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Gentrification

July 1, 2017 Gentrification Gentrification comes from the old French word genterise, which means “of gentle birth.”  The term refers to the process of renovating poor urban neighborhoods. Gentrification can be seen as an attempt to beautify or civilize the … Continue reading

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Weightless

April 25, 2003 Weightless As a child I would stand at the edge of the pool—usually at the YMCA’s indoor pool. Then I would let myself tumble forward into the water. The warm water would surrounded me and for a … Continue reading

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Yoga

Yoga I had read about Yoga in the late 80s and early 90s when it became popular, but I lived in a small town that was always behind the times, so there was never a class close by I could … Continue reading

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May 23, 2004 Truthfully, Industrialization and the Human Condition had gotten to me. Seeing the rundown homes and businesses made me want to inspire some sort of change. I am all for technology and modern amenities. The problem is we, … Continue reading

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Holiday Inn Hangover

Holiday Inn Hang Over   It was March of 1995 and my friends wanted to rent a room and have a wild party for the night. I went with Erica and her friend Stacy to pick up Mark. We were … Continue reading

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Me and Three

Me and Three  You would think that going on a date with three guys at once would be a good thing, but no. It wasn’t. My date was originally with one guy, Rich, but then he got nervous and decided … Continue reading

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Takes The Cake

Takes The Cake Out of all my crazy dating experiences, one date takes the cake for craziest.  It was the fall of 1994. My friend swung by my place of employment to talk. She convinced me to go out with … Continue reading

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