Tag Archives: Gay Rights

Oh, Oh Freedom!

We joined my son and his family at his in-laws in Atlanta for Passover, the holiday that commemorates the emancipation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. The meal, the Seder, includes the retelling of the story, often accompanied … Continue reading

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Good Reads: Tracy Chevalier & Barbara Vine

In 1850, Honor Bright leaves England for Ohio, accompanying her sister Grace who is engaged to be married. Grace dies on the voyage and Honor is left to face the many challenges of adjusting to life far from home. On … Continue reading

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A Gold Award, An 84th Birthday & A Petition

My niece Ruby, received her Gold Award this week. The highest award in Girl Scouts, she earned the required number of merit badges, logged countless community service hours, hiked and camped in all kinds of weather, sold boxes and boxes … Continue reading

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