Sunday, July 5 2020 - 7:10 PM

Karen Spruill

writes from Orlando, Florida.

What is Essential?

One well used word lately is “essential.” During a time of pandemic, many states in the U.S. have listed or endorsed the use of what …

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Graduating During COVID-19

After experiencing three graduations—high school, baccalaureate and master’s degrees— I’m going to date myself, as this year will be my 50th high school class reunion. …

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Spring Break Cemetery

On the first day of my grandson’s spring break from school, I offered to pick him up from a parent’s office by early afternoon for …

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We Have Been Robbed

When I was a new mother nursing my first baby, I thought I would be feeding that baby forever! He was constantly hungry—when I wanted …

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Healing in Progress

Before I had a major surgery several months ago, the surgeon gave me a list of restrictions for my healing process which included no lifting …

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Why We Need People

Earlier this week one of my young female friends was sharing some of her frustrations about her mother-in-law. She related that as she prepared a …

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