Monthly Archives: June 2009

Green shopping tip: St. Louis Freecycle

Admittedly, I have a thing for shopping. I can shop for houses, cars, furniture, or clothes with equal passion and delight. I can spend money or not and have just as much fun. Luckily for me, the acquisition is not … Continue reading

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admission of powerlessness

It’s Friday morning and I’m at home waiting for the plumber. Last Friday night I was at Home Depot buying plumbing supplies. Sunday I bought an auger. Monday I talked with my landlord. Thursday I bought plumbers acid. Today I’m … Continue reading

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the hands we hold

Although Kevin Johnson, Cookie Thorton, and James von Brunn have apparently nothing in common, all three are native sons of St. Louis. Most tragically, all three will be remembered for racially charged murderous rampages. While von Brunn is hospitalized in … Continue reading

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sanctuary through education

A sanctuary is a space which is set aside, a place where we encounter the sacred. Sanctuary is safe space, a refuge, and a place of asylum. When he was executed on Sunday morning, George Tiller stood at the threshold … Continue reading

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