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Jus' Talkin' Story

It has been quite a while since my last post…of course most of 2016 has been the whirlwind of life whirling swirling twirling all around with complete entanglement, yet to speak of it in words to share seemed so…not the time, for a long time. 1,854 more words

Fuck my mind, please!

It is obvious that men and women view sex differently. Generally, men view it as a physical pleasure and most women connect emotions to it (not all the time, but generally speaking, which is why so many books have been written on the differences between genders. 311 more words

How owning less is Free-ing

A few days ago a friend of ours interviewed us for her book on patriarchal hierarchies. Because with three kids and the whole shibam there’s really no spare time for special decor – and also because at times raw can just be beautiful – here’s the uncut, raw version of her transcript, some of it will appear in print next year. 1,433 more words

Our Journey

Tiny Shiny: With And Without The Finer Things

It’s been two weeks and one day since we arrived at the new home. Since then we’ve accomplished a lot in the way of gearing up for this new life setting. 385 more words

California

Accidential Utopia: The Cultural Freehaven of Ruigoord vs. the 1960s Hippies of Haight Ashbury

By Anikka van Eyl

Nobody likes a hippie, right? Hippies are lazy, dirty drug addicts that live off the system and contribute nothing to society. This is the common perception that mainstream society holds of hippies; they are a nuisance, promoting radical thinking and won’t conform to that of the traditional life. 4,698 more words

Alternative Lifestyles

QVC as porn!

Until a couple of years ago I thought QVC was one of those late night shopping channels for people tired of counting sheep.

Boy was I wrong! 288 more words

Erecting a Safe Space: “Queer A‘POC’alypse”

By Gregory Stewart

One day I received a Facebook message inviting me to perform at a spoken word show for queer people of color. A friend of mine who attends Brown University with me and was also studying in Amsterdam had asked me if I’d be interested in performing and then gave my name to one of the event organizers.   5,505 more words

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