Keyword: Andrea Doray
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How's your level of trust these days? I ask because "trust" is my word for 2017. Perhaps you know that in lieu of making New Year's resolutions, I choose a word as a focus for the coming year. At … more
It's finally happened. Not unlike seeing the mileage on your car turning 100,000 - or 200,000! - miles, I have been watching my email inbox for a new milestone, and this week it happened: I have more … more
Eva Levine's birthday - July 6 - always follows hard on our own American Independence Day. I commemorate Eva's birthday, as I do every year, by reflecting on the Holocaust, in which millions of Jews … more
Zucchini ... it was a piece of zucchini, about the size of your thumbnail, in a delicious bite of pasta with spicy shrimp. Once it lodged in my throat, I jumped up from the table and staggered to the … more
I've written about poetry before, because, as both a journalist and a poet, the lyrical, mystical, profound, angry, loving and authentic world of words compressed into lines and stanzas is … more
About 15 years into my career, a young woman from another department in the organization where we both worked asked me to lunch. To my complete - and ignorant - surprise, she asked me to be her … more
Because we do not think of the next generation, they will never forget us. - Henrik Tikkanen What did you do on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22? I drove - alone - on several errands. After my car … more
Dear Senators and Representatives of the 115th Congress: I am writing to respectfully ask you – all of you – to stop hiding behind the smokescreen of “but they made me do it.” No one makes you vote the way the way you do. No one forces to … more
April is National Poetry Month. Thus, I paraphrase: "Oh, somewhere in this favoured land the sun is shining bright, / The band is playing somewhere, and somewhere hearts are light; / And somewhere … more
See if this plot is familiar to you: Happy couple says goodbye to each other on the morning before Valentine’s Day as they climb into their respective vehicles to drive to work. Less than an hour later, one calls the other, in shock: A car … more
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