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A Life In Between

Most of my life is lived in the margin between two worlds.  Never quite fitting-in with either, I make my way through the empty space.  Whether this is the life I chose or the fate that chose me is up for the philosophers and theologians to debate. 747 more words


A day late, a dollar short. Well, a day late, at least.

I intend to post on the last day of each month to summarize what I’ve been up to here at Alaska-Fairbanks. 753 more words


My Year In Books: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot - Book #14

Title: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Author: Rebecca Skloot
Series: N/A
Release Date: February 2, 2010
Publisher: Random House Audio
Medium: Audiobook
Awards: Ambassador Book Award for American Studies (2011), Wellcome Book Prize (2010), Puddly Award for Nonfiction (2011), Goodreads Choice for Nonfiction and Debut Author, Nominee for Favorite Book, Favorite Heroine (2010) 674 more words

Book Review

Pint Night at the Filmore

by Michael Nagel

It’s pint night at the Filmore and I am meeting Ezekiel and Tamar for drinks. On pint night all beers are three dollars, including Velvet Hammer, Guinness and Maritzu 8, which is normally seven dollars and fifty cents. 1,252 more words



By Donna Vorreyer 

We bait hooks with bloody hunks of beef and plunk them in the mighty Amazon, brown as creamed coffee. My husband and I trail our lines, search the water for the telltale churning. 292 more words


Eating Grief

By Mark Liebenow

When my wife Evelyn unexpectedly died in her forties, food tasted like sawdust. I couldn’t smell anything, sunlight felt faint, and the sounds of the busy city were muted. 973 more words


How to Sleep

by Vivian Witkind Davis 

Lie on your left side, fitting yourself to your sleeping husband’s back. Slip your right arm under his right arm and bend your wrist so your hand is on top of his. 707 more words