Linnea Ashley on October 27th, 2008

i hate myself even as i do it."excuse me sister can i ask you a question."a quick nod no and i never even slow, never make eye contact.and my gut doesn't send me danger signals but i'm well trained. i don't talk to strangers. especially strange men. especially at night.and he probably just needed directions. […]

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Linnea Ashley on October 19th, 2008

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Linnea Ashley on October 9th, 2008

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Linnea Ashley on October 7th, 2008

The complexities of “isms” leave room for damage in a multitude of ways. It can be a landmine for well meaning people and a nuclear bomb for the completely unthinking. Consider palin and obama in this election. Both wear their isms with little ability to hide…Palin her womanhood, obama his blackness. With palin, discussions turn […]

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Linnea Ashley on October 2nd, 2008

A john in the midst of a service is not what I expected this morning. And by john I mean the kind with his pants down around his ankles not the kind that would give a legal reason to have your pants down around your ankles. But on a slightly gray Thursday morning, when the […]

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Linnea Ashley on October 2nd, 2008

"I know one thing: this is no time for further gambling. John McCain rolled the dice on Sarah Palin. I’m grateful to Bob Rice of Tangent Capital for pointing out that the actuarial risk, based on mortality tables, of Palin becoming president if the Republican ticket wins the election is about 1 in 6 or […]

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