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What is happening in Yemen?
Last month’s murder of Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi embassy in Turkey has put a
renewed spotlight on the regime of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad Bin
Salman (MBS). The journalist, often critical of the current Saudi regime, is
said to have been ki...
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Sober October - Day 26
Sorry for my absence. this week. There is nothing to report on the home front. I have to admit I'm counting the days until Halloween but I'm holding strong. I'm thinking of possible posts for November, when this blog will resume its normal themes of family,...
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Sober October - Day 15
Woot, 15 days!! I'm halfway there. This weekend was easy because I was super sick. I laid on the couch all weekend long -which was actually a nice, albeit mandatory, way to relax. I wonder what I'm going to do after November. I listened to a podcast about d...
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Sober October - Day 10
Today was quite a good day -probably because I was busy all day at work and this evening with hockey. That helps! The last few days haven't been bad but there is always an hour (6-ish) where things go wrong for everyone and poor Joe must think "woman, get s...
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Friday Favorites
Hello there. I hope you had a good week. I spent Monday and Tuesday morning with my dad, who was attending a workshop in Las Vegas. It was so good to connect one-on-one and talk non stop! This weekend, we don't have plans other than Leo's usual hockey games...
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How to be an effective white ally
I recently read Tim
Wise’s excellent book,  White Like Me . The
book talks about Wise’s own path toward his understanding of race as white
person and his subsequent work toward racial justice. One of the chapters
particularly caught my attention: one that d...
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Friday (cough Saturday cough) Favorites
Wow what a week. Halloween was a blast -Jude (SWAT police officer) was sick last year but this year he knocked on all the doors and loved interacting with people while Leo (wait for it... hockey player) enjoyed spending time with his cousins. This weekend I...
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Me, too
My mom. She was 15 when she was raped – by her mom’s
boyfriend, as is often the case. This single act destroyed the rest of her
life. She was so naive and beautiful at that age, though I know that looks
and age have nothing to do with why women are raped. R...
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Me, too
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Friday Favorites
Hi there. How have you been? Things have been routine here. Hockey, school, work, tv, books, wine... This weekend we're celebrating Joe's dear uncle's life. I hope this will be a time to heal and reminisce. What are your plans? Here are a few interesting li...
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37: A new direction
As you know if you've been reading this blog for a few months (and if you don't, you can catch up here ) I have high hopes for this new year of my life -for 37. I decided that instead of resolutions, I'd make lasting positive changes in my life, and I start...
37: A new direction
37: A new direction
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