Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Rise and the Fall

Before dawn at 5:00 a.m. on April 27 construction crews protected by 250 policemen broke through the reconstructed mile of the Berlin Wall to create a 16-foot gap which will allow for access to the construction site of a luxury … Continue reading

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Looking Over the Ethical Precipice

Talk about euthanasia and immediately everyone looks behind him. Will the Grim Reaper be a hired gun or a loving relative who has had enough? Every morning my cat vomits, and I wonder if it is time to put her … Continue reading

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Strutting Women

Although “Strutting Women” sounds stridently feminist,  when I see how far women have come in the last half century, I feel a bit of a swagger coming on. Not that I have personally  contributed to advancements in gender equity, but I … Continue reading

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Expecting the Worst

As I prepare for our trip to the Galapagos, I am doing some research. Unfortunately, in my case, I’m “a day late and a dollar short.” Leave it to me. I arranged the flight to Quito and then a second flight 600 … Continue reading

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