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Showing posts from November, 2012

For "Thanks and Giving"

I can’t believe it’s that time of year again. It seems to go by in a flash. Each year the seasons go faster in faster. I don’t know how people who live in climates that are the same year round do it. I would be totally confused. The changing weather and the holidays marked on my calendar force me to acknowledge that time is passing and to sit up and pay attention. For us New Yorkers we recently got a serious wake-up call. Hurricane Sandy blew in and took with her many homes, personal belongs, and even more tragic- lives. I believe that since we are not accustom to hurricanes actually making land fall and doing damage the reality was even worse. Having to acknowledge that the repercussions would last months and not days was a hard pill to swallow. I am very lucky to have had power and shelter throughout the storm and I am well aware of how grateful I should be ( ).  I have family members and fr