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Now and Zen: To Whom It May Concern

A Dime a Dozen:

I find it fascinating how people instinctually respond to events that don’t even happen to them.  We as human beings have a tendency to overreact to the choices, actions and lifestyles of others, while we underreact to those of our own.  1,113 more words


This Article Contains Ideas That Offend

Written by Matthew Lesh

Trigger warnings—alerts before content that could cause emotional discomfort—are an attack on intellectual freedom. The warnings change understanding, damage student mental health, and contradict the entire purpose of higher education: to challenge, not coddle, students. 893 more words

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Climbing The Double Helix. 

Have you ever wondered about your family? No not that way. I’m talking about heritage, bloodlines, lineage.  I’m sure you have thought about your ancestral roots. 430 more words


Oregon doctor designs special bras for cancer patients

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Sometimes breast cancer patients can’t find comfortable clothing to wear after surgery. But in the first of a 4-part series, Jennifer Hoff introduces you to the only Portland doctor who is filling that need. 408 more words


Ten Poems Extra

Here is a final ten poem selection of stuff written over the past three years. My aim is to edit, prune, think and, given enough energy, perhaps e-publish something. 841 more words

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How to Be a Responsible Foreign-Language Learner and Speaker

August 25th, 2016

As participants in the 2016 Many Languages One World essay contest, we had to submit an essay on multiculturalism and multilingualism. Writing about multiculturalism and multilingualism is a tough and broad task, but what we can do, as individuals, is write about our own experience.  1,438 more words