Posts Tagged ‘ commodities ’

To let: a healthy womb

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Surrogate Mother

Two recent cases on surrogate adoptions have had me thinking the last couple of days. I’ve learned from the experiences of two very close friends that motherhood is almost like a rebirth for a woman. It’s more than just a physical roller-coaster ride – it’s an emotional voyage that springs new life. For the...
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If you sell it, we will buy

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shopaholic

I always have a list when I go grocery shopping — whether it’s for the weekly produce or the monthly household needs. I learned quickly I needed to do that lest I start exploring aisles and be lured into buying things I don’t need. I’ve ended up with many a random thing thanks to...
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You are not your job

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Needs and wants

I watched The Fight Club again after several years and it was interesting that different aspects of the movie resonated with me this time than when I had first seen it. Probably because of where I am in my life right now vis-a-vis a decade ago. There are a lot of gems in this...
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What can’t you live without?

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Shelter

As I was reading Nicholas Kristof’s What Could you Live Without, it prompted a lot of ideas. I looked around our house and all our accumulated gadgets stared back at me. In the past two years we have been good about giving away clothes, exercise machines, a TV, used laptops, and other miscellaneous items...
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