Barbara Clarke

“Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.”
~ Mark Twain

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What Separates Us – One from Another?

What Separates Us – One from Another?

"Empathy may be the single most important quality that must be nurtured to give peace a fighting chance.” ~  Arundhati Ray Like many people taking stock of difficult social/cultural issues, I’ve begun to take stock of my own quotient of empathy—the recognition of the...

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Enquiring Minds Want to Know

Enquiring Minds Want to Know

I was never a reader of what my mother called “the little paper” and surprised that The National Enquirer is still going strong. And, then again, I’m not surprised given the quality of journalism, shouting-match referees i.e., tv commentators, and hyped stories that...

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What Kind of an American Female Am I?

What Kind of an American Female Am I?

I’m writing this on the eve of another Fourth of July and dreading it even more. If I wouldn’t feel completely silly waving sparklers like a baton twirler, I might be more enthusiastic. I can still feel those pinpricks on my bare arms so many years ago. The list of...

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Barbara L. Clarke
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