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“THE LADY’S NOT FOR TURNING” – Margaret Thatcher, 1925-2013

Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979-1990, died last Monday, from a stroke.   She was 87 years old.   Her detractors are ecstatic – making “Ding Dong the Witch is Dead” from the Wizard of Oz near the top of the charts and holding celebratory “Death Parties.”  They hold her responsible for current

How I Attempt to Pack Light

I traveled to India this year, also the United Kingdom, Seattle, and made several short trips within my home state of Hawai`i. Day trips are not such a big deal, so long as I remember to put my hand gel in a plastic bag. But any trip requiring an overnight stay looms over my head