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THE ROMANCE OF HONEY

By Blake Wilkins As we spread honey on our morning toast, are we aware of the hidden power lurking in the sweetness brought to us

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Tiffany Markman

The Evolution of ‘Woke’

Do you consider yourself to be woke? If you do, you probably know that this term for being enlightened or aware, particularly about racism and social justice, is a political byword of African-American origin.

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Melody Emmett

Resurgence of grief

“Every time they cage a bird the sky shrinks. A little.”
– Jeremy Cronin from the poem For Comrades in Solitary Confinement

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JAB AND RUN, JAB AND RUN?

By Blake Wilkins Hardboiled runners are notorious for sneaking out to exercise too soon after a medical intervention or injury lay-off. For Wendy and me,

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Manners maketh man. But who maketh manners?

I went to a school that was, shall we say, lenient in the comportment department. We greeted corridor-strolling teachers with a jaunty high five — or not at all. We were more rowdy than respectful. More passionate than polite.

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