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Tripping the Likes Fantastic

When I started this blog last summer, I was not sure what I was going to write about nor why I was doing it at all. 569 more words


LaToya Ruby Frazier: A visual history of inequality in industrial America - [TED Talks]

For the last 12 years, LaToya Ruby Frazier has photographed friends, neighbors and family in Braddock, Pennsylvania. But though the steel town has lately been hailed as a posterchild of “rustbelt revitalization,” Frazier’s pictures tell a different story, of the real impact of inequality and environmental toxicity.

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Just a short post discussing my events this July.
Tomorrow: Seeing a friend. Not easy when your friends aren’t local and you can’t travel alone. 80 more words


A Very Special Independence Day for Americans with Disabilities

The Fourth of July is a day to remember and celebrate our independence and the many freedoms that come with it. This year it is particularly meaningful for Americans with disabilities, as the 25th anniversary of the ADA will be celebrated on July 26. 429 more words

"Mommy, What's Wrong With Her?"

So there I am, walking along, just trying to finish my shopping and exit the crowded mall as soon as humanly possible. Suddenly, my animated discussion with a friend about soft vs. 923 more words


The Day Of The Triffids - by John Wyndham (1951)

In this classic science fiction novel, triffids are plants that have been bio-engineered to produce a high-quality oil extract. They give off a poison, however, and have to be handled carefully. 256 more words


Healing a blind man

When Jesus and his disciples came to Bethsaida, some people brought a blind man to him and begged Jesus to heal him by touching him.  Taking the man by the hand, Jesus led him out of the village.  78 more words

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