Category Archives: News

On Michael Hastings

I came to learn about Michael Hastings from Jack Gray, a writer/producer for Anderson Cooper 360, years ago. On Jack’s recommendation, I followed Michael on Twitter, especially enjoying his tweets from a writer’s workshop he attended in New England. Commenting on … Continue reading

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Words can inspire.

Yesterday I ran across this most excellent quote: In times of profound change, the learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists. – Eric Hoffer Those words define … Continue reading

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If women ruled the world.

Earlier I was reading an article by CNN contributor David Gergen entitled “What is Obama’s endgame in Libya?” In the article, Mr. Gergen observes it was three women who talked President Obama into using force against Gadhafi: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Susan … Continue reading

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Inspirational Quote of the Day

In light of current events in the news, this is a reminder to break away and give it a rest. It is easy to become addicted to watching disaster coverage. We all need to be aware of burnout, especially when … Continue reading

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Be Careful What You Wish For

By Charlsey H. Wallace  It all started with a simple comment, made strictly to amuse my friends.  Frankly none of us care for Dana Loesch for many reasons, but she was about to give us one more to add to … Continue reading

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The Word of the Moment ~ WikiLeaks

I’ve spent the majority of my free time this week doing research and generally reading up on the WikiLeaks situation. It was exhausting and I was not at all certain how I wanted to approach the subject until a friend … Continue reading

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