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tim-haywood's picture
Sep.17.2012
September, 1987 The tires of our U-Haul brushed against the curb as my roommate, Dave, and I pulled up to our new home, a duplex in Seattle's Central District. We walked up the porch steps, opened the door and gazed at the narrow stairway which led to our top-floor unit. "This is going to suck...
timothy-carstensen's picture
Feb.05.2012
Tolerance: permissiveness; a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior, a willingness to recognize and respect the beliefs or practices of others (wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn) Tolerance is allowing the practices of others to continue without interfering. But no one can be tolerant...
dori-hartley's picture
Sep.02.2011
I went shopping online for reading material and got more than I bargained for. Excited to snag a book on atheism by one of the well-known authors and experts in the field, I eagerly awaited its arrival in my mailbox. I felt this particular book would really help me explore and understand this...
pamela-ferris-olson's picture
Oct.17.2010
It’s hard to pick up a newspaper (yes, some people still read the morning news in print form) or listen to the news these days without hearing stories related to gay rights. The saddest stories involve the death of tormented youth such as 18-year-old violinist and Rutger’s freshman Tyler Clementi...
jayne-lyn-stahl's picture
Oct.03.2009
Oscar Wilde has a birthday coming up in about two weeks. It's true, he's a dead guy, but I think of him anyway, and now even more so in light of what Roman Polanski is going through. I have no doubt, none whatsoever, that Oscar would be facing a similar fate now to the one he faced more than a...
molly-secours's picture
Sep.25.2009
Some days it seems so obvious that we might get a lot further ahead if we could admit just how far behind we are. For instance, what if for one day all white people admitted that yes, indeed we are all inherently racist? And what if we went even further to say that it is only the degree to which we...
wende-plante-aka-billy-joe's picture
Jul.17.2009
Police: Two suicide bombers attacked Jakarta hotels The Associated Press ,  Jakarta   |  Fri, 07/17/2009 7:02 PM  |  National National Police chief Gen. Bambang Hendarso Danuri said Friday two suicide bombers carried out the attacks on Jakarta's luxury hotels....
gina-collia-suzuki's picture
Feb.12.2009
During a visit to see the local vet, Maris was sitting in a travel case, along with her sister, Mrs Peabody, when a woman in the waiting room asked if the noises being emitted from the case were being made by a hamster. When that woman was told that the girl responsible for the chattering was in...