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Fear and Loathing in the USA – Amanda- 6/24/15

Fear and Loathing in the USA- June 24, 2015 Dear Reader- On Father’s Day, my family and I saw the movie Inside Out, and it served as antidote for a rough week preceding. Nothing bad happened to me personally, but … Continue reading

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America, We Have a Problem – Elaina- 6/23/15

America, We Have a Problem June 23, 2015 Dear Fellow Citizens- Could we just stop for a second and take a breath? We’re throwing around words and phrases like “gun control” and “racism” as if THAT is the cause of … Continue reading

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Get Over It: Confronting White Privilege — Colleen – 5/1/2015

Get Over It: Confronting White Privilege 1 May 2015 I am exhausted. And if I am exhausted, I can only imagine how exhausted people of color must be. I can’t possibly comprehend the minority experience. My white skin and privileged … Continue reading

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Southern Comfort- Elaina- 4/2/15

Southern Comfort 4/2/15 Dear Reader-   A funny thing happened last Friday on the way home from the airport. I picked up Colleen a little past midnight. She flew in from Chicago so we could drive to a writing conference … Continue reading

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Mary 12/18/14 – We are Individuals

We are Individuals December 18, 2014 Dear M, Whether we are red, yellow, white, brown, or black; we are the same. It will always be that way. It’s the way God made it at the Tower of Babel. God divided people … Continue reading

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Sigurd 12/2/2014 – Coming Darkness

Coming Darkness Tuesday 2 December 2014 We have spent the whole week at the edge of tears, Sig. A week of gritted teeth, immersed in the festering wound that is Ferguson. It has provoked us to dig deep into our … Continue reading

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Colleen 10/17/2014 – Haters Gonna Hate

Haters Gonna Hate 17 October 2014 Dear Colleen, This week you’ve been thinking a lot about hate. It affects all of us, no matter how hard we try to avoid it. Hate ranges from the petty, such as a dislike … Continue reading

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