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Lyn Belzer-Tonnessen
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Writer, Independent Scholar, Irish Catholic, NYC expatriate
Writer, Independent Scholar, Irish Catholic, NYC expatriate

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Deep Cross-Cultural Understandings
All we wish for is peace on earth and good will toward all people. And a decent bagel. As many of you know, I am Catholic. As many of you also know, C., my best friend, who also lives with my husband, daughter, and me, is Jewish. And we're not talking secul...

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Be Warned, I Swear in This One. A Lot.
This post is in response to an essay I read earlier today by an internet acquaintance and very popular author and blogger Ferrett Steinmetz , entitled, " How to Be a Good Depressive Citizen ." In his essay, Ferrett makes a very good point about the unwritte...

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The Power of Poop
So, I've technically missed a day on my mission to write a blog post every day for 40 days, but I got back up to write this, so it counts for something. I think I had a really good reason for missing out, though. A new and exciting side effect of depression...

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So, This Lent Thing
I have always been a fan of doing something for Lent, as opposed to giving something up. I don't drink that much, I don't smoke, and, trust me, no one wants me giving up chocolate. To that end, this year, I'm going to be writing every day and posting it. So...

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I Used to Judge
...and I still do, to a certain extent. Probably more than is good for me. But the judging I'm referring to is parents with little kids. My particular pet peeve used to be little kids in church. I used to give the kids quelling looks, and my posture would g...

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