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If You’re Gonna Condemn Terrorism—Please Condemn All Of It.

Source: If You’re Gonna Condemn Terrorism—Please Condemn All Of It.

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We all need somebody: Signs of life

  This morning’s running plans shifted and I fell back to sleep a little before 5 am. Suddenly, I found myself racing out the door calling for a big barking woof-y pup that I had heard while in that slumbering … Continue reading

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4.22 The Welder | Cherrie Moraga

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The Welder | Cherrie Moraga I am a welder. Not an alchemist. I am interested in the blend of common elements to make a common thing. No magic here. Only the heat of my desire to…

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Why talk about it?

You may wonder why I talk about it. Rape. Grief. Childhood trauma. I talk, I write about it because evil thrives in darkness. And evil will visit again. Because so many of us – men, women, children, seniors – carry … Continue reading

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Unexpected

Sunday morning on our hike up Bluemont Hill through brambles, bittersweet, and bushes, I told Katie something that I’d been hiding since returning to Manhappiness. I told her that somewhere between entering Texas and leaving it – and all of … Continue reading

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1 Resolution (and 1 Revolution)

It’s been a delightful, ponderous, thoughtful, carefree, and good-company-filled “University Holiday.” Today is the final day of a mandatory vacation. I was apprehensive and worried about the unpaid days, but that’s just a little bit of life to sort out. … Continue reading

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We need a little Christmas

What a year. What a season. You too? Feeling funky and a wee bit bewildered? In a month steadfastly associated with joy, merriment, peace, and goodwill, the world we share feels tight…tense. We are largely absent of the sweet spirit of … Continue reading

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