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Heartlander of the Week: Who’s Coming to Dinner?

This week’s Heartlander is he who is conspicuous by his absence at the Table—Lindsay Graham. According to Quinnipiac, The Donald leads the Republican field. Mr. Graham is not on the list . . . . Northern though I be, I … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Return of Man’s Best Friend

This Week’s Heartlanders are OR7, the first Gray Wolf in Oregon in over eighty years, and his mate. They managed to find each other and build up a pack. Because Wolves. Because things can get better. Because never give up.

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Bottoms Up?

So, news recently, which turns out to be dated, but in a timeless kind of way, that contemporary Americans’ drinking habits run a gamut from none at all to under a bridge. Specifically, the Washington Post recently ran a brief … Continue reading

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A Bit More on “Feminism”

The thing about feminism is, I don’t think even women really know what it means. Does it mean it is bad to get married young and spend your adult life having children, taking care of a family, and “accepting the … Continue reading

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Lady Power?

So, there’s this Greek play, called Lysistrata. It’s an easy read and relatively short (especially as Ancient Greek literature goes), however, it doesn’t make it into the High School curriculum much, and if you’ve read it, you know why. Even … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Dad

In honor of Father’s Day, this week’s Heartlanders are Dads.  All the Dads out there–biological, adoptive, fictive, substitute, step, uncles, honorary, big brothers, two Dads, neighbors, coaches, teachers and all the other men out there who participate in the lives … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Walk Like a Man

So, I almost didn’t do a Heartlander this week.  I wasn’t feeling inspired and writing is largely about inspiration, even if there is a ton of work sometimes that comes after the inspiration. Then, as I was cleaning my apartment … Continue reading

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