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Real Life Rants

RANT to Christmas cards. I just don’t understand why some folks only have pictures of their grandchildren on their Christmas cards. It would be great to see the whole family. RANT to the person on the radio this morning complaining how inflation … Continue reading

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Unused Name

A silly problem, perhaps, but here goes. I have a neighbor who is very nice and kind. We wave to one another across our gardens, and occasionally engage in a little small talk. I’ve introduced myself by name to her … Continue reading

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Diversity: Embrace Joy

On a recent evening, my wife and I heard what sounded like live mariachi music a few houses away. We were drawn to the uplifting Latin beat, so we followed the sound to a family gathering down the block in … Continue reading

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A Warning About Neighbors

The Bible says to “love thy neighbor,” but I took that advice too far, dating a man from down the street before we mutually ghosted each other. (During a Canadian winter, we mistakenly prized the convenience of proximity over compatibility.) … Continue reading

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Practice Random Acts of Kindness Together

Help someone cross the street, hold open a door, say something nice to a stranger. Without making it a big deal, discuss what it felt like to do something nice and unexpected. Talk about what the other person may have felt … Continue reading

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