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Look what the dogs dug up

Archeology 101.

So, this is how it began. How national museums found, uncovered, and excavated ancient artifacts of a previous civilization. Mostly buried under centuries of gathering, collecting, mounding, piling, and layers and layers of archeological history. 198 more words


So Sue ME. I Bought Baby Einstein Videos For My Kids.

How is it that I am late to this party?

Not a polite 5 minutes late.

Not a day late (and a few dollars short.) 422 more words


Soapbox: Port Ambrose problems: Reso. 549 would stop it

By Anne Lazarus

A liquid natural gas facility has been proposed to be built, approximately 15 miles off the shore of Long Island. When Methane is chilled to -260 degrees, it becomes a highly-volatile, potentially explosive liquid.  457 more words

Stuyvesant Town

Am I Really All About That Bass?

Sometimes I come late to the party on song lyrics. As a kid, there were some humorous misunderstandings of lyrics…wrapped up like a douche? don’t fear the reefer… 910 more words


Mini Snickers and Coffee with Bailey's for Breakfast

I don’t think I’ve ever questioned why I am fat. I’ve been the fat friend my entire life, no matter my size. This isn’t going to be me ranting about how bad overweight people have it and how fat kids tend to be bullied. 658 more words


Learning to Become Beyoncé-The Greatest Lesson of Soapbox Inc.'s Feminist Working Weekend

Over the summer, I had the wonderful opportunity to attend Soapbox Inc.’s Feminist Camp. I spent a week indulging in many thought-provoking discussions and workshops surrounding feminism, learning from the great Amy Richards and Jennifer Baumgardner and even getting to spend an evening in the legendary Gloria Steinem’s home. 471 more words

Sunday soapbox

Sunday’s  soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse but not to abuse.