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Adapting to Adoption

A Fairy Tale Once upon a time, there was a little child who needed a new family to keep her safe and secure. Then she was adopted. After some traumatic adventures, some good and some bad, she lived happily ever … Continue reading

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(Are We the) April Fools Today?

Court Jester It’s a relevant image: when the news is so serious that you have to make fun of it for it to be bearable, you have to start playing the Fool. In Tarot, the Fool card has no number. … Continue reading

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Utopia or Dystopia?

Eve of Destruction or Dawn of a New Age? It all depends on your perspective, doesn’t it? The thinking on climate change is that we’re running out of time before we destroy this Earth and everything on it. And if … Continue reading

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The Perfect Woman?

According to the Daily Mail According to Me: Sarah Shahi

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The American Dream: Is It Over?

A discussion in five images = 5,000 words…

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When is Sex not Sex?

When there is no intercourse! The Brett Kavanaugh media blitz yesterday (on Fox) to ‘clear his name’ brought to light an interesting echo: he claimed, while choking back tears, that he was a virgin all through high school. At the … Continue reading

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In Canada, We Agree to Disagree

We Like to be Different Because Canada and the United States have the longest unprotected border (stretching 4,000 miles from sea-to-shining-sea), Canadians feel they must protect their ‘identity’ by providing an alternative to the American way of life. We feel … Continue reading

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The Machine Stops…

Written in 1909 I want this fact to sink in: 109 years ago, E.M. Forster sat down to write a science fiction short story. In it he envisioned a world of people living underground after ‘something’ makes living above ground … Continue reading

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Facebook: Society’s Mirror?

Or a Necessary Evil? Today is April Fool’s Day (and Easter Sunday) 2018. But this is no joke. Facebook has come in for a lot of criticism lately. Most of it seems justified, but is it really wrong to give … Continue reading

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The Old Folks at Home?

Sitting on the Porch in Rocking Chairs The Carol Burnett Show used to feature a skit of a couple of seniors discussing their lives. The payoff was almost always the same: he’d make a gentle pass at her and she … Continue reading

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