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Cherishing, not criticizing diversity


Every now and then I hear (or overhear) an offensive comment from someone that irritates the daylights out of me. Late Monday afternoon this happened when a person make the following obnoxious comment: “It’s getting to be like the intersection of Singapore Street … Continue reading

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“In Between: Memoir of an Integration Baby” by Rev. Dr. Mark Morrison-Reed


NOTE: This post was first published on my other blog – Panethos.wordpress.com. The topic is so important, I felt it should also be posted here.  I first met Rev. Dr. Mark Morrison-Reed several weeks ago when he spoke at my church and gave … Continue reading

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National don’t be a lemming day – Feb. 29th


Hooray! Tomorrow is February 29th and once again we have the opportunity to celebrate National Lemming Day – that one day every four years when everyone gets to pretend to be a lemming, blindly follow each other, and leap off…the edge…of…a…jagged….cliff…..hmmm? Hey, wait a … Continue reading

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A weekend filled with diverse delights


There are not many weekends where you have the opportunity to sample the cultures of eight nations in a matter of hours, but this past weekend proved to be one. On Saturday, I enjoyed a delicious Scottish scone from The Purple Carrot … Continue reading

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Intro to wicked yiddish for Bachmann


The following is a guest post that was submitted by a contributor who wished to remain anonymous: As with so many other things, Michelle Bachmann demonstrated her ignorance of a pretty basic and common yiddish term last week – “…chutzpah”. … Continue reading

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Why I love IndyCar and despise NASTY-CAR


I will start off with a disclaimer. Having been born in central Indiana, I grew up with IndyCar racing. I love IndyCar racing and the Indy 500 and I still prefer the oval tracks to the street circuits. There is … Continue reading

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The Sum of Our Parts: Benefits of Living in a College Town


I love living in a college town. This is partially due to the exciting sports and entertainment options that are available to the students, as well as local residents. The creative and entrepreneurial spirit endemic to academia also plays an … Continue reading

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