Editor’s Notes


Sep 2013

MEND:The Return!

Hello all! I’m baaaaaacckk!! I hope you missed me because I really missed you! I didn’t intend to go off the grid after the last issue but when I realized that I had to leave you for a bit, I promised myself that I’d be back with a bang as soon as I could and so, here I am!When last we spoke, I told you...

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Mar 2012

Are you gripped by “March Madness”?

  I know that quite a few of my readers are still a little delirious from the Carnival festivities in Trinidad last month! I hope each of you experiences a few moments of the same exhilaration that Carnival creates at some point this month. We all need a little “madness” sometimes.  


Jan 2012

Happy New Year

  WE’RE BACK! HAPPY NEW YEAR to each of you! I wish you good health, happiness and prosperity in 2012.   It seems like a long time since we last chatted. I know that MEND was missed in December, 2011. I got a lot of calls and e-mails from anxious readers seeking their monthly dose of “peacemaking”. Sorry we left you hanging. A couple challenges...

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Nov 2011

Association of Conflict Resolution (ACR) – conference wrap-up

  The annual conference of the Association of Conflict Resolution (ACR) was held in San Diego last month and it was fabulous! Whilst I could not be there in person, I was able to tune in online and to see the exhibits and read the presentations of speakers using an application called “LOCKBOX”.  Isn’t technology a wonderful thing?!   Forrest “Woody” Mosten, one of the...

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Aug 2011

A few words from Kathy…

  I am very pleased to introduce you to MEND—a monthly mediation publication from JANUS Conflict Management Services!   “Why MEND?”  The answer is, “Because that’s what mediation is capable of—ending conflict and mending relationships.”