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Video: Crannog

Alexis has a life-threatening disease. She spends her time in the wooded expanse of northern Scotland, where she takes care of dozens of animals who are also sick, wounded or dying. Some have terminal cancer, some would otherwise be killed because of their disabilities, some were saved from slaughterhouses. Alexis provides palliative care for them.

March 7, 2021 · 1 Comment

Ellen McGrath Smith: On Being a Late-Night Motion Detector Detector

Two tiny yellow eyes stared back at me from the shadows near the shed. This has happened with my dog and with my cats, but I had never experienced this with a rat.

March 4, 2021 · 3 Comments

Volker Franke: Me First and the Loss of Compassion

Children ought to learn how to help one another so they can take joy in crossing the finish line together, building closeness instead of separation, segregation and adversarialism.

October 9, 2019 · 1 Comment

Jose Padua: A Beautiful Day on Earth

All I remember is that it was a beautiful sunny day when my mother came out of the fast food restaurant downtown near the bus station and walked to the … Continue reading

May 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Only One Resolution

Originally posted on Great Middle Way:
We make several New Year’s resolutions, only to abandon them before the end of February. Perhaps this is so because our resolutions do not…

January 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ace Boggess: “Do I Look Like I Care?”

  “Do I Look Like I Care?”      —man on cell in an elevator   Under tired Muzak he boasts about infidelity & his lucky double-down bet on a stock … Continue reading

December 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

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