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July, 2021

  • 4 July

    What to a woman is the 4th of July?

    The July 4th celebration began to commemorate the Declaration of Independence passed by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776.  “When in the Course of human Events, it becomes necessary for People to dissolve the Political Bands …WE hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created equal, …

June, 2021

May, 2021

  • 25 May

    Learning to walk

    Dear Graduate, The root meaning of the word graduation is to step forward. When you graduate, you’ve taken a step ahead, or up. It’s a big, meaningful step, and you’ve worked hard, so you rightfully celebrate and receive lots of congratulations, and hopefully take a vacation to recuperate. It’s funny …

April, 2021

  • 12 April

    Tiny Things Matter Most

      If the pandemic has brought one lesson home more than anything, it’s that teensy-tiny things can change the world. We’ve all had the experience of having a glochid stuck in your finger – those tiny bristles on some cacti – and how this can cause more discomfort and ruin …

March, 2021

  • 16 March

    The Color of Polar Bears

    I read once about a psychologist who went to study people in Siberia, to find out how Siberians think. One question went like this: “In the Far North, where there is snow, all bears are white. Novaya Zembla (the name of a town) is in the Far North, and there …

February, 2021

January, 2021

November, 2020