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November 23, 2016
Perspective
I Was an Anchor Child
Marilyn Wallner
Although we may chafe at this image, it is something all first generation American citizens have in common: we were anchor children. READ MORE »
perspective
Giving Thanks: A Canadian Perspective
John Bell
Thanksgiving in America is a much bigger deal than it is above the 49th parallel. The days surrounding the holiday are the most travelled of the year. READ MORE »
Travel
The Old New River, Still Magnificent 
Jack Betts
It was a little over 40 years ago when I first began hearing about the New River — not the one down near Camp LeJeune on Carolina's coastline, but the one up in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia and North Carolina. READ MORE »
Work
Mindfulness: Improving Mental Focus
Deborah Fernandez
Do you feel that there are not enough hours to accomplish what’s on your calendar at work? Do you know how to escape the noise and clutter and the constant tug on your time and energy? READ MORE »
World
Vietnam: The Birth of Cynicism
Philip E. Jenks
The Vietnam War ended in a rout 40 years ago. As North Vietnamese troops surged into Saigon in April 1975, Americans in the U.S. embassy fled to a rooftop helipad where they were evacuated to safety. READ MORE »
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