An optimist isn’t necessarily a blithe, slightly sappy whistler in the dark of our time. To be hopeful in bad times is not just foolishly romantic. It is based on the fact that human history is a history not only of cruelty but also of […]

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I blame Tom

There is an ice cream bar in the cafeteria today…I had to have one. Ok I didn’t HAVE to have one but I swear I heard it calling my name. I’ve found that I do better at losing weight the couple weeks after TOM but […]

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The “Santa” Issue

This discussion started from David about whether or not the whole Santa Clause lie is ok with to do with kids. I mean giving kids this mythical figure that gives them presents every year is sweet and fun in one way but in another way […]

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