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susan-wiggs's picture
Nov.27.2008
Illustration by Sally Mara Sturman, www.sallymarasturman.com It’s Thanksgiving Day, so I thought it a good time to conclude my little Gratitude Project. I have to say, I am so impressed by you people! It’s been a pleasure every day to turn on the computer and see what people are thankful for. I’...
bj-binning's picture
Nov.24.2008
As amazing as life is, most of us go through life about 100 miles an hour.  We do not take the time to stop and smell the roses.  We get up, go to work, come home, work some more and then go to bed only to wake up and do the same the next day.  I realized that I have done this for many years but a...
stacey-pollock's picture
Nov.21.2008
New Feature Article by Stacey T Pollock: Strung up on String Theory:     Trying to find definable information on String Theory leaves me standing wide eyed and unable to comprehend the system behind this now over rationalized and totally insane theory. The core foundation for String...
jennifer-lyn-king's picture
Nov.18.2008
This week, I turn the big 3-5! Whoa, I think. Just like every other birthday, I think back to all the well-meaning people who tell me that it all goes by too fast. And every time I hear or think that, I realize the well-meaning words are true. So true. Who would think I’ve been out of high school...
gina-collia-suzuki's picture
Nov.18.2008
Taking a leaf out of Huntington W. Sharp's book, as this looked like fun: Four jobs I have had in my life: 1. Antiquarian bookseller2. English tutor to Japanese children under six3. Office manager for a coffee roasting company4. Antiques dealer Four movies I've watched more than once: 1. Now...
catherine-nagle's picture
Nov.18.2008
Lessons from Our Lives: We Share the Same Story   I am beginning to suspect all elaborate & special systems of education. They seem to me to be built upon supposition that every child is an idiot who must be taught to think. Whereas, if the child is left to himself, he will...
teresa-jusino's picture
Nov.15.2008
Someday we'll find it, the rainbow connection, the lovers, the dreamers, and me... - Kermit the Frog, The Muppet Movie                      I have a favorite scarf.  It's a rainbow scarf that belonged to my mother, who received it from a friend who bought it while on vacation in South America...
brian-mckee's picture
Nov.14.2008
I entered the waters of experience not of my own choice but because of the circumstance that formed me. The waters are rivers, flowing in time, branches represent choices made in our lives. The waters of experience are raw emotion that carry us through the rapids of despair, confusion, and...
farzana-versey's picture
Nov.14.2008
I used to like circles: There was a centre, a circumference, nothing sharp that would stick out and poke. I was wrong. Circles hurt. You move from the centre towards a point, you travel through a bend; it can get heady but you are curving along the route, seeing things from a different perspective...
catherine-nagle's picture
Nov.14.2008
Love and the Will to Go On As I found, when grieving the loss of loved ones no matter the reason, there is a natural process that allows us to eventually heal. God helps us to come through the grieving process through prayer, and we eventually begin to understand that there really is no actual...