Throughout this year of ultras in all the places I have shot them I have been reminded of the sweep and dream of an America that I grew up with …
Archives for November 2012
Martha Farley has a kitchen-sink kind of dream and wonders what it might mean.
A first hand account of sailing around the world on a 41′ sailboat written in the style of an interview of the most frequently asked questions with lots of pictures of sailing and life aboard.
“Patience is a virtue.” Unfortunately it’s not a virtue I possess. I want everything to be happening now. Time is ticking away so bring on the “good” stuff. Every minute, every hour counts! My father recently turned 80 and I hope he has many more birthdays to come. I sometimes wish I knew when my innings were […]
In many alcoholic families, one child will learn to play the hero role – to clean up messes. As an adult, that role can be a burden.
Despite continued incidences—and there are still too many—of racist, misogynist, and homophobic slurs, assaults, and even killings, despite stubbornly persistent ignorance of the culture and sensitivities of visible and invisible minorities, we have come far in the past fifty years, thanks to brave and blessed souls like Mohandas Gandhi, Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Harvey Milk, and many more.
It seems that every decade or so, someone, or some supposedly well intentioned group, focuses on Beacon Hill Park and all the green space (read: real estate) and proposes that the park needs “improvement.”
Concluding a three-part article, author Randi G. Fine tells of her difficulty as a single mother with no income, and how she found the faith that ultimately turned her life around.
I adore this time of year. The cacophony of transcendent leaves, the ballast of wind shifting and shaping the waters of the ocean, the exhale of each day’s quotient of light and nighttime’s clamor for divine dominion.
How can dogs be stupid and smart at the same time? How can they have less intelligence than humans and still control our households? For all our intelligence, we humans certainly find our reasons to claim to be both inferior and superior to our canine companions when it suits us.