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"you can live in this light of the truth" (and etc.)

  • This CNN article tells the story of Gilbert Baker, the gay man who designed and stitched the first rainbow flag.The article is a great recounting of Baker’s amazing life and shares his reaction to seeing the White House lit up in rainbow colors the night of the Supreme Court victory.
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Make your own slate plant labels

I thought I’d share my tips on making your own slate plant labels in case anyone else gets as big a thrill as I do out of a nicely annotated veg patch. 448 more words

Sowing And Planting

SLATE Feel Good Vintage Fair is coming to Armley

Yes, that’s right! SLATE’s third Vintage fair will be hosted by our Armley Feel Good Furniture Shop. 111 more words


Richard Posner: A Bigot Against Polygamy

Richard Posner writes,

ignores the fact that polygamy imposes real costs, by reducing the number of marriageable women. Suppose a society contains 100 men and 100 women, but the five wealthiest men have a total of 50 wives.

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Comme le dit le titre, SLATE  rappelle un fait apparemment connu que moi j’ignorais; les créateurs d’Uber, alors en voyage en France, ont eu l’idée de lancer leur entreprise après une mauvaise expérience en tant qu’usagers du service de taxis parisiens. 147 more words

history made, crucial fight continues

Friday’s ruling was spectacular. It was an incredibly important step in an on-going fight, but witnessing the reaction of those around me has been one of the most affirming experiences I’ve had since celebrating sisterhood at an amazing all women’s college. 325 more words

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While You Knit

I consume a lot of media while I’m knitting. Sometimes I feel guilty about it, “I’ve watched SO MUCH TV this week! What am I doing with my life? 409 more words

Listen While You Knit