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Sassafras Lowrey

Lowrey’s critically acclaimed debut anthology, Kicked Out, was built on the foundations of Portland zine experience and hir own time on the streets. The exile came quickly… 145 more words

Pujols makes history

Congratulations to Albert Pujols on his 500th career home run.  With this round-tripper, Pujols becomes only the 26th member of the 500 Home Run Club.  Pujols’s homer came just moments ago, in the fifth inning off pitcher Taylor Jordan.


Cape Arid, by Philippa and Alex Nikulinsky

As regular readers of this blog know, I love botanical art, and was thrilled to bits when Cape Arid arrived in the post from Fremantle Press.   662 more words

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On Relationships

The thing about being young is that nobody really expects much serious of you. Perhaps this wasnt the case in the past; if you cast me back into the 18th century, or the world of Jane Austen, I would probably be merrily advertising my marriageable status to the men around me. 788 more words

So called religious muslim men don’t inspire women to wear hijab they try to patronize them into it!
Comparing women to dirty chocolates and lollipops isn’t inspiring, it’s degrading.

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Analogies of baseball and life

The aroma of hot dogs and brats on the grill greeted my nose as my shoes hit the asphalt of the parking lot.  I arrived at the Truman Sports Complex after the hour-long trip from my home in eastern Kansas, parking in front of Arrowhead Stadium.   978 more words


José Sarria

Before Harvey Milk ever hit the San Francisco streets, there was Her Royal Majesty, Empress of San Francisco, José I, The Widow Norton (José Sarria for short). 215 more words