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Afraid to fly, scared to land

I was 10 years old the first time I traveled by plane. I was going to Disney on a family vacation, and I was terrified to fly. During the flight, my mom had me switch from yoga pants to a skort to accommodate the weather difference between Boston and Orlando.


The Republican Party is a threat to democracy

Democrats won the House last Tuesday -- thank goodness for that. Even though we will soon be in the midst of divided government with a much-needed check on President Trump, make no mistake the Republican Party is an extremist party that is a threat to the fabric of our democracy.


Blue wave? More like a blue ripple

The results of the 2018 Midterm Elections last night will be analyzed several different ways throughout the coming weeks, months and years. But one thing is for sure -- the impending "blue wave" that was expected to sweep the nation never was and never did happen. Although the Democrats managed to regain control in the House of Representatives, their performance on the state level and in the Senate was negative or not significant whatsoever.

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