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The Nature of Adventure

I want to be real with you: we never know what’s coming next. That’s true on a personal level. We might get hit by a car, or find out we’re pregnant, or get diagnosed with a fatal disease, or fall … Continue reading

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The Revolution Will Not Be Rushed

In a world full of hurry and busyness, we are supposed to buy that doing a lot and doing it quickly will get us the results we want. But quantity and quality are not the same. I would gladly trade … Continue reading

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Stumbling Blocks on the Path to Joy

Joy is overblown, a little voice whispers in the back of our heads. Who needs joy? Can’t you just be happy? Or content? And besides, terrible things are happening in the world! How can we feel joy in the face of … Continue reading

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If You Thought I Was Nasty Before

A post-election poem for those of us about to get nastier If you thought I was nasty before You haven’t seen anything yet

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Joy in the Queering

I suppose some might call it mischief rather than joy. I got my first buzzcut because all the baby dykes were doing it and I liked the visible difference. In a fairly homophobic highschool, it was a not-so-subtle, “I am … Continue reading

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