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Loves Are All You Need…

We love food, dogs, weather, football, music, clothes, places, books, movies, work, money, fashion, sex, cars, shoes, handbags, flowers, chocolate, yoga, tennis, skiing, sunsets, houses, status, TV shows, languages, cosmetics, cats, birds, wildlife, travel, adventure, excitement, gadgets, sports – but … Continue reading


On Friday, December 14th, 2012, I visited Auschwitz.  I didn’t want to go.  I was scared of what I’d see and what I’d imagine and how I’d never be able to forget any of it.  But I went because I … Continue reading

Slavery Enslaves Us All

It is estimated that there are 27 million people in slavery worldwide.  More slaves than at any other time in human history.  Even though nowadays – unlike other times in human history – slavery is illegal in most countries in … Continue reading

Me, Unlucky – You, Stupid.

Have you ever noticed that when you make a mistake you are inclined to see it as a bit of bad luck, but when you watch someone else make a mistake you tend to believe they are careless or foolish? … Continue reading

Just A Girl in a Dress

Because the Rwandan genocide was less than twenty years ago and because many of the conditions that allowed it to flourish unchecked still abound in our world, it is vital to look at it.  To see what we can learn.  Shake … Continue reading



We think of art as something esoteric. Something mysterious. Not connected to ordinary matter. But it’s not true. Beautiful music is made from ordinary materials. The leap from the ordinary to the extraordinary is all in application. It’s about how … Continue reading