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Quilts and Barbecue

         I love my old quilt my grandmother sewed with her hard-working hands. There are brown squares surrounded by lots of colorful pieces of cloth collected from old sheets, left over pieces of material, and discarded garments, reclaimed and sewn in a pattern that repeats throughout the handmade antique we have used to keep warm for years. 916 more words

The Curious Misadventures of El Mariachi and the Elite 8

July 20, 2014

Dear Readers,

It recently dawned on me that I have never told you my stories of the infamous superhero El Mariachi, aka El Ching@n, and his loyal group of followers, turned proteges, turned superheroes themselves.  1,371 more words



Competitive spirit (the will of the weak).
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Of Proof
Wasted moments of life without meaning
Uncomfortably long
Of tooth.

So where are they now; what purpose was served… 49 more words


How is the Mirror of Life Looking For you?

On Wednesday the 16th at exactly 2pm in my world, my internet and phones went down.  They were down for over 12 hours.  Wednesdays are Soul Gym nights, so I went down to the reservation store where I know I can get a little cell signal, just to post on my facebook about not being able to do the soul gym, only to find out that someone crashed their car into the fiber optic box by the high school and through most of the Jemez offline and out of phone coverage.   1,083 more words

The Shift

Safety 2014

Every year my staff and I field “safety” calls. This year we will host about 3,000 youth and young adults from all over North America. A significant percentage of the youth coming to DOOR are also experiencing their first trip away from home without parents. 234 more words


Pizza and Pi Beta Phi Foundation Scholarships

Programs and Operations Director Betsy West McCune, Missouri Alpha, has been on staff with Pi Beta Phi Foundation for 10 years. If you’ve met Betsy, you know she’s extremely passionate about Pi Beta Phi … she’s also very funny and sarcastic. 773 more words

Pi Beta Phi

Only you can make it all right...

“Everything will be all right in the end.  If it’s not all right, it’s not the end.”  (From The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel–British Film), as seen on the Jack’s Winning Words blog. 642 more words