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Archives for February 2012
Amia Moore gives us an honest and compelling view of how her family overcomes grief and finds the peace and strength to move forward in the shadows of a deep loss.
Today let’s talk about approval seeking. Have you ever felt like everybody had to be OK with anything you did?
Every time there is an election my work colleagues complain that they have to vote (voting being compulsory in Australia). “What’s the point of me voting? My vote is not going to make a difference.” Then my mother’s voice goes off in my head “Suffragettes made so many sacrifices so we can vote.” Visions of […]
The Whooping Crane was, and is, one of the most endangered birds in North America. Though probably never abundant, the population reached a staggering low of about 15 birds in 1941 due to hunting and habitat loss/degradation.
You can’t expect management to solve all of the problems. Then again, if you are the manager, you can’t expect your people to solve them all either. Solutions come from teamwork, a good attitude and an empowered staff.
Growing up female in North America you get the sense from a very early age that you’ll never quite measure up. Your hips will be too large or your breasts too small. Your IQ will take second place to your dress size. I count myself among the body mercenaries. From dieting to bulimia, monthly cellulite inspections and wrinkle checks, living in this female form can feel like internment at times. A couple of months ago I escaped from my barbed wire mind and moved into the mansion of my body.
A few weeks ago I wrote about two groundbreaking 1967 films starring Sidney Poitier in which Poitier portrays a black man who insists upon sharing equal ground with the white people who inhabit his world. In that review I said that while I did not consider either of the movies or Poitier’s acting to be […]
I woke up that morning to find that overnight summer had ended. The morning wind brought a hint of winter chill and the lake was flat. The fog lay heavy in the weeds, blue in the absence of sunlight. The steel boats tied to the floats had a resigned feel, at least to me they […]
Hummus, a lifesaving staple for chuppies, isn’t just for chickpeas. Here’s an easy way to make delicious almond hummus!