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Making Lives Matter

Last Saturday, players of the Minnesota Lynx, a Women’s National Basketball Association team, warmed up wearing dark shirts with white lettering. On the front, “CHANGE starts with US” was in bold above, “Justice and Accountability.” On the back, “Philando Castile” above, “Alton Sterling,” above the Dallas Police Department shield, above “Black Lives Matter.” 800 more words


Remembering John Rehm

On June 23rd, 2014, John Rehm passed away. Though it has been two years, I still think of him often. He was a mentor and friend who died much too young and much too painfully.

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Diana Belchase

An Open Letter to the Diane Rehm Show

If I’m in the car and Tiny isn’t with me, the radio is tuned to NPR – specifically my local affiliate, KERA. This morning, in the middle of running errands, it was the Diane Rehm show. 659 more words

Thinkie Thinkerson

What Humans Don't Think or Feel

Scientists are busy proving that nonhumans have intelligence, sentiments, and sociability and publishing their “discoveries.” A few months ago, Carl Safina came out with Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel… 657 more words

Mish Mash Monday - May 2

After a year-long absence, Mish Mash Monday is back! I have to have some place to store all the great things I’ve discovered, rather than ‘working them into’ a regular post. 361 more words


Diane Rehm Interviews "Eligible" Author, Curtis Sittenfeld

In 2011, The Austen Project approached best-selling author Curtis Sittenfeld to write a modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice, which she entitled Eligible ( 1,250 more words

Jane Austen's World

Who Am I when my Body Fails Me? - Good News and Not So Good News

Who Am I When my Body Fails Me? is a question we all need to ask ourselves when injury or illness takes its toll on our lives. 1,083 more words

Who Am I When My Body Fails Me?