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Rich – To begin our first blog of the New Year, I have a question for you: Where, or what, is ‘home’? Throughout my 42¾ years, I’ve lived in 23 different houses/apartments, in 13 villages/towns/cities, in three (or four, depending … Continue reading

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Out on the Edge

Jaspa – Today’s blog is actually going to be more of a conversation, with my good friend Phyllis Frogses… Phyllis – Hi everyone! J – Phyllis and I, together with my brother, Bisckits, recently went to Toronto to do the … Continue reading

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Hard Air

Rich – Air. It’s all around us. We can’t survive for more than a few minutes without it. When air is pure and still, its presence is almost a matter of faith. We can’t see it, even though it’s right … Continue reading

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End of an Era

Rich – It’s 5.39 in the morning on July 21st, 2011. The Space Shuttle Atlantis is currently approaching Central America at an altitude of 41 miles, 1800 miles from its landing site at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. She’s … Continue reading

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It’s a small World

Rich – There’s a theory called six degrees of separation that suggests that all of us are separated from everybody else by six people at most. The idea goes that if you take all the people you know and call … Continue reading

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A day, a year, a lifetime & a life

Rich – Last week was an eventful week for us, marked by some occasions that can at best be considered trivially silly and others that were deeply profound. Here are the edited highlights, in ascending order of importance… Day: On … Continue reading

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The pros & cons of Facebook

Rich – Whether we’re addicts, opponents or casual browsers, we all have our opinion of Facebook. For some of us it’s an unwarranted invasion of our privacy, for others it’s practically lifeblood, while for most it’s a time-efficient way to … Continue reading

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