The Three Known Phases of July

Everyone in North America knows that January is one of the most painstaking months of the year because of its longevity. So much so, that I’ve often wondered who it is that we can blame for secretly adding numbers to its already full calendar page. Part of that feeling comes from the ridiculously cold weather …

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There’s Just Something About February

The Christmas season comes and goes and then there’s January. The month which everyone agrees lasts forever. In fact, the trek to thirty-one days has an uncanny ability to make time stand still somewhere in between, even appearing to go backward at certain moments. Just when you think you’re nearing its end, it’s as though …

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Another Christmas Season Come and Gone…

The only ornament on our tree for Christmas. Here’s hoping that next year I can change it to, ‘Baby, it’s Hawaii outside!”. It really is hard to believe that another holiday season is coming to a close. Different as it was, it was something to look forward to and soon, there will be that familiar …

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Paying Homage to Parents and Teachers (Kudos to Those Who Are Both!)

  As back-to-school season ensues, I cannot help but reflect on the adults who are heroes of sorts in their own rights when it comes to looking after children.  Though not a parent myself, my job of more than two decades involves working with children and I have many a friend who are parents and/or …

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