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Salon.com
NOVEMBER 21, 2008 10:15PM

What are words worth?

Regarding the myth/idea/meaning/practice of Political Correctness.

I have no idea what it really means. I know what it started out to be and why. I’m aware of the history of the actual term. I understand the concept and some of the common perceptions that people have of PCness. I’ve hearRead full post »

AUGUST 19, 2008 10:07AM

Taking Up Space

This morning my horoscope warned me about repressing anger. I don't repress much anger, I thought. Not so much a problem for me. I either get over the anger or deal with it.

5 minutes later a first draft of a poem came rushing out. A poem about something that happened… Read full post »

Editor’s Pick
AUGUST 16, 2008 9:11PM

It only takes a spark to get a fire going.

 

August always reminds me of church camp. Specifically, my old church camp. It wasn’t quite Jesus Camp, quite like an old time religious revival or even like Vacation Bible School with sleeping bags, but it was a little bit like all of them. With some shame, singing, Frisbee and campfires… Read full post »