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NYTimes: A Wet Winter Won’t Save California

The important part of the article is that they can do something in California to adjust and adapt.

What’s hard for Californians, Americans, and the world at large to accept is that there is a new normal and we can’t keep doing things the same old way. 31 more words

The Environment

last swim?

September 15th. Pushing the envelope for late summer swims, we arrive at the beach at suppertime, low tide.

The sand is nearly empty. A handful of dogs run joyfully at top speed. 417 more words


Ottawa radio station launches transgender 'contest'

By Dianne Skoll
LGBT Perspectives columnist

OTTAWA — Ottawa radio station The New HOT 89.9 has announced a contest for transgender people.

The contest page, titled “The New Normal,” invites transgender people to talk about their lives. 72 more words

Transgender Issues

People You Need to Meet : #46 Holly J. Gainsboro

What I wish I knew before my late husband was diagnosed with a brain tumor… 818 more words

There's Always a War Happening Somewhere

And if there isn’t one conveniently nearby, you can mash together one of your own. All you need is a few simple ingredients…

First, a false pretext to convince your subjects that your war is just and noble and necessary. 1,040 more words


Thirty-Nine and a Half

Brett’s dying would forever change the way I looked at everything. Life, the future, my children and not only my birthday but everyone’s birthdays that first year. 702 more words

First Year Widow

I just realized today is six years since Jeff’s funeral.

And by “funeral” I mean party. That fab party was attended by Jeff’s wife and child, Jeff’s family and friends, Jeff’s pictures, Jeff’s guitar silent in its stand, Jeff’s lovely small hand crafted rosewood table decorated with a commemorative bottle of Jack, Jeff’s ratty threadbare size 13 just-barely-black Converse hightop sneakers, but not by the Big Man himself. 390 more words