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A farewell to summer days.




A farewell to summer days.


of the turtle

we withdraw where

in silent spaces

Darkening days we learn

to breathe

within or is it… 506 more words

No Son, That Boy is for Girls

Do you ever wonder just how much marketing affects you? What about toy marketing? What about gendered marketing?

Is your ‘for her‘ pen really… 1,294 more words

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Today’s experiment:

The combination of two factors is responsible for today’s experiment. First, there was a sale at a local art supply store. Daniel Smith, the watercolor manufacturer, has a line of luminescent watercolor pigments, which I decided to try. 402 more words

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9 Ways to Discover Your Religious Heritage and Passing Yours on to the Next Generation.

Growing up I went to Church every Sunday morning. My family attended Park Avenue Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Tucson AZ, the one my parents joined shortly after moving to Arizona when I was 11 months old. 1,225 more words


Barbara Sweetwood

Barbara Sweetwood–A Woman Getting Things Done

Barabara Sweetwood has been a long-term resident and supporter of Ronceverte, West Virginia.  Growing up in Ronceverte, Barbara fondly recalls riding her scooter down the city streets, and meeting friends and community members on Saturdays.   182 more words

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Personal Stories & Updates: ALS Ice Bucket Challenge


So you’ve all heard of the Ice Bucket Challenge! Well, I was nominated :)

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Saintly names

I just read the birth announcements of Saint Lazslo (born August 20), son of Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz, and Ophelia Saint (born August 1), daughter of Foo Fighters rocker Dave Grohl. 264 more words

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