The many faces of Andrea Kihlstedt
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See Something, Say Something?


On my way to Saint Mary’s Park at around 7 on Sunday morning, I had a troubling adventure. As I walked down a block on my usual route to the park, I looked up and saw 6 or 7 men walking toward me. Two or three were on the sidewalk and the others were walking in the street. As I continued toward them, I … read more »

A Sobering Life Lesson: Don’t Wait Til It’s Too Late


When my daughters were in their teens, they made big sign and hung it in the kitchen.  It said: I have found that the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want to do and then advise them to do it. Turns out, that's a rather famous quotation from our 33rd president, Harry S. … read more »

Are You in Charge of Your Life?

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Is it Too Late to Stop the Rise of American Fascism?

...It's … read more »

Building a Bridge to End Racism with a Simple ‘Hello’

Racism is … read more »

Depleted! Time to Refill

I've been … read more »

Glance, Cringe and Look Away

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Be Kind to Those Close to You and Reap the Benefits

In 1943, … read more »

Try a Bit of Deep Listening to Get More Out of Life

Do you … read more »

You Caught Me: Solemn Words from a Former Felon

Then you … read more »