Living: December 2005

Happy New Year!

Filed by Bil Browning | December 31, 2005 | 9:19 PM | comments

Feliz ano novo :: Hauoli Makahiki Hou :: Srecna Nova Godina :: L'Shannah Tovah :: Elamat Tahun Baru :: Buon Capo d'Anno :: Akemashite Omedetou Gozaimasu :: Godt Nyttar :: Maligayang Bagong Taon :: Gelukkig Nieuwjaar :: Gutes Neues Jahr...Read More

Home for the Holidays...

Filed by Bruce Parker | December 27, 2005 | 3:23 PM | comments

Since living in Indiana, I have heard a lot of unfortunate Kentucky jokes. So before I start with my actual post, I interrupt my message to clear up a couple misconceptions. Yes, we wear shoes. No, None of my family...Read More


Filed by Bruce Parker | December 10, 2005 | 3:22 PM | comments

"Life changes fast. Life changes in the instant You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends." The above lines open Joan Didion's exploration of the nature of grief, titled The Year of Magical Thinking. In this...Read More

Seeking my history... Seeking myself...

Filed by Bruce Parker | December 09, 2005 | 4:05 AM | comments

Social Studies curriculum in public school erase the existence of queer people. Some small progress has been made in represenatations of women and racial minorities, however we still just don't exist. The damage this does to kids who understand themselves...Read More

Most of all beware this boy!

Filed by Edward Fox | December 02, 2005 | 12:32 PM | comments

Our text for today concerns ignorance and comes from Stave 3 "The Second of the Three Spirits" from A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens From the foldings of its robe, [the Ghost of Christmas Present] brought two children; wretched, abject,...Read More

What Good People Cannot Seem to Understand...

Filed by Bruce Parker | December 02, 2005 | 5:28 AM | comments

You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man's freedom. You can only be free if I am free. - Clarence Darrow No, Proposition 622 won't prevent hatred and violence from being directed at gay...Read More