Safety first, and always.

I find myself using the word ‘safe’ more and more these days.  As a child, our parents would tell us to be safe and we’d be bothered by it. We thought them to be no fun or overprotective, only wanting to control us.  We hardly, if ever, heeded their advice and weren’t smart enough to know that such a small word was filled with enormous amounts of love, care and wisdom.

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Everything old is new again!

If you hadn’t read them here, be sure to check out two new published pieces on the Elephant Journal.

Societal norms that need to just go away and the ugliness of social media – and many people today.

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Also, stay tuned. I write for a variety of publications, yet find myself behind on new work. I’ll post updates here.

In honor of Betty White and my favorite, the Golden Girls, thank you for being a friend!

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My latest on the Elephant Journal.

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Mindful reading. Mindful life.

Voice automated technology. Say what?

Technology – a blessing and a burden.

Having to call several pharmacies today, I lost count of the dead ends I reached.

Typically I have a lot of patience, but I found myself in a highly inflammable state today and admittedly afflicted with a case of the grumps.

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And this is why I love the Elephant Journal.

Some right wing extremists hate anything that leans green, vegan or liberal. Much of this is perception or sound byte based, not rooted in fact or even familiarity. This can be said for the left wing extremists, as well.

The Elephant Journal will publish and promote all sides of any issue. They truly believe in indie journalism and making the world a better place – even when we disagree.

That is beautiful. This is introspective and insightful – for all. Offering different viewpoints with respect and consideration is what opens our minds and gets us to think. And that is what we need more of in this world.

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