Category Archives: Making change

Basketball – Which Final Four, and does it matter?

The 2014 March Madness for college basketball has now passed, and now all that is left is the Final Four events for both women and men!  I happen to be at the University of Connecticut this week, of course celebrating … Continue reading

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Women working for peace in Ukraine

Today I received a message from Maureen Flaherty for the Peace and Power blog.  Maureen used Peace and Power in her work with women from the east and from the west  in Ukraine who joined together to share their visions of … Continue reading

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Today’s post on Lavender Health!

My life as a blogger may seem to be dormant, if this is the only one of my blogs that you follow!  So it occurred to me that when I post something on another one of my many blogs, I … Continue reading

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Report on the Rebel Nursing Conference!

Reflecting on the amazing experience of the Rebel Nursing conference in Philadelphia, I realize that I “speak” from several different voices, each with her own perspective, but all in awe of what happened in the Claire Fagin Hall School of … Continue reading

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Rebel Nurses!

Just in case you thought that this title is an oxymoron  - think again!  I just got off a google hangout with the group of nurses and nursing students who identify as such, and are in the last two weeks … Continue reading

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New Peace & Power Web Site and Blog!

I am delighted to unveil the new Peace & Power web site and blog!  Many folks who read this blog already know about the book Peace and Power that I have authored since 1984.  Now, the web site adds two important … Continue reading

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Reflections on why we all can’t “just get along”

The words are so easy .. “let’s just all get along.”  But the actions are so very hard.  My thoughts have turned to this human dilemma recently because I have (finally) developed a web site/blog for my book “Peace and … Continue reading

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The dawn of possibility for health care – meaning HEALTH – not just medical care

I admit it .. I am quite a fan of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  Like a host of others I would prefer, of course, a single payer plan.  But this law is a great start. If it serves to … Continue reading

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Twitter for a digital immigrant

Finally, I am a twitter nut!  Ordinarily I am the first one in line for the latest and the greatest, but twitter has simply eluded my comprehension. Twitter has made me feel like a visitor to a foreign land where … Continue reading

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Truth, Reason and Integrity

My last post was over 3 months ago!  The truth is that I could pull any number of reasons out of the atmosphere and any explanation would suit as well as the next!  The fact is that this admission brings … Continue reading

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