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Diary of an American Girl’s Journeys to the Forbidden Land (Excerpt 30)

“It makes the water come to my mouth when I think of the State of Cuba as one in our family.”

— 1895 An American politician & financier… 863 more words

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What I’m…

DOING

Perching high up in a tree in the woods, dry leaves swirling around me like confetti. The branches form an uncomfortable V around my butt, but this particular perch gives an incredible panoramic view of the forest. 305 more words

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Stoking Inequity

Let’s abandon the fundamentally frothy question of who is wearing a ring. Young men need jobs so they can pay child support and contribute more meaningfully to the households they are living in. 45 more words

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Diary of an American Girl’s Journeys to the Forbidden Land (Excerpt 29)

I learned a lot from that Israeli encounter.

And from the reactions of other foreigners to our 9/11 tragedy. I mean, I just always assumed that everyone everywhere felt the way we Americans do about it. 1,311 more words

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Writing Off Assholeys

Remember how, in high school, when you thought you were the only girl in the world for some undercover asshole, he’d do something assholey that would dent your developing ego and piss you the hell off? 749 more words

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Friday Blaque List 28

What I’m…

WEARING

Bat piss & guano.

It’s in my hair, on my shoulders, splattered across the back of my neck, and God knows where else. 276 more words

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Diary of an American Girl’s Journeys to the Forbidden Land (Excerpt 28)

What happened next involved shouting, shoving & airport security.

I think the only reason it didn’t involve blood was because the other American girl & I jumped in front our raging fellow American, and talked him down. 720 more words

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