Community and Family

thoughts on how we fit into the web of community, family and society

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It’s unseasonably hot, we desperately need rain in my location, the air quality is poor, the air conditioning broke yesterday, the madness is on so many fronts it is easy to feel overwhelmed, but still, I pause to notice a heart-shaped cloud. And then write another email. And make another donation. And do a few calming poses.

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On My Walk to Work I Happened Into a Friendly and Important Conversation 

Have you called, emailed, etc about the looming health care bill, about DACA, about diplomacy over military action?

Please make it a practice. A weekly practice. Regardless of your assessment of the likely impact of your one small voice. We are all in this together.

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On My Morning Walk to Work

I had a long work day, followed by a Board meeting. One of the best aspects of my daily routine, given I am walking distance to work and volunteer commitments, is that I have the opportunity to enjoy things and appreciate the seasons just getting from one place to the next, no matter how full my day is otherwise .

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