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Love Until You're Broken. ~ Peter Schaller

We’ve been fooling ourselves for so long about love.

We expect love to be some magic remedy that cures all ills and leaves us glowing with satisfaction. 961 more words


Human Context

I feel as if the internet is the wild, wild west of the modern era. Anything goes! Speak your mind! Offend people! Let off steam! Stake your claim! 564 more words


Clothes maketh man?

Writing has always been my favourite waste of time. I had big, partially impractical dreams as a thirteen year old. My penultimate goal in life was to become a journalist, Barkha Dutt was a huge inspiration even though I seldom understood the big words or agendas thrown around in the debates she used to conduct. 1,123 more words

Social Consciousness

It's not complicated. It's football.

Sports reporters, sports broadcasters, and the sports media, in general, are up in arms.  They don’t understand how you, the common NFL fan, can avoid caring about all these stories they’ve created to open your eyes to the… 2,302 more words


"Only White People Do That"

Growing up as a black person in North America, I would be a millionaire if I got a dollar for every time I heard that line. 309 more words


Look Closer, See Me

In the midst of curriculum writing at work this week, I came across the poem that gave this blog post its title, “Look Closer, See Me.” It was written by a woman who lived out her last years in a nursing home and she is so on the mark with regard to the near invisibility of older people and, I would add, people with disabilities. 634 more words

Shared Human Experience

Too Soon...

I don’t have words.

But Nachi, you were so short a presence in my life and yet your absence is so deeply felt.

I can’t explain why. 74 more words

Social Consciousness