Monthly Archives: May 2012

Can writing change the writer?

Ever since I read a quote from a blogger who said that blogging had changed him (but gave no indication how), I’ve wondered if I can point to any differences in myself as a result of my slogging through almost two … Continue reading

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Giving up control to gain it?

It’s hard to let go of control at any stage in life. Retirement age is no exception, although I’ve found that this period gives me a much stronger sense of control.  I don’t have a boss, deadlines are those I … Continue reading

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May Day: from celebrations to demonstrations

What do spring pagan festivals have in common with demonstrations for immigrant and workers’ rights?  They both take place on May 1. Since I couldn’t think of any other commonality, I decided to do a little research to find out … Continue reading

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