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6 Famous Dogs of History (Slideshow)

  Behind every great man, there's a great dog. Er, well, not quite -- but there sure are some fascinating examples of heroic, loyal and intelligent dogs throughout history. From the dogs who s…

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Living Without Definitions

At this time in our present history, we have the ability to be conscious of the stories we have been taught and how they define us, as well as the stories we unquestionably have believed about who a…

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Did Americans Always Love Hot Dogs? Not Really

"I devoured hot-dogs in Baltimore 'way back in 1886, and they were then very far from newfangled....They contained precisely the same rubber, indigestible pseudo-sausages that millions of Americans no…

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Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring

“One way to open your eyes is to ask yourself, what if I had never seen this before? What if I knew I would never see it again?” ~ Rachel Carson Rachel Carson’s groundbreaking book, Silent Spring c…

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Eating Like It’s 440 B.C.

Image: Isis, adorned with cow's horns, is nursing Horus, 611-594 B.C., Metropolitan Museum, New York. This post today is inspired by a book that has been grabbing a lot of my attention lately. It…

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Real Men Knit (with video)

A few years ago, one of my eight year-old male students was interviewed for a local newspaper and they asked him what was his favorite thing that he learned in school. His answer was, "Learning how t…

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Emotional Roots: Can You Go Home Again?

Do you long to go home...to your childhood home? This is the stuff both dreams and nightmares are made of. Childhood is where you developed the foundation of who you are. The foundation that rocked …

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