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Hello everyone!

Today is World Hello Day, the 43rd since its inception in 1973.  My mission was to greet at least 10 people today and join many other kindred spirits who seek peaceful dialogue.   World Hello Day is observed by people in 180 countries and continues to bring the message that we can make a difference.  Individual effort has always been the catalyst for monumental change. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead

Following the Bagpipes…

I have been in the Scottish Highlands for the past few weeks following the call of the bagpipes.   Bagpipes and the Highlands appeal to our longing for open spaces where the abundance of purple heather grows generously in the moorland, glens and hills.  Above it all, the lone bagpiper can be heard from far away reminding us of a time long ago. Robert Louis Stevenson once wrote, “The mark of a Scot of all classes [is that] he … remembers and cherishes the memory of his forebears, good or bad;… Read more Following the Bagpipes…