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    A dash of perspective

    I will never forget the dreadful moment I received my first cancer diagnosis. There’s something so etching about the well-practiced words from the doctor when delivering such life-altering news. Regardless of how impeccably honed these masters of medicine bedside manners might be - no matter...

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    The stewing frog

    “Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery,” Winston Churchill once so brilliantly illuminated.

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    “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

    George Lucas always intended “Star Wars” to be nine-part series. Episodes IV-VI came out in the 70s and 80s. The poorly-received Episodes I-III are a decade old. Now we’re kicking off the final trilogy with the J.J. Abrams-directed Episode VII, “The Force Awakens.”...

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    A grateful state of mind

    One Thanksgiving my husband and I found ourselves with no plans. With most of our family deceased or previously engaged, we agreed upon a less conventional gala and set out for the coast to find ourselves a quiet stretch of beach.

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    To each his own

    Meeting a sister-friend for some much needed girl time, I recently ventured into downtown Clovis. Wondering the isles of the Book Nook, a used bookstore, I found myself perusing the historical fiction isle.

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    Against All Odds

    When first reading the story of Hooch, the horrifically abused French Mastiff lovingly penned by Marley’s Mutts Dog Rescue, my heart broke. What disturbed maniac could barbarically remove the ears, and worse the tongue of any animal, let alone possibly the sweetest pup on the planet?

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    Fifty shades of reality

    Often I refrain contributing personal views, though withholding my considerations of the color issues being shoved down America’s societal throat, I no longer shall.

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    Sad state of affairs

    If ever I knew the wretched state of humankind, this harsh reality hit home of late.

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    Tea for Two

    I was gifted a long anticipated reunion with an estranged life-long acquaintance recently. Wanting to celebrate in superb style, I surprised her with a high tea at our area tea house, Time For Tea. I hate to divulge such, but this had sadly been my very first experience dining at this charming establishment...

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    Petty lies and deceitful devices

    Where in our history did we become more likely to believe fabrications over truth in any given situation? How is it, that one can know well the constitution of another individual, yet when rumors circulate, disregard all that that person has long proved to stand for? Believing instead disparaging...

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