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Landfill Harmonic…by ARHuelsenbeck

This article previously appeared on ARHtistic License. You may have heard of the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, Paraguay. This YouTube video, posted in 2012, has been viewed more than seven million times: Cateura is the site of a huge garbage dump. … Continue reading

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Video: The Unicorn in Captivity

Sharing a discussion about my favorite tapestry by Khan Academy:

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Unwanted Houseguests…by ARHuelsenbeck

I always wear shoes in my house. I live in the Arizona desert. I actually live in a lovely urban/suburban area outside Phoenix. But, technically, it’s a desert. Because it’s rather densely developed, we don’t have some of the wildlife … Continue reading

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What Good are Student Demonstrations? …by ARHuelsenbeck

On National Walk-Out Day this past Tuesday, students at thousands of American high schools left their classrooms at 10:00 a.m. to protest against gun violence such as the attack at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida last month that … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas Darling by Betty Mason Arthurs

Merry Christmas Darling By Betty Mason Arthurs   Are you lonely this holiday season? Have you experienced a loss so devastating you wonder if your heart will ever heal? I don’t have an answer for your grief, but I can … Continue reading

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“Softly and Tenderly,” Comfort for All

“Softly and Tenderly,” Comfort for All by Betty Mason Arthurs A hymn, written during the horse and buggy days of the 1800s, soared across time and space. It swept into the hearts of the audience of the 2017 Country Music … Continue reading

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65 Things I Know Now That I’m 65

Originally posted on ARHtistic License:
This month I have a milestone birthday. I’ve renewed my driver’s license, enrolled in Medicare (though I’m deferring my Social Security for as long as I can), and I’m beginning to collect my teacher’s pension. I’ve…

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