I’ve been wallowing in a funk lately. Not sure how to untangle the threads of grief from those of depression, dissatisfaction, and confusion stemming from my own situation and that of the world.
Remember last week when Maricopa County Republican Committee Chair A.J. LaFaro stirred up a nationwide shitstorm by claiming that a young Hispanic "thug" was stuffing the ballot box? It turns out, ...
AZ BLue Meanie at Blog for Arizona reports that AZ attorney General Tom Horne (R-jerk) has conceded that the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling striking down same sex marriage bans will apply to ...
As my mother approaches her 101st birthday, her mind is on fire with long-ago memories. Today, she told me the story of her grandmother, Sarah Plotkin Weintraub, who, in the early 20th century, was ...
When Kol Nidre is sung on the eve of Yom Kippur, Jews everywhere are wrapped in spiritual emotion as they pray to be entered in the Book of Life. The chant of Kol Nidre captures this spirituality ...
You could say I'm a bit obsessive about Pelagic Cormorants. Besides being lovely graceful creatures there are also a lot of intriguing conflicting aspects in their story which I've been trying to ...
Outrage upon outrage. Here's the latest scoop from the War Against Women, ISIS-style:
An Iraqi lawyer known for her work promoting women’s rights has been killed by Islamic State fighters, the ...
Tonight we'll have a show and tell on the surprise superstars of my 2014 garden: heirloom peppers! I'll also show you how to make your own fermented hot pepper sauce. Don't touch anything below the ...
Just wanted you to see what real baby carrots look like. They are not the ones you see in your local grocery store. Those are mature carrots whittled down. These are ones I had to pick to allow ...
It's been a while since I have posted a diary, but I feel this is important enough to warrant taking some time out from a busy Friday night to ask for the help of other Kossacks.
Warning: the ...