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With holidays approaching, it reminds me of the time Murphy, my silver-white trotting horse, and I were hired to drive Santa in Seattle’s Sea Fair parade.
“If voting changed anything, they’d make it illegal.”
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Our public online market is a showcase of goods and services from small businesses and microenterprises in the mountains of western North Carolina. The products and services you find here reflect the special sense of place in our part of the world.
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Out of more than 500 Nobels ever awarded in the sciences, less than 40 have been awarded to women. That 3 Nobels were awarded to women this year represents a sea change in the Nobel Committee’s decision-making as the successful result of a behind-the-scenes campaign to represent women more equally.
Rebekah Spicuglia, Media Manager for The Women’s Media Center
Author’s Statement: My name is Jamila Stevenson and I am a sophomore at Warren Wilson College where I am studying Gender and Women’s Studies (GDS) and Environmental Studies (ENS) with a concentration in environmental education.
Making Change Manageable It can often seem overwhelming to think of making a change, altering a habit, beginning something new.
Black Mountain College has attained near-myth status for the prominent roles it played in modern art, in the Beat poetry movement, and as a groundbreaking experiment in sociology. From its inception in 1933 until its closing in 1955, the college was populated by nonconformists and free thinkers … click here
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HandMade in America’s online Trip Planner can help! We’ll help you explore routes that trace the back roads and byways of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Along the way, you’ll discover eclectic shops, alluring gardens and farms, energizing studios and delightful places to stay! Click to plan your art and gallery itinerary
MARCH is National Women’s History Month The overarching theme for March 2010 is Writing Women Back into History In 2010, in celebration of our 30th Anniversary, we’ll highlight themes from previous years, ones that recognize a different aspect of women’s achievements…
Asheville Community Theatre, located in the heart of downtown Asheville, has a history of artistic excellence that spans six decades. ACT remains an institution committed to providing quality entertainment for a reasonable price. While best known for our large-scale musicals, ACT also offers classic comedies and dramas, contemporary pieces, and children’s theatre productions in our 399 seat Mainstage auditorium. Our second performance space is 35below, an intimate black box theater which produces smaller, unconventional works, music and cabaret performances, and play readings of new and local pieces.
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“A wounded deer leaps the highest.”
HIS HANDS, HIS TOOLS, HIS SEX, HIS DRESS
Edited by Catherine Reid and Holly K. Iglesias
Alice Street Editions, Harrington Park Press, 2001.
$22.95, 200 pages.
At least once during the holiday season I hear a radio story or watch a TV segment that depicts turkeys as dimwitted, noodle brained creatures, too stupid to figure out how to eat or stay warm. Could this really be true?
“You ever eaten a Sugarloaf?” he asked. I shook my head. I was a hospice nurse and this gentleman, I’ll call him Zeb, was my patient. We’d been talking about our favorite apples, but this sounded more like a coffeecake. “What about a Sheepnose June?” he tried again. I’d never heard of it.
Neurath, Paul. From Malthus to the Club of Rome and Back : Problems of Limits to Growth, Population Control, and Migrations. Columbia University Seminar Series. Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 1994.
Neurath has been teaching population biology for a number of years, and in this book, he takes that experience to reconsider the historical development of population consciousness.
I thought I knew how fortunate I was to hold Holly Iglesias’ Souvenirs of a Shrunken World in my hands, to hear her read from her book at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café,…
“A dame that knows the ropes isn’t likely to get tied up.”
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