Category Archives: Culture

  1. Oh the Humanity of House Hunting!

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    May 24, 2019 by Julia

      We are currently in the quagmire of contracts and big financial decisions concerning our upcoming move to a new …
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  2. Fear and Drinking

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    November 20, 2018 by Julia

    What do you do with the restlessness in your belly? Our culture is confusing when it comes to alcohol. We …
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  3. Dreaming of Canada on the 4th of July

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    July 3, 2018 by Julia

    Happy 4th of July, and all that, blah blah blah. I had no idea until this year that Canada Day …
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  4. Faith vs. the Four Ds of Despair

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    June 15, 2018 by Julia

    Like many people, my husband and I were stunned by Anthony Bourdain’s suicide last week. We’ve been watching his shows …
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  5. What Are We Fighting About?

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    June 6, 2018 by Julia

    We, as human beings, tend to get worked up. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing; I like humanity’s passion. But, …
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  6. On Selfies

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    April 4, 2018 by Julia

    I’m not so different than the selfie-posting-people, is what I’m reminding myself. In fact, they may have certain things figured out better than I do, because they don’t have any shame about saying to the world: here I am, take it or leave it. I may be vain, I may be brave, I may be bored or needy. I may be longing for a little reassurance.

  7. The Two Kinds of Hard

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    March 7, 2018 by Julia

      I can’t write much about gun control right now because the anger goes straight to my head, like one …
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