I am a white son of Ferguson, Mo.
I am a son of Dellwood, Castle Point, Moline Acres, Jennings, St. Ann, Riverview Gardens, Northwoods and Normandy and north St. Louis County.
I am a St. Louis ...
On Thursday my day supervisor, call her Jasmin, came to tell me that one of our housekeeping staff, let's call her Maria, was not doing well and would need to take some time off. I asked her why and ...
During November and December the forces of commercialism and religious tradition converge to predetermine the set lists of musicians more than any other time of the year. Christmas is a busy time ...
From Huffington Post .
Rob Bliss of Rob Bliss Creative makes viral videos for a living and decided to use his craft to shine a light on street harassment, a pervasive issue affecting females ...
To start with, I'm not a doctor. I do have access to medical journals and publications, a lot of practice and history to interpreting them, and an insatiable curiosity bug.
I'm also a hard-core ...
For nearly two thousand years the religious have killed, banished, tortured, and jailed atheists for the crime of being atheists and daring to tell someone they were.
After reading Enough Atheist ...
I do not consider myself a writer, but at least one person I admire who is a marvelous writer once told me that I am. And that same amazing writer and human being, with his very moving account of ...
Hey fellow Kossacks,
It's been a pleasure being part of this extraordinary community for almost ten years now. I started writing here in 2005, amassing hundreds of diaries before I started writing ...
"Come, come whomever you are:
wanderer, worshipper, lover of leaving.
Ours is not a caravan of despair.
Though you have broken your vows
a thousand times,
it doesn't matter.
come, come yet again. ...
My culinary obsession is heirloom tomatoes. This year, in my most ambitious gardening effort to date, I started 15 varieties from seed . Tonight I'll share some photos and commentary on the harvest.