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Book Review: Around One More Point

Exploring, beachcombing, fishing or waiting for a break in the weather, Mary Gazetas has paddled the west coast for almost 30 summers. Each year, when it’s "time for the... 



A Tribute to Parents

I have lived a charmed life. I was born to parents who had nothing materially, but who loved me deeply and were proud of me. I seemed to know that fact from my earliest memories around... 



Saving What We Love

This is the time of year that my excitement starts to grow. It is when I begin to anticipate seeing members of my "family” again. I’m speaking of the killer whale.... 



Not to Worry

My work in health care tends to put me in touch with worried people, so I began to wonder about worry itself. If so many people worry, it must have some kind of value. Most of... 



Poem to My Son

A unique specimen of precious flesh, rare dazzling order of perfection,put in my hands from out of my own being.The days of inner richness and importance filled my essence and conscious... 



Family Ties that Bind and Bind

There is a lot of pressure on individuals, especially around holidays, such as Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Christmas, and Thanksgiving, to be part of a perfectly functional,... 



Out of the Mouths of Babes – What Does Love Mean?

What Does Love Mean? A group of professional people posed this question to a group of 4 to 8 year-olds. The answers they received were broader and deeper than anyone could have imagined. "When... 



The Secret to Great Sex

The secret to great sex is not a pill, or a toy, or another partner. The secret to great sex is to "make love” more often with our partner. Making love involves much more than... 



Growing the 100 Mile Diet

Ten basic concepts to explore "possibilities” for "eating local, buying local” food. In the 1980s we, grandmothers and grandfathers, were seeding the plants that have... 



One Billion Tree Challenge

As our attention turns to the greening of our gardens, pause to consider whether you have space in your world for a tree. 2007 marks the official year of the Plant for the Planet:Billion... 



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