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The Quiet Power of Introverts

May 9, 2016|0 Comments

I am a classic introvert. I prefer listening to speaking, think my decisions through carefully, and prefer seeing my friends individually or in small groups to [...]

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Purr-ban Life: Felines of New York

May 2, 2016|0 Comments

"A lot of people think we hate Mondays, but that's a dangerous stereotype reinforced by the media. We actually have no idea what day it [...]

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Marvel’s Comic Millennials: Geeks and Squirrels

April 18, 2016|0 Comments

Kamala Khan and Doreen Green (Ms. Marvel and Squirrel Girl, respectively) anchor the best of a new breed of superhero graphic novels. Rejecting superhero comics' recent tendency to be nothing but grim, dark, and occasionally grimdark (see most of DC Comics' New 52), the two series feature millennial women for whom the status quo is the true villain.

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Dee Williams, author of The Big Tiny

April 15, 2016|0 Comments

More than ten years ago, a near-death experience abruptly reminded sustainability advocate and pioneer Dee Williams that life is short. She sold her sprawling home [...]

The High-Protein Vegetarian Cookbook: Hearty Dishes That Even Carnivores Will Love

April 9, 2016|0 Comments

I recently tried a recipe from The High-Protein Vegetarian Cookbook: Hearty Dishes that even Carnivores Will Love.  What really attracted me to this particular cookbook [...]

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