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Negativity: Just Another Demeaning Label?

Apr 13, 2014

Negativity is a drain on our positivity, we are told. Apparently, there's just so much positivity to go around.

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This Star Won’t Go Out – Book Review

Many of you have read John Green's "The Fault in Our Stars" and if you haven't, you should.  It is a remarkable book. Yes, the category is YA but don't let that dissuade you.  There is nothing childish about it. It is a gorgeous, insightful, true book.The girl who inspired Green was a lovely...

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On being an athletic fat kid

Apr 9, 2014
On being an athletic fat kid

  When I brought home my report card near the end of fourth grade at Our Lady of Lourdes grammar school in Queens, I gave it to my mother. She took it into the dining room to discuss it with … Continue reading

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LE WEEK-END: At Last A Film That Captures 60+

Apr 7, 2014

Behind these questions for all of us is the human urge to create a meaningful life. It’s the same urge that propelled us in our twenties, except now there are limits imposed.

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Consciousness and Health
The Role of Spirituality in Health Care

The Role of Spirituality in Health Care

In 2002, Dr. Donald Moss, then president of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB), decided to devote his entire annual meeting to exploring “the role of spirituality in health care.” Given the growing interest in the subject at that time, this seemed like a good idea – just not one...

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When you watch the NCAA championship basketball game, remember: Life isn’t fair

Apr 7, 2014

If I were a high school player watching the NCAA basketball tournament, I think I would give up any fantasy of playing in the NBA. The skill levels of many players, coupled by their height and athleticism, seem so far out … Continue reading

Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
The Ultimate in Contradictions

So today is my birthday. (Mmmmmm.....cartoon cake) Thank you! In case you were wondering, I turn 56. (And I live in California) Now, you might think that would make me happy. (Not the California part - the 56 part.)  And you are so right, ...

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Hairy-chested guys aren’t so sexy these days

Apr 2, 2014
Hairy-chested guys aren’t so sexy these days

I’m not in fashion this season. That’s what I learned from perusing the New York Times Style Magazine this week. Editor Deborah Needleman describes the manly style depicted by male models in the magazine this way: A look is being … Continue reading

Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
Dreams come true

There is more than one person's dreams represented in the above photo When I was first diagnosed with breast cancer, I wanted to read blogs to find out how people actually managed the treatment and the experience of having cancer.  How bad was t...

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How can anyone root for Kentucky?

Mar 31, 2014

Watching Kentucky knock away opponents in the NCAA basketball tournament is irritating. When Aaron Harrison nailed a three-pointer yesterday to seal a 75-72 victory over Michigan, I gritted my teeth and cursed in my head so as not to disturb … Continue reading



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