Category Archives: Peace & Conflict

Letter from Cuba #6: The Resilience of Revolution

We arrived in Cuba on the heels of U.S. President Obama’s visit, the first visit of an American president in almost 90 years. The promise of “cutting loose the failed policies of the past” and building a new relationship with … Continue reading

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Letter from France #4 – The Canadians

It’s difficult to know where to begin. My head is full and my heart is heavy. Today’s travels in France took a serious turn. I will hold our driving adventures for another time. Today we visited the D-Day landing beaches. … Continue reading

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So Much to Tell

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I haven’t posted for quite some time. Yesterday was the first in months, a simple review of this blog thanks to the people at WordPress. Today is about my year personally. My calendar paints a picture of a year with … Continue reading

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Challenge Title #2: Three Things I don’t like about Casablanca

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Casablanca.  “Play it, Sam.” “You must remember this, a kiss is just a kiss….” Smoky bars. Intrigue. Broken hearts. Evil Nazis. Casablanca is an iconic film, one that evokes instant response. It doesn’t even matter if you’ve seen it. Which … Continue reading

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Guest Post – The NHL and the Observer Effect

Sweetie has had a lot of time on his hands the past couple of months thanks to an accident in mid-July. He was looking forward to the start of hockey season but alas, it appears he may have a long … Continue reading

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What’s Compassion?

This is a question I’m currently struggling with. Your help would be very much appreciated. A few months ago, I signed on to the Charter for Compassion. The Charter for Compassion is a document that transcends religious, ideological, and national … Continue reading

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Guest Post: You Can’t Lock Up an Idea

  Sweetie is going to have to get his own blog soon. As we watch governments send police into city parks to forcibly remove the protesters along with their tents and belongings I can’t help think I’ve seen this somewhere before. … Continue reading

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