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Going Home

One of the bonuses about my upcoming foray into more teaching and professional road-tripping as a Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer is that the region we’ve been assigned is the region where I spent my formative years. 858 more words

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Modesty Is Not Safety

Several times I’ve been told that I’m going to change when my kids get older – that I’ll want to put my kids in conservative garb, with jokes about burlap sacks and chastity belts. 1,101 more words

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Interlude: Well, That Happened.

It seems that Donald Trump was just sworn in as the 45th President of the United States.

Well then.

I’ve seen a lot of posts to the tune of “this can’t be happening”/”this can’t be real”/”this must be a bad dream” after the election and in the weeks since, particularly given the influx of cabinet appointments of people who are either unqualified or have incredible conflicts of interest. 696 more words

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"Not My President!"

I’ve heard this frequently lately.  I struggle to understand what people mean when they say these words.  Emotions are still running high as we approach inauguration 723 more words

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Going Somewhere?

Where are you going?  Don’t you have somewhere to be?  You’re on your way to something, aren’t you?

These are questions most of us find absolutely normal.   1,026 more words

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Overcoming the Tragedy

Four months ago, way back in July when I could still delude myself into believing there are orders of magnitude more good than bad people in the USA, I… 1,098 more words

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