The Answer Is….Yes

Repeatedly, scientific studies have proven that humans exhibit empathy from the start. Infants tend to cry more when they hear others crying, for instance. Unfortunately, self-interest and a sense of greed sometimes overtake that initial empathetic impulse, leaving us with an ongoing societal struggle between people who wish to help others and those who believe…
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It’s A Small Town After All

Last Black Friday, what floated my boat was a brief cruise with my husband, daughter and three close family friends through the iconic “It’s a Small World” attraction at Disneyland. As the unmistakable tune, sung in various languages, played on an endless loop while we drifted past the somewhat stereotypical displays of countries around the…
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Settling

Lofty aspirations. That’s what most people, whether young or young at heart, embrace as they embark on what’s expected to be a lifelong journey of togetherness commonly referred to in our society as marriage. In the fashion of slightly more than 50 percent of the U.S. populace, my spouse and I took that meaningful walk…
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Unpack This

Lately, something has been bugging me. To be honest (make that TBH), numerous things have been raising my dander–so many, in fact, that it would take far more than 500 words to justify my positions and air my complaints. Hence, I’ll start with one little item: So. Yep, that’s it: So. Haven’t you noticed? Everyone…
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Sweat For Success

Whew! Last week, the weather in our region was sweltering. High humidity, steamy days, temperatures in the upper 80s….it felt far more like mid-summer than the tail end of the fair-weather season. But autumn activities were nevertheless in full swing, creating some interesting match-ups. Take, for instance, marching band. The 160+ members of the Worthington…
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