July 2023

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Nobody Puts Baby in the Corner

Nobody puts Baby in the corner. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve watched the movie that features this line. (Do you know it?) I also can’t tell you how often I put myself in a corner.  I wanted to write a book but never did. I wanted to learn another language but never did.  I wanted to […]

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I Read Banned Books

I read banned books. ⁠⁠In fact, I taught a class about banned books when I was a literature instructor. ⁠⁠People in my classes were always surprised to learn there was censorship here in the U.S. The land of Free Speech. ⁠⁠There was censorship back when I taught the class. And the number of book challenges

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A Note on “Mindset”

We often hear the word “mindset.” We need to change our mindset. If we change our mindset, then our life will change. Mindset is the key to happiness. I am not a fan of the word because, firstly, it is way overused, but also, it takes more than changing your mindset to invite growth and

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