Category Archives: Race

Oh, oh, oh, Olympics.

Since I can remember the Olympics, and for the detail oriented among you that would be Summer Games, Montreal, 1976 (a.k.a. Nadia) I have been a superfan. Like millions of other girls I took up gymnastics soon after that summer, … Continue reading

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An open letter to my President (ps: he’s a total boss)

Politics is a tricky business. Sad but true to say, especially since it should be neither tricky OR business, but there you have it. In spite of this, it is the cross we must bear in order to self-govern, though … Continue reading

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Sometimes people really need to get their ass kicked.

The Need for Ass Kicking: I don’t generally advocate for violence. Really, I do not. I think about it sometimes. In fact, sometimes thinking about it is a great catharsis. I picked up this strategy from a friend back in 1992. … Continue reading

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words. no words. words…

What says the law? You will not kill. How does it say it? By killing! ~ Victor Hugo I wanted to write about my birthday tonight. About the beauty of fall and the wonder of balance in the equinox and … Continue reading

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Billy Beane’s interpretation of the Bhagavad Gita

Better indeed is knowledge than mechanical practice (of religious ritual). Better than knowledge is meditation. But better still is surrender of attachment to results (of one’s actions), because there follows immediate peace. — Bhagavad Gita 12:12

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“All we have known…”

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Caught in a landslide No escape from reality Open your eyes Look up to the skies and see… It is so easy to get caught up in the minutia. In the … Continue reading

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Of course I remember where I was.

“Not long after I first came to the anchor chair I briefly signed off using the word ‘courage.’ I want to return to it now, in a different way, to a nation still nursing a broken heart for what happened … Continue reading

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