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U2’s ” The Joshua Tree” Celebrates 30 Years

2 days ago

In 1987, I was 12 years old. An Irish band called U2 cut their fifth album, titled “The Joshua Tree.” This album did not properly come onto my radar until I was about 16 years old. In the intervening four…

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Vlog #20: “Girl” vs. “Woman”: Why Language Matters

2 days ago

“It’s girls’ night!” “I’m just hanging with my girls!” “hey, that girl is cute…” “ask that girl for directions…” Here’s the question – is that female person actually a girl, meaning a juvenile, who doesn’t have many grownup responsibilities and…

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Where My Stuff Meets My Story

4 days ago

I have a problem with stuff. Not in a way that anyone would want to do a reality show or write a memoir about. But there are things I keep, because they remind me of times and experiences that – and people…