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Welcoming 2022 With Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Happy New Year! I love beginnings, a fresh start, a new adventure and promises of open roads and opportunities. Energy, anticipation, and hope are all wrapped up in “firsts.” Oh, the rush of adrenaline as we race into the future. I am thankful that we begin each new year in the winter season. I seek […]

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Celebrating New Year 2021 with Robert Burns

Happy New Year! Mary Jo Malo inspired me today to remember the words of Robert Burns in his poem Auld Lang Syne. Every New Year celebration, we join others across the globe to sing this song of friendship. It is a poignant reminder that belonging to a compassionate community builds strength and resilience. Last year, […]

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Welcome to 2020!

  “The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.” Jean-Paul Sartre It has been a while since I have updated Clanmother, four years since I wrote about the brave Group of Twenty-Two who launched the SPCA. I looked back at my “about page” to […]

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A New Year! A Fresh Start!

A New Year!  A fresh start! That is what New Years has come to mean.  Whether or not you believe in creating resolutions as you begin a new year, there is a fundamental understanding that we are entering a new time frame. Birthdays have a similar effect at the individual level.  But New Years belongs […]