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Manchester Bombing

                          Photo: canstockphoto17157535.jpg       We grieve with you, Manchester.  
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The Wisdom in a Graceful Exit

    The Wisdom of a Graceful Exit By Vicki Hinze   There is an art to life and to business. We don’t always think of either in those terms, but we should. When we remember or discover the art to life and business and work within [...]
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Anzac Day–Memorial Day New Zealand Style

Memorial Day–New Zealand Style By Matthew Wright Guest Post at Bayard & Holmes     In one of the quirks of history, both New Zealand and Australia remember their war dead on 25 April – which isn’t when any war ended. It’s [...]
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Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day by Vicki Hinze     When we fall, Mom picks us up and carries us until we can walk on our own again.   Mom comforts us and bind our wounds. She whispers reassurances and reminds us who we are.       Mom [...]
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Spilling Secrets and Breaking Confidences

SPILLING SECRETS AND BREAKING CONFIDENCES By Vicki Hinze     Many don’t care why secrets are spilled and confidences are broken. They care only that their secrets have been spilled and their confidences have been broken. But they should [...]
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Missiles and Lines–North Korea

Bayard & Holmes ~ Jay Holmes Once again, North Korea’s man-boy dictator Kim Jong-un, a.k.a. Kimi 3.0, has managed to attract international attention. The United States and most of North Korea’s neighbors are increasingly concerned by [...]
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America’s National Observations: May

 
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Trolls and Online Stalkers—Beware!

Trolls and Online Stalkers—Beware! By Vicki Hinze   Writers get all kinds of messages from all kinds of people.  Ones who are lost, sad, broken-hearted; prisoners, criminals, victims; ones who are in crisis, losing loved ones, dying. People [...]
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Hekmet Fahmy–The Fox Behind the Desert Fox

Bayard & Holmes ~ Jay Holmes On June 10, 1940, Italy declared war on Great Britain. At the time, Great Britain lacked the resources to invade Italy, and Italy had no intention of invading Great Britain. However, the two enemies, along with [...]
A Gift Before Departing, Vicki Hinze

A Gift Before Departing

A Gift Before Departing   By   Vicki Hinze     A few years ago I thought I had a life-threatening illness.  It turned out to be a paperwork mistake, but there were about six weeks when I didn’t yet know that. I thought my time here [...]