Monthly Archives: July 2016

Religion in America: Numero deux; the unholy alliance

April 29, 1980 was clear and chilly. A high school friend, Scott, and I were on the Metro Red Line to attend “Washington for Jesus”. W4J was a gathering of the newly empowered “religious right” movement that aimed to “take … Continue reading

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Safe Sex and the Olympian

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/early-lead/wp/2016/07/19/rio-olympics-providing-a-record-number-of-condoms-to-athletes/ Times have changed. Used to be, back when I was a high school athlete, coaches told their charges to “keep it in your pants tonight! We have a game tomorrow!” He wouldn’t want you to over exert yourself and … Continue reading

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Another damn blog post

The urge to roam and explore is only tempered by the need to belong. Maybe that’s what makes Americans different. And Australians. We are all from somewhere else. Even so called Native Americans came from someplace, although from where exactly … Continue reading

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