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Transitions: What I Learned Sitting in a Sukkah

Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson | Posted 12.02.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

With the Festival of Sukkot, we mark a transition. The great gift that Judaism holds out to us it to be mindful of the phases of our lives, so that we don't rush through it, thoughtlessly, but we take a moment to step out of the rat race.

Gosh, You're Attractive

Samantha Bennett | Posted 04.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Samantha Bennett

It's true. Sometimes it may feel like how good-looking a person is (or isn't) is the only thing that ever mattered in the world. But guess what? It...

Intuition Is Like a Migraine

Samantha Bennett | Posted 03.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Samantha Bennett

I was at a conference listening to an acclaimed speaker deliver his talk when the very small half-thought flittered through my mind, "I think I'm gett...

What's a $500 Painting Worth?

Samantha Bennett | Posted 02.12.2014 | Arts
Samantha Bennett

I was trying to talk one of my VIP clients into charging $500 plus shipping for her painting. She wrote back to me: "O.M.G., $500? Really? They're on...

The Most Famous Man You Never Heard Of: Part III

Helen Davey | Posted 09.24.2013 | Green
Helen Davey

In Parts I and II, I described John's developing passion for nature, which I interpreted grew out of his experience of traumatic loss. From the loss of his mother, to his being "put out to service," John undoubtedly felt both bereft and constrained.

A Poem In Praise Of The Exuberant

Samantha Bennett | Posted 07.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Samantha Bennett

Let's break out the sequins and the feather boas and have dessert first!

Campaign Journal: McCain Husbands and Obama Wives

Lori Jewett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lori Jewett

Lori Jewett is an OffTheBus grassroots correspondent. Each week she contributes a campaign journal documenting her life out on the trail. The word...