Archive | January, 2017

What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! ENTERTAINMENT More than 150 Critics Predict Who Will- and Should- Win at the 2017 Oscars Though the next month of campaigning could still bolster or batter any given nominee’s chances, Rotten Tomatoes surveyed more than 150 critics […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! ETHICS From Kennel to Courtroom A legal bid to save 21 former fighting dogs from being euthanized is part of a growing movement to grant animals some of the same rights as humans…Read Full Article From ucobserver […]

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Dear Jeremiah


by Carolyn Pogue ‘The year ahead will likely be called a year of change. But I’m afraid it won’t be.’ This posting originally appeared on the United Church Observer’s website at ucobserver.org/pogue_blog/ . Dear Jeremiah, You have a lousy reputation, even after all this time. Your sad-sack, prophet-of-doom label stuck like hot tar. I doubt […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! RELIGION Why Can’t Women Pray at the Western Wall? Israel’s High Court has ordered the government and the rabbinic administration of the Western Wall to respond by Feb. 1 to a question: Why should women be denied […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! NATURE 10 beautiful ice skating trails in Canada In recent years there has been a shift toward outdoor skating and getting out of the arenas that feature prominently in every Canadian town and city. Many communities have […]

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Femmes Fatales and the Female Muse: John Keats and the Feminine


 by Susan McCaslin This short essay written by Wood Lake author Susan McCaslin first appeared in Dialogue Magazine: “Femmes Fatales & the Female Muse: John Keats and the Feminine,” in Dialogue, Nanaimo, BC, Winter 2016-17, Vol. 30, No. 2, 5-6.   http://tinyurl.com/dialogueV30-N2 I first discovered the poetry of the Romantic poet John Keats (1795-1821) in […]

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