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 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion

Snowy holidays: Delightful, thoughtful | Moment's Notice

Oh, the weather outside is frightful But the fire is so delightful And since we've no place to go Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow Like the song says, if the weather has to be... — Updated 12/28/2022

 
 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion

We know too much to go back and pretend | Moment's Notice

“I am woman, hear me roar, in numbers too big to ignore, and I know too much to go back and pretend.” – Helen Reddy My mom loves to tell a story from my childhood of one... — Updated 12/14/2022

 
 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion

Chasing firetrucks | Moment's Notice

Before you know what kindness really is you must lose things, feel the future dissolve in a moment like salt in a weakened broth. What you held in your hand, what you counted and ca... — Updated 11/10/2022

 
 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion

What's in a date? | Moment's Notice

Anniversary, celebration, remembrance, birthday, National Day of … Oct. 24 was National Chicken Fried Steak Day, National Day of the Deployed, National Mincemeat, Mule Day, and... — Updated 11/2/2022

 
 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion

Who gets the luck? | Moment's Notice

"Luck is preparation meeting opportunity." – Oprah Winfrey I recently the honor of traveling to Washington, D.C., with scholars and alumni from my scholarship organization to expe... — Updated 10/5/2022

 
 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion

Goodbye, snollygoster. Hello, aporophobia? | Moment's Notice

During a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Madrid a few years ago, I visited the mecca of the Spanish language: the Real Academia Española, the defender of proper Spanish. I grew up... — Updated 9/21/2022

 
 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion

15: Complex, triangular, pernicious, and much more | Moment's Notice

Fifteen, 15. It’s a complex number. It’s a composite number (formed through multiplication), a deficient number (like all prime numbers, but it’s not prime), a pernicious... — Updated 9/14/2022

 
 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion

Demogorgons? Suspending your disbelief

disbelief (n): Refusal or reluctance to believe. 2. Positive unbelief; the conviction that a proposition or statement for which credence is demanded is not true. 3. A negation or... — Updated 8/17/2022

 
 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream

Money does not buy happiness, but it does buy ice cream. With the recent heat wave, we made the decision to have ice cream for lunch on Sunday. It felt more like logical thinking... — Updated 8/10/2022

 

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