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Speed of sound …

Nighttime is dark and silent in the town where I grew up, surrounded by towering trees and mountains. As children we knew to come home when the streetlights turned on, as it would soon be too dark to play. The … Continue reading

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Someday we’ll find it, the rainbow connection …

My desire to communicate using the written word started in grade 2, when the encyclopedia salesman sat in the living room with my parents. I wandered in and saw volume H of the New Book of Knowledge, and as they … Continue reading

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I’m so glad we had this time together …

The Carol Burnett show premiered the year I was born and carried on for 11 seasons. I grew up admiring Carol and her team of performers – who can forget how Harvey Korman would crack up in his scenes with … Continue reading

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I believe in the power of you and I …

Wikipedia states that “Belief is the psychological state in which an individual holds a proposition or premise to be true.” As young children, we carry unquestionable belief in the existence of Santa Claus, Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy. Parents work to … Continue reading

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Help I’m steppin’ into the twilight zone …

Sometimes finding the right information online can feel somewhat like slipping into the twilight zone, where there is no end in sight, no final page to turn, no complete answer. There is always another point of view, another perspective on … Continue reading

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