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Broken Legacy

Broken Legacy I feel like a tourist whenever people elaborate on their family trees, and when I hear about family reunions, I’m a nomad in a land of clans. I have Blackfoot, Seneca, and Cherokee in my family. Most are […]

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Broken Legacy I feel like a tourist whenever people elaborate on their family trees, and when I hear about family reunions, I’m a nomad in a land of clans. I have Blackfoot, Seneca, and Cherokee in my family. Most are […]

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Black

Black marks, blacks scars  Lines that are tributes to the stars Reoccuring phrases call for mercy The blank eyes remain thirsty Joined hands are keepers of the doors The remains of the vision are

Ouija Board phenomenon

The Zozo Phenomenon probes the mystery behind a malevolent Ouija spirit named Zozo. (Rebecca Smith) For decades, unsuspecting users of spirit (Ouija) boards have been pestered and attacked by a

Vote Trump: The Old Guard is Dead

By: Alice Connally Fisk  The elitist Establishment cartel. Con-artists straight out of hell. Hot-shot hacks long entrenched and aloof. A vast crooked machine. A smug scheming group. Dirty backroom agendas, unfair and unwise. Wheeling and

Edgar Allan Poe for the dreamers

Was Edgar Allan Poe an alien? Many of his contemporaries seemed to think so, and so do quite a few people in Hollywood, apparently. And, yet, there is some

Flames flummox surprised tourists on Caribbean cruise ship

BALTIMORE – A surprise holiday fireworks display aboard a luxury cruise ship came to an abrupt end late Monday night when confused passengers mistook the smoke and fire from

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She's young and beautiful, running away She's coming back but not today She's looking for love, chasing clarity She's fighting the power, challenging gravity And somewhere along the line As she runs in and

Love As We Age

it's love not Hollywood the cordial intimate breakfast table conversation the peck on the cheek the quick hug (which sometimes occurs, sometimes doesn't). love as we age turns from an entrepreneur state all buying, selling, new things to

Burlesque models talk about Sean Scheidt project

The burlesque transformation of Ruby Rockafella. (Sean Scheidt) When fashion photographer Sean Scheidt first hatched the idea to do a series of before and after shots of performance artists, he

Sean Scheidt and the reality of burlesque

Sean Scheidt captures the transformation of burlesque performer Doctor Ginger Snapz. (Anthony C. Hayes) Victorian era illustrator and artist Frederick R. Barnard is often credited with coining the phrase, “A

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