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Aging and snus

It astounds me sometimes that I come from snus-chewing, John Deere loving, gun-toting rednecks. Not that I don’t exhibit a bit that charm still, lucky you. We all grew up with strange and inappropriate colloquialisms that we do not realize … Continue reading

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I hate hurting people. I hate name calling. I hate labels. You know this is true about me. But sometimes a label needs to be used. Say it with me: Donald Trump is as a racist and a sexist! And in my … Continue reading

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Ham and hallelujahs

My mom knew how to make holidays special. Though she tired of being the holiday magician, it was a way to hold her family together and pass on the traditions she had internalized. These traditions, even the ones that didn’t … Continue reading

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On Fire

I had a dream last night, my last night on the East Coast. I have been here playing some music, exploring some peace education programs, and visiting friends. In the dream it was a quiet night at my childhood farm. … Continue reading

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