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Blog-of-the-month: Come on, tell us. What are your passions?(5)

January 31, 2011

February is here, that month of hearts burning to burnish romantic love relationships. What if February became a month celebrating all types of love? Why not send Valentine’s cards to everyone, not just our sweetie, as we used to do in grade school? What are the loves and passions of your life? Comment below to […]

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“Reclaiming Our Pride” by Damaria Senne (for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign)

My friend Damaria Senne writes to us from Johannesburg, South Africa, about an international campaign “16 Days Against Gender Violence.” She lays out the problem, tells about the campaign, and gives practical steps for joining the Campaign Against Gender Violence. –JGR _________________ RECLAIMING OUR PRIDE by Damaria Senne Most of the time I’m very proud […]

Blog-of-the-Month: Fall Harvest

Fall is harvest time. What’s yours? Pumpkins and gourds? Corn and soybeans? Heart wishes come true? Mine? Since 2006 Pop and I have partnered on “Harvesting: Heritage and Lineage.” This project continues as I trot along after him in Daddy Trailer fashion. Aunt Mim’s (Amelia’s) music from the 1890s to 1920s found a home at […]

Summer: These are a few of my favorite things…

Summer is winding to a close. Kids will be going back to school soon–weeks earlier than when we were kids and in the classroom after Labor Day. What are your favorite things of summer? For me, it’s the ripe peaches and tomatoes of August, swimming and kayaking in natural bodies of water, those summer trips […]


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