We all fight for our bit of colored ribbon, for what we want, however small or grand. How strange is it then that people who work with their hands, fight with their fists.
When I originally offered to help with my daughter's first book club, it was as a simple show of support for my 7-year-old bookworm. Flash forward four years and nearly 50 books later, the club has become one of the most valuable volunteer gigs of my parenting career.
Halfway through the trip, they collapsed from exhaustion, "overcome with fatigue and hunger." They needed real food.
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Rick Perry's catastrophic 2012 run has placed him out of the top ranks for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination. But his natural political talents coupled with a few good breaks could place him back in the game.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures May 1, 2014 How unusua...
I am ashamed to admit that I struggle to remember everyone's names, to separate the stories, but I feel the weight of their belief in the Unexpected Project, to share their stories and to make a difference for their surviving daughters, sisters, nieces and granddaughters.
Ever wondered how much federal money the state of Illinois gets to fund its elementary and secondary school programs?
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I continued to call Dallas home, not just for the career opportunities, but because the city constantly took steps forward to becoming one of the world's greatest cities.
The drought has taken its toll on the three lakes that supply Wichita Falls with water. They are down by about 75 percent. The city has been aggressively conserving water, but now is working on a plan to turn sewer water into potable water. Yep, from the toilets to the tap.
For the girls I loved before I knew that's what I was doing, I promise to blaze a trail of queer wherever I can. I'll do it for Amanda, for Ana and for Kelly, and for every person who fears their love is something lesser than love.
There was a time that NOM was a leading national force in opposition to marriage equality, but those days are long gone, never to return. The latest case in point: Oregon, where NOM's last-minute attempt to stop equality floundered in front of a judge.
Just as Texas is the historic result of an independent country proudly joining the United States while preserving its own and Mexican heritage, Azerbaijan is the culmination of three elemental tendencies that accentuate the pivotal nature of its geographic position.
Merkel, Texas, has a population just over 2,600 people. It's what some folks in Texas might describe as a wide spot in the road. But it was big enough to attract Wal-Mart.
Everyone knows that one of the best things about being a guy is the ability to pee standing up just about anywhere. It's kind of like a superpower, an...