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AUTUMN WORKSHOPS ON HEALTH AND HEALING

New Work­shops from Alida Brill Please join me in explor­ing how we can live a life beyond the bound­aries of our ill­nesses and diag­noses. Though chronic ill­ness chal­lenges, inter­rupts and fre­quently dimin­ishes the expe­ri­ence of life, chronic dis­ease can also teach … Con­tinue read­ing

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Dallas

The ninth grade at Her­bert Hoover Junior High School in Long Beach, Cal­i­for­nia began with a minor tri­umph. I was assigned Fea­tures Edi­tor for the school news­pa­per, The Scotty Scroll—a name that com­ple­mented our High­landers school theme. Advanced Jour­nal­ism pro­duced … Con­tinue read­ing

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A DAY FOR ALL WOMEN

At long last, Alice Munro, the woman and her words, awarded the ulti­mate lit­er­ary prize, the Nobel. She has not spent her life long­ing for this, or for acclaim, fame, celebrity or the desire to obtain the trap­pings of a lux­u­ri­ous … Con­tinue read­ing

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YEAR 2: DAY 235: SUMMERING THROUGH

Today is August 22, 2012 the 235th day of the year. I last reported (that’s a fairly glib use of the word) to you From This Ter­race on the 11th day of a newly minted year. Although I wrote with hon­esty … Con­tinue read­ing

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