it’s not the size of the wedding or the cost of the table decorations that will determine marital success, but the extent to which the couple sees themselves and their vision for the future in the event itself.
Category Archives: culture
Old Photos: Why You Should Keep “Stuff”
These bits and pieces help us remember and relive moments in our lives lost to time and memory. They are an antidote to old age, a reminder of a life well lived, and a connection to all those who have passed but are now reinstated in our hearts.
Revolution: the Photo and the Poem
First, I have to admit that I have no recollection of who wrote this poem. I found it over the New Year’s holiday while rummaging through a stack of old papers. It is, however, written about a large photograph that hung in my Women’s Studies office at the University of Akron and then again onContinue reading “Revolution: the Photo and the Poem”
#BoycottWomanKing: Are You Kidding Me?
Hanna Arendt said, “For the idea of humanity, when purged of all sentimentality, has the very serious consequence that in one form or another men must assume responsibility for all crimes committed by men and that all nations share the onus of evil committed by all others.”
Duplicity of Political Parties and Politicians
How do we respond to rediculous political maneuvering? We vote. But we vote for a person, not a political party.
Si no hay una cosa, hay otra cosa: Always Something!
Google headlines: SF, NY declare health emergencies over monkeypox outbreak. More people are wearing masks again, hoping to protect against the newest COVID variant, BA.5, as others start lining up for monkeypox vaccinations. Frustrated, hot, angry at gas pump prices and a radical right Supreme Court, as well as appalled over a seemingly endless warContinue reading “Si no hay una cosa, hay otra cosa: Always Something!”
When Pro-Life Becomes Anti-Life
Buddhists have a story of four friends who worked together to accomplish good. We need to do that as well.
Trying to Make Sense out of America: Killing Babies/Punishing the Sex Act/Gun Fetishes
We need to learn some lessons if we are to survive. Sleep peacefully, live with purpose, and be kind
The Tooth Fairy and Other Money-Making Schemes
Sal Lee has grown up and is studying to be a dentist. Maybe he has just found another way to make money from teeth other than the tooth fairy.
Outside the Fence
The history of the people who lived in the slave house and the “colored” soldiers who fought in our wars is our collective history, and we need to reclaim it, know it, own it, and work together for a better shared future.