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Guest Column

September 26, 2021

Our amazing feet: • Carry all of our body weight. • Over our lifetime may walk 110,000 miles. • Act as shock absorbers when we jump and run. • Balance our body when we dance, turn around, walk, do any sport or weight bearing physical activity and work. • Serve as a basis for a good posture. • ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, I was teaching fourth-graders in Washington, DC., as part of the Teach For America program.  I will never forget that the grandmother of one of my students was working at the Pentagon that day, and the fear we felt in our classroom, as we ...

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Hugging and kissing friends and colleagues is a way of life in my world. Employees brought their social customs and needs into the office, never considering it was also a privilege between consenting adults. I watched this culture evolve in the workplace as we moved to calling everyone by their ...

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Several days a week, I get to do exactly what has become my favorite thing of all. I facilitate several Writer’s Workshops at or near my home in Somers. Our participants are a mix of new talent and well published writers. Different groups meet weekly, and they are all drawn to different ...

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