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Sosuke Looks For Nothing

This is a story I tell my son for nap time, not the usual sort of meal served here at The Memory of Trees but I decided to post it for several reasons. 1,830 more words


The Bar Mitzvah Blizzard of 1961

Sanctuary of Congregation Ahavath Sholom, West Warwick, RI. Photo by Howie Lisnoff, 1977.

The Bar Mitzvah Blizzard of 1961

By Howard Lisnoff

February 4, 1961 was not exactly “A day that will live in infamy,” but it was quite a day for me. 2,179 more words

With reference to appropriate secondary material, assess the value of a range of primary sources on Homosexuality.

In this essay I am going to be examining a variety of different primary sources including some dialogue recorded by Xenophon, but I will predominantly be examining pottery pieces depicting homosexuality. 1,506 more words


New Year, New Drew

   by Virginia Croft, drawing by Sammy Polinsky

   On Christmas Eve, I somehow ended up at a former classmate’s 21st birthday party. His house was within walking distance of mine, and I wasn’t really surprised when I went off to college and my dad befriended his dad during one of his daily walks. 672 more words



A good read for both men and women in regards to the roles of mankind and what is not being addressed and why. The rite of passage, which is the maturing of the male to manhood, has been lost and interfered with. 74 more words


Anti-Bullying for Small Children

I received this book ‘I am not dumb and I am not a Stinky Butt!’ by Joyce Knock in exchange for an honest review. This book helps small children understand that they do not have to allow another child to call them names nor believe those names are true. 60 more words