Monthly Archives: August 2013

Through the Years: A First Day Chronology

My last post reflected on my grandmother who passed away on Wednesday of this week.  In the midst of sadness, it is nice to celebrate fresh starts and new beginnings, even if they result in eye rolls from the 12-year-old who … Continue reading

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Defining a Grandmother

My parents were very young when I was born, as I’ve mentioned before.  As they grew into adults, they were as different as two people could be, as were their respective families.  My mom’s side of the family, which I … Continue reading

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The New Nazis

Russia’s latest anti-gay law makes it unlawful to “propagandize non-traditional sexual orientations.”  In other words, it is unlawful in Russia to be gay or to in any way indicate that gay is okay. Once again, I find myself turning to … Continue reading

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