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Sr. Jeannine Gramick Asks, “What Can We Do to Lessen Anti-LGBT Prejudice?” — Bondings 2.0

Sr. Jeannine Gramick, co-founder of New Ways Ministry, marked the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) earlier this month with a reflection on her ministry in an international context. Writing for The National Catholic Reporter’s “Global Sisters Report,“ … Continue reading

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It’s a shitty business.

When it rains in New York City, rain and debris from city streets mixes with wastewater containing raw sewage and other pollutants and overload the city’s antiquated combined sewage and stormwater system, dumping the polluted brew into the waters around … Continue reading

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My arcs

A curious activity since my father’s death while looking into his military history became something of a hobby.  Piecing together elements of his family history had never been a topic of discussion as adults, and somehow filling the gaps has … Continue reading

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The Great American … book of some kind

There are cooks, and there are chefs, and then there are chefs who are sought after for the kitchens of the restaurants with numerous Michelin stars. There are engineers, and then there are engineers who design that next generation of … Continue reading

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Gracefully retired

I am now completely retired, and my sense of self is not defined in any way by the fact that this retirement is reflected on my professional license or professional associations. So, anything I have to say related to accountancy … Continue reading

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special needs planning and medicaid

Medicaid rules have been amended and significantly improved in terms of permitting and promoting employment for those with special needs.   Review the NYS medicaid rules by doing a Google search, looking for increased income allowances and permitted resources that … Continue reading

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Facebook page

Look at my Facebook networking page.  I update more frequently.  I have posted useful resources from time to time, but overall, it is a microcosm of my interests. I wonder how you would turn it into a painting, or music, … Continue reading

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