Keyword: Andrea Doray
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Last month, I used a previously planned trip to impose a retreat mentality for myself. For the better part of 10 days, I didn’t open my computer, turn on the TV or the radio, check emails or texts, … more
In the weeks before Christmas, one of the radios stations had a Santa hotline of sorts. Kids would call in and leave their requests in a recording. I heard two calls one morning, two messages back to … more
Porch pirates. Package thieves. Hijackers. No matter what we call them –I’m partial to “jerks” – the people who come up to our houses and brazenly take what’s not theirs are holiday … more
Last Friday night, I was in Nigeria, Ethiopia, and Ukraine. I smelled the jasmine and heard the mourning doves of Syria. I savored lunch in Afghanistan. I felt buildings collapse in Mexico, and witnessed the capture of a terrorist in Iraq. I met … more
By the time you read this, I will have made another 365-day trip around the sun. Not a milestone birthday in itself, although the previous 12 months have been anything but ordinary. Consider all that has transpired since October 2016 … feel … more
As I write this, a lone gunman holed up on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas casino hotel has killed more than 50 people and wounded more than 500 more. The details – all the sad, heart wrenching, uplifting, horrifying, miraculous, grisly, and even … more
I wanted to be surprised, and I was. You may have read before about my Romanian grandparents, who left a troubled Europe in search of a better life. They settled in Chicago, where my mother was born in 1918. My father’s parents had been here … more
NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, has an opening for a Planetary Protection Officer. NASA maintains policies for planetary protection applicable to all space flight missions that may carry Earth organisms and organic … more
If you don't agree with this statement - equal pay for equal work - please use the email below to tell write and me why. I'm serious ... if you don't believe that women deserve the same pay that … more
When I sat down to write about Charlottesville last week, I found that I had no words, which doesn’t happen very often for me. Perhaps it’s more accurate to say, though, that I had too words, too many jumbled phrases, too many tumbled emotions. … more
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