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Lady Liberty

As the plane left La Guardia airport, it circled around the familiar robed woman wearing a crown of seven spikes. She holds a torch above her head with her right hand. In her left hand she carries a tablet. A … Continue reading

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Victors Write History

Triumphant victors write history. And more often than not the triumphant are the more powerful past– the male. But just as history contains many times and many truths, it also contains many people—half of them women. The recent “velvet revolution” … Continue reading

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Dutiful Freedom

“Why can’t I have freedom to do what I want?” complained my eight-year-old grandson when he was asked to perform a task given him. “There are too many rules and duties,” he whined further. One of my goddaughters at age … Continue reading

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Universal Music

I happened to be in Geneva at the that time of year when the streets of Europe fill with the sound of music, as professional and amateur musicians of all ages and abilities celebrate the Fete de la Musique. With … Continue reading

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