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I accidentally angered a psychic

I’m not superstitious. Sure, I knock on wood when something could jinx me, and I throw salt over my shoulder when I upset the shaker. And there was the Great Fortune Cookie Scare of 2011. I see my little rituals … Continue reading

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In Peru, the Inca are Everywhere

The history books said the Spanish had conquered Peru 500 years before, but as I sat on the cold stone steps of a village square on Lake Titicaca, I thought over the last two weeks and how the official history … Continue reading

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Lights of Hope

Cheshire’s Lights of Hope Wordless Wednesday NaBloPoMo, Day 13 at yeah write

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Walk 10,000 Steps a Day for Over 1,000 Days: The Streak is Dead; Long Live the Streak

Doing anything for 1,043 days in a row is sure to bring its challenges, and walking at least 10,000 steps a day had its share: darting out of a basement pub into the New Haven streets before the entrées came … Continue reading

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A church where an atheist can feel at home

#5. 101 things in 1001 days: Attend a UU church meeting. As someone who has lost her religion, I still seek the community that a church can provide. Over the past few years, I have occasionally attended church services, but … Continue reading

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My First (and Second) Confession

Photo by Emilio Labrador There was a glitch somewhere along the way to my Confirmation, but I wasn’t about to let it keep me from finishing catechism if I could help it. As a young Catholic who usually only attended … Continue reading

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