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La Cañada Valley Sun Opinion
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The Focused Student: Teaching gratitude and virtue from everyday moments

My favorite definition of gratitude is, “the readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness.” It is a great sentiment that I would hope can be expressed more than just seasonally.

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Commentary: My own Greatness gets me to the trail

I invented an addition to my name, the Greatness of Green, to annoy my classmates in high school in England but, though they've long forgotten it, it has stuck with me as a private joke. I think of it, for example, when on a mountain hike weary legs are crying “Enough already..."

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Thoughts from Dr. Joe: La Cañada ceremony executes tradition set at Valley Forge

Last Sunday, I was asked about the flag ceremony Girl Scout Troop 931 conducted at the Armistice centennial ceremony at Lanterman House.  My short response was, “it’s tradition.”

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