Category Archives: G20 Summit

Happiness an Issue in Pittsburgh

People leave Pittsburgh. They always have, although out here, in the Sunday Los Angeles Times, Andrew Bender tells us it’s a wonderful place: Nonstop canapés on gold-rimmed porcelain cocktail plates at diplomatic soirees. After a while, they get to be … Continue reading

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Keeping Up Appearances or Changing the Substance of Things

Thursday, April 2, was one of those curious days when things changed – pivoting not on events or any big news, but on changes in how we decide to assess what we have decided is reality. Sometimes everyone decides the … Continue reading

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