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What's the Fascination with Twins?

I admit it. I am fascinated with twins. Fraternal, identical, boy/girl – it doesn’t matter. When I was a little girl, I used to draw crayon filled drawings of what my family would be like when I got older, and they were filled with twins, triplets, and octuplets. 824 more words

Writing

I object(ify) ... a new kind of Flipper

Well, American Horror Story has returned with Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuck’s Season 4 iteration: Freak Show. The ninety minute premiere – which I have already watched twice – did not disappoint. 530 more words

Personal Journey

Girl Born as Conjoined Twin in Panama Undergoes Historic Surgery in L.A.

A 2-year-old Panamanian girl born a conjoined twin was separated at 20 days of life, leaving one twin deceased and the surviving twin, Ana Paula, with three legs, a third kidney, and other complexities. 99 more words

Local News

Gifted Hands - by Ben Carson (1990)

He was poor, born in Detroit, and raised by a divorced mother who had only a third grade education. Most people would have predicted he was destined for a life of poverty and low-paying jobs. 385 more words

Biography And Non-fiction

Interview from the Liz McMullen Show

Liz and Karelia discuss mental asylums, writing process, redemption narratives, conjoined twins, and our shared experience at all women’s colleges.

Writing

Rotter

Today’s watercolor experiment:

Events of the past few days inspired today’s watercolor. I started with my new brush, a 3/4″ oval wash (which I love), and used Winsor red to draw a full, luscious contour. 209 more words

Personal Stories

Mojo Disabled

A review of Nalo Hopkinson’s Sister Mine (Grand Central Publishing, 2013)
By Derek Newman-Stille

There is a beauty in complexity, an ethereal quality to the display of Otherness and the richness of diversity. 627 more words

Fiction Book Reviews