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The Kids Are Alright

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You know how some older people just bitch and moan about the younger generations coming up? So wrong.  I'm confident, from what I see from people in their 20s, in both Seattle & Ireland that the world is going to be a better place when they are in power.

This past week I've been lucky enough to host one of my cousins (Anna) from Seattle and her good friend (Danielle), who are spending a few months in Europe wwoofing. Its been really fun.  And I knew it would be.  I enjoy showing people around my beloved adopted home and knew we'd have a good time.  But I didn't expect all the extra cool things they'd impress upon me and teach me.

I don't have much family nearby and it was truly amazing to have two young women who are such great and strong role models for my young daughter.  Studying science.  Activist minded.  Healthy on the inside & out. Able to express their real thoughts and emotions without inhibitions.  Courteous, kind (to themselves, each other …