The Daughters of Bilitis (DOB)

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At a recent meeting the mention of today’s topic brought hardly a flicker of recognition. A sad response to the work of lesbian partners and pioneers Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon. All they wanted to do in 1955 was to dance together in their favorite bar. The problem: it was against the law! Fed up, [...]

What happens when the wine runs out?

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As a progressive Christian, I believe there are many names for God and many ways to a loving God; this article reflects one of those ways. Take from here what works for you. Celebrate life with joy and peace! I love love! I love to celebrate love! And one of the best places for that [...]

Converting San Diego’s neglected areas can be transformative

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This past weekend, Radio Pulso del Barrio, Bread & Salt and Roots Factory hosted an event in Logan Heights that included music, food, vendors and art. Attendees were also invited to create a print using a simple press method. You carve out your design either on a wood or rubber block, cover with paint, flip [...]

Ask a senior (AAS)

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My briefs are aimed mainly at seniors, the retirees, but I try to interest everyone. To get different generations to interact, I often make a joke or a point requiring younger readers to “ask a senior” (from now on AAS). But we are all seniors to somebody, so whom do I mean? I think of [...]

A chain reaction of love

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As a progressive Christian, I believe there are many names for God and many ways to a loving God; this article reflects one of those ways. Take from here what works for you. Celebrate life with joy and peace! I love kids. When I was growing up I decided I wanted to have five kids; [...]

What makes us different?

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There’s a new permanent exhibit at the San Diego Museum of Man (SDMM) that poses the question, “Race: Are We So Different?” For some, it will be their second time seeing it. “The American Anthropological Association curated the exhibit, it was here at the Museum of Man about four years ago and we had such [...]

Let’s join our hearts for change in our world

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As a progressive Christian, I believe there are many names for God and many ways to a loving God; this article reflects one of those ways. Take from here what works for you. Celebrate life with joy and peace! A time of celebration, of rejoicing! A time of shouting “Hosanna” and singing and dancing! Jesus [...]

Never ending mysteries

Alone at night and trying to sleep, we travel the road of memories often focusing on the mysteries and puzzles of long ago. Many of mine torment me even unto the present as my mind wanders to the deeper and more esoteric bugaboos of my early years. Will I never discover what a diddely squat [...]

A VIP (Vibrant, Inclusive and Progressive) church

As a progressive Christian, I believe there are many names for God and many ways to a loving God; this article reflects one of those ways. Take from here what works for you. Celebrate life with joy and peace! Through a series of Holy Conversations our guiding documents were created to inspire and inform a [...]

Timken Museum celebrates with eighth annual ‘Art of Fashion’ show

Timken Museum also known as San Diego’s “jewel box” of fine art, held it’s eighth annual Art of Fashion 2015 fundraiser Monday, April 20 from 7-10 p.m. The event featured work from student designers and one was chosen that evening to receive a $5,000 scholarship. Dame Zandra Rhodes, international fashion icon and designer and honorary [...]

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