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Risen Apes: Stoned Immaculate

Risen Apes: Stoned Immaculate

S.M. Park’s continuing column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Stoned Immaculate,” Park recalls time spent in Amsterdam and meeting Diver Dave.

Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise XII

John Michael continues his series, reflecting on life and people encountered, with three new stories about dealing with accepting yourself, being compassionate, and doing heroic things.

Dear Grandson: On Serving Your Country

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding writes to his grandson about LBJ taking over following JFK’s assassination, serving his country, and getting his first car.

Extremist Movie Debate: Upgrade

In Extremist Movie Debate, a coin flip decides who loves it and who hates it. They then debate it on the fly. This episode? Upgrade

What the World Needs Now, Part II: The Story of Slaves / The Story of Kings / The Story of the Africans in America

In America, in this day and age, it’s time to mine richer material than the tired American Slave Story that chains us. Here are the thought leaders who will take us there.

Risen Apes: All Day Long

S.M. Park’s continuing column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “All Day Long,” Park thinks about sports and the influences our parents make on us, including the truths and non-truths they choose to tell us.

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