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It's a sext-message!

Ohlala, I count my blessings, living in a city with endless flirtatious eyes and hotness. “This isn’t the city of love, it’s the city of sex.” According to a gay friend. 972 more words


Pakistan-Steppin' To The Bad Side

I know what must come to the minds of the majority of Westerners when they think, “Pakistan.”  Words like “Taliban,” “suicide bomb,” “terrorist” and so on.   1,317 more words

Finance & Economy

Ireland Stands for Equality

A storm had been brewing in the North Atlantic, but as of this weekend the clouds had passed over the Irish Sea. As is common with the nasty storms that come from the roiling sea, the landscape was left forever changed – softened, gentler, and deeply appreciative of the all too rare sun. 714 more words

People & Culture

Coping in Nigeria

Behavior is a string of what is legal, who pays you, what religion says and what the society accepts as “cool”. The more diverse the culture of a country, the more complex it gets. 594 more words

People & Culture

Memorial Day in Oakland Cemetery

The scraggly oak trees intertwine their branches in a tall ceiling that shades the entire drive. Here, the appropriate view of the eternal isn’t blue and bright, but sheltered and close to the ground.  760 more words

People & Culture

Suspending Disbelief

Everyone has the experience at some time.  You’ve read a book or seen a movie that you absolutely loved, and you want to tell the world about your new obsession.  836 more words

People & Culture

A Worker's Paradise?

A reflection for May Day, the International Worker’s Day.

Imagine for a moment that you live in the most fair and equitable economy you can dream up.  863 more words

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