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Don’t raise your arms .. your skirt is too short DDT is the best insecticide If you pray hard enough, your prayers will be answered I like the way you look in black … it slims you Booze is the … Continue reading

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The education of one woman

“I will too go back to school!” I exclaimed to my mother after I announced I would be leaving university after my Sophomore year. Mom was, shall we say, anxious for me. She had dropped out of college at 22 … Continue reading

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the night before

my eyes are red from crying with you for you I am you   sitting on my white couch burritoed in a grey-cloud blanket with hot tea although it is 80 degrees   we are shivering   because we know … Continue reading

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

November 25 is an important day for many women and men. One in three women in our world are victims of violence which includes rape, murder, and other coercive, intimidating behaviors. In the U.S., the statistic is one in five. … Continue reading

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We Have Come to be Danced!

WE HAVE COME TO BE DANCED ~ by Jewel Mathieson  We have come to be danced Not the pretty dance Not the pretty pretty, pick me, pick me dance But the claw our way back into the belly Of the … Continue reading

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Bullying back: right or wrong?

No one, absolutely NO ONE, supports bullying, right? Thankfully, a good trend in schools – now necessary for safety for children and teachers – is to implement anti-bullying and tolerance curriculum. These curriculum attempt to give kids resources in tough … Continue reading

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A resting place

When I went to a memorial service this weekend, one of my girls said, “why are YOU going? You didn’t really know her.” She was right. I knew Sandy only fringely – but people I care about loved her deeply. “Memorials … Continue reading

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