Grok Culture

In Praise of BBC’s “The Last Kingdom”

2 days ago

Remember my “Game of Thrones” post I wrote here last year? I know two things about that post. One: people either loved it or hated it.  Two: it set a record for most views that entire month. Many people were super-mad…

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On a Scavenger Hunt, Finding Myself

3 days ago

[Photo: A participant submitting a wedding ring for the hunt] I recently experienced something that made my soul sing and restored my faith in humanity. Over the past ten years, I went from working over 40 hours a week in a…

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Finding the Reasons for Prader-Willi Syndrome

5 days ago

“I am walking down the hallway at school.  I hear whispers and know they are about me.  I find a scab on my arm, one of many, and begin to pick it until I draw blood.  It’s actually a relief….