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My Transgender Life: Labels and Boxes

Grace Anne Stevens | Posted 08.24.2016 | Queer Voices
Grace Anne Stevens

For so many, it is so much easier to place things and people in a box with a simple label on it. It does not really matter if the label is correct or even if what is in the box may change over time.

So Many Roses, So Little Time: A Mindfulness Practice My Dog Taught Me

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 08.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

As usual, my master teacher was reminding me that being present in the moment was a lifestyle, not a "when it is convenient" sort of practice. I was focused on the finish line, he was focused on the roses.

'There's gOLD in Them Thar Hills!'

Harry J. Getzov | Posted 07.14.2012 | Fifty
Harry J. Getzov

Historically, our culture has placed a premium on attributes like speed, youth and beauty, and such emphasis has subsequently clashed head-on with our images of senior citizens.

THIS DATE STINKS: Sewage Plant Offers Valentine's Day Tours

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 02.10.2012 | Weird News

Love is in the air -- and it stinks. New York City's Department of Environmental Protection will offer tours of of its state-of-the-art sewage trea...

The Petals and Thorns of a Recession

Kenneth Kales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Kenneth Kales

I've been working much harder these days, and my friends and colleagues say they are too. Are you? One colleague told me she doesn't know anybody who ...