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Not Coming to a Kiss Cam Near You

(71) Comments | Posted June 13, 2013 | 11:34 AM

I was a Kiss Cam virgin when we went to see the Orioles at Camden Yards a couple of years ago. The minor league ball field near my house in Maine didn't feature a big video screen, so I was surprised when, late in the game, the camera zoomed in...

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Coming Out and Coming In

(2) Comments | Posted April 1, 2013 | 11:50 AM

"Marfa?" He was 6 when he asked the question, all big eyes and enormous dimples. "You love my mom like you want to marry her, don't you?"

A heavy silence ensued, head and heart and gut all swerving to a stop before I made words come out of my mouth....

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Old Husbands' Tales

(62) Comments | Posted August 25, 2012 | 8:19 AM

I've been speechless for the past couple of days.

I've been thinking quite a lot about the words Todd Akin used to describe rape. I've been thinking and reading the words of others in their responses to him.

On religious websites, the comments devolve immediately into an argument over a...

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