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Movie one liners

A surprisingly moving docu-drama based on the final days of Jim Jones’ and his followers. It really bothers me that I never knew that it was as much murder as mass suicide. Very, very sad, but informative. ¬†Jonestown: Paradise Lost … Continue reading

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I Read This On The Internet – One of a Kind

This is a really lovely story focusing specifically on the struggles a young family has in getting a diagnosis for their¬†son with an incredibly rare genetic disorder, and more broadly on the way that social media and informed families are … Continue reading

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Documentaries!

One of our favorite things about Netflix streaming service is the access to hundreds of documentaries that would not have been on our radar without the “suggestions for you” section. Two that we’ve recently watched: Sons of Perdition, 2010 A … Continue reading

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I stand with Kate and John

(Warning, feelingsdump ahead) I haven’t really brought up religion on the blog, but today I want to get my feelings out, and publicly support John Dehlin and Kate Kelly, even though they will probably never see this. I was raised … Continue reading

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Congo, by Michael Crichton

Clocking in about 5 times as good as the movie, Congo, my latest Michael Crichton reread, was a pretty entertaining novel. A super evil data mining (maybe? that was sort of unclear) company that wants a special kind of boron … Continue reading

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CTIFOTI – Brave New Voices

Keeping with the general theme of me being WAY behind the rest of the world in terms of just about everything, I saw a link to this video on tumblr recently (h/t fangirlfeminists): And then I sat and marathon watched … Continue reading

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Elephants

(h/t Shakesville) A few weeks ago, my friend Abby tweeted this article on elephants (it’s very good, if you are interested in animal intelligence and research). I’m not on twitter, but she has a running feed on her blog that … Continue reading

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