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Dilemma: Patron or Partner?

Dilemma: Patron or Partner?

by Dr. Donna Roberts
 
I can’t imagine a life without making art, but I’m worried about my partner.
I Remember, Therefore I Am, Part 3: The Spectrum of Forgetting

I Remember, Therefore I Am, Part 3: The Spectrum of Forgetting

by Dr. Donna Roberts
 
Most of the time we get frustrated when we can’t remember something. But then again sometimes we can’t forget things that we would like to.
The Town Dumps of Massachusetts

The Town Dumps of Massachusetts

Some say you can find the heart and soul of Massachusetts on the town greens of its many picturesque villages.
What is the Meaning of Life?

What is the Meaning of Life?

Dear Dr. Donna: What is the meaning of life?
Resistance and Catharsis: Changing the Focus

Resistance and Catharsis: Changing the Focus

by Emile DeWeaver
 
A friend asked me what advice might I give students about living with Trump’s administration.
Returning to the World of Words

Returning to the World of Words

by Jennifer Pruiett-Selby
 
There aren’t enough hours in the day. There’s never enough time. And no matter what we do to budget or plan, the inevitability of its expiration is omnipresent.
The Myth of the Carefree Childhood: From Playground Politics to Adolescent Angst

The Myth of the Carefree Childhood: From Playground Politics to Adolescent Angst

by Dr. Donna Roberts
 
There is a myth about childhood—that it is carefree and without serious worry.
Dilemma: Spoiled for Choice

Dilemma: Spoiled for Choice

My mother loves cooking. She lives alone so she will cook a big batch of something and keep a little for herself and bring the rest to our house for our family to eat. Some of it is great, but many times we just don’t like what she cooks.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

by Angela Kubinec
 
After being diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), I conducted a thorough research of the illness, using WebMD and other sites with scary pictures of people’s insides.
I Remember, Therefore I Am, Part 2: False Memories and Memory Mistakes

I Remember, Therefore I Am, Part 2: False Memories and Memory Mistakes

by Dr. Donna Roberts
 
Did you ever recount an experience from your past, only to be told that’s not how it happened?
Dilemma: Separation Anxiety

Dilemma: Separation Anxiety

My son is in 1st grade. I have recently separated from his father, so he and I are living without a Dad in the house. School started recently and while he says he loves school he completely falls apart when it’s time to go.
From Argos to Sotor

From Argos to Sotor

by Angela Kubinec
 
I have been working on a script for a movie that harkens back to the tradition of righteous revenge in the fresh light of the twenty-first century, an age where some dogs eat more nutritious food than people.
Pay No Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain

Pay No Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain

by Emile DeWeaver
 
Watching the coverage of the Ghost Ship fire that struck my hometown of Oakland, I’m struck by how, as a nation, we play the blame game.
Mean Girls Aren’t Just in High School: Be Kind Whenever Possible

Mean Girls Aren’t Just in High School: Be Kind Whenever Possible

by Dr. Donna Roberts
 
A childhood friend recently posted a nostalgic meme on Facebook. It was all fun and friendly. Until it wasn’t.
I Have Written a Volume of Poetry

I Have Written a Volume of Poetry

by Angela Kubinec
 
I have written a volume of poetry, a manuscript intended to be read as a body of work by someone with refinement and sensitivity, such as yourself.

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