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Namaste

March 21, 2009 Namaste is a greeting used in yoga classes. Alice Vaughn-Goldman used it in her class and I used it in mine at Madison Adult Ed. It means, “I honor the place within you in which the entire … Continue reading

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A Certain Slant of Light

September 27, 2012 Slant of Light “A Certain Slant of Light—on winter afternoons—that oppresses like the weight—of cathedral tunes. Heavenly hurt it gives us—we can fine no scar—but internal difference—where the meanings are,” wrote Emily Dickinson. The poem talks of … Continue reading

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The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars “The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings.” Cassius tells Brutus in Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar. Cassius is urging his friend into action, telling him that there … Continue reading

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Sylvia

June 16, 1996 Poetry Class Spring Quarter I took a poetry class. I really enjoyed it and I learned a lot too. I was exposed to great authors and poets and learned more about the ones I already knew about. … Continue reading

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Pornified

January 2007 Porn and Pink Floyd!  This week I’ve been contemplating the effect of porn on society and my life.  The book Pornified by Pamela Paul prompted my pondering on porn.  I also began writing Unzipped.  I decide that Pink … Continue reading

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Harry and the Horrible Prom

Harry and the Horrible Prom   There is a reason why I call my dating life “Flirting with Disaster.” Things have been awkward and crazy from the get go. My experience with Prom was no different. The year was 1994 … Continue reading

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The Ethical Slut

The Ethical Slut The Ethical Slut: A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships and Other Adventures by Dossie Easton and Janet W. Hardy first came out in 1997. It was updated and reprinted in 2009.   The two authors want to … Continue reading

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