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Entries by Red Room from 05/2011

Leza Lowitz: A Hard Rain Gonna Fall: 2 Months after 3-11

| Posted 05.09.2011 | World

For Japan, the events of March 11 were a wake-up call, just like the earthquake in Haiti and the flooding of Katrina. For myself and many others, the March 11 disaster woke us up to our mortality, our fragility, and our interconnectedness.

Jenny Block: How I Learned to Love Exercising Again

| Posted 05.16.2011 | Healthy Living

If I could have conjured up the perfect exercise, it would have real dancing, thoughtful choreography and movements that were mindful about how the body. Nuts, huh? Nope, Nia.

David Valdes Greenwood: Making Marriage Cool Again: Divorce Rates and the Real Effect of Same-Sex Marriage

| Posted 05.17.2011 | Divorce

If you are concerned about the "threat" to marriage posed by letting gays in on the deal, the most recent statistics should be heartening. Marriages today are more enduring and less fragile than they used to be.

Mary Kennedy: Make a Soldier Happy: Join Best-Selling Authors in Sending Books Overseas

| Posted 05.24.2011 | Books

Let's all adopt a soldier and send books, candy, snacks, and, of course, homemade goodies. It's easy to do and it really means the world to our brave men and women in the military forces.

Samina Ali: Liane Hansen: The Truth As We Speak It

| Posted 05.27.2011 | Media

Liane Hansen got me to spill the beans to over 3 million listeners while making me feel like I was having a private conversation with a girlfriend, someone who's got my back. In an era of media hype and sensationalism, she showed me that good journalism endures.