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Discovering America

A few weeks ago I asked Facebook friends to let me know who they knew in America. As you might know my plan is to essentially do a speaking tour on bicycle – visiting community groups to talk about my journey, both physical and mental. 514 more words

Mental Health

Buffalo, NY is Slightly Obsessed with Itself and Here’s Why

Honestly, there are probably way more reasons than just these three. If you’re from the area, I would love to hear what you think. My boyfriend who went to… 238 more words

Things To Do

Melania Trump Called for Good Behavior on Social Media. The President Unleashed More Attacks on Twitter. by KATIE ROGERS


By KATIE ROGERS

Another day of dissonant messaging unfolded from the Trump White House.

Published: August 19, 2018 at 07:00PM

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News

The Death of the Gentle Peacemaker

Not long after the announcement that former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan had died at 80 on Saturday, I heard a broadcast of his voice, and the whole man came back to me at once: the velvet texture of his presence, the exquisite courtesy and kindness, the reticence born of both native tact and endless diplomatic experience, the slightly throttled cadence that must have come from wrapping his West African tongue around English vocables but always lent him a quality of diffidence or remove. 1,231 more words

Diplomacy

Light on the Lower Basin

Sunlight shining through a break in the clouds above the lower Ice Lakes Basin.

Photography

See El Nido’s unique beauty in Palawan, Philippines during the monsoon season. The town was very alive and fun both day and night no matter the weather. 73 more words

City

Boinsoir, Catin: L’aurore

A League of Their Own

Listening Post 164. The five women and one man of Bonsoir, Catin do superbly everything you’d expect of a Cajun band—and they are always tossing something new into the gumbo. 726 more words

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