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It's Not Easy Being Blue

Remember the movie, “The Blind Side?”

I watched it at home with my family last night. The three of us identified not with the rich family nor with the black teenager who got lost in the foster system. 816 more words


We hold these truths to be self–evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.                                         324 more words


Pick Your Poison: "Red Sauce or Blue Sauce?"

No matter HOW MUCH sauce you pour on it, we all know what’s in the middle of this sandwich. None of us are really fooling anyone. 1,045 more words

Heating up ahead of long weekend

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SUMMER may be over but the warm weather will continue in Hobart this week, with the temperature set to peak heading into the long weekend. 3,296 more words

Anna Forrest

Ethics, Timber and Rick

A code of ethics is of course important to any venture that involves other human beings. In this blog post I will describe what perimeters I will instate to protect my interviewee. 1,198 more words

A Method to the Madness

“In a period of political tumult, we grasp for quick certainties. We shoehorn new information into ways we already think. We settle for knowing our opposite numbers from the outside. 583 more words

Listen to the Bubble Jumpers

On November 9, 2016 my commute from New Jersey to New York was full of people openly weeping. There was public despair of the kind I’d only ever seen on 9/11, and a feeling that the impossibly horrible had happened. 1,853 more words