1. Quote for Today: Rachel Naomi Remen

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    July 29, 2014 by katmcdaniel

    Storytelling Hut, Bedes World Museum, Jarrow, UK
image © Mount Pleasant Granary.net with CCLicense

    Everybody is a story. When I was a child, people sat around kitchen tables and told their stories. We don’t …
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  2. Familiar and Strange: Experiencing Kabuki with Heisei Nakamura-za

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    July 28, 2014 by katmcdaniel

    Nakamura Kankuro as Sanji the Assassin
© Shochiku used in compliance with Fair Use Policies

    Art from other cultures can be difficult to understand, but sometimes reveals similarities to our own that we don’t expect. While …
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  3. Quote for Today: Kamila Shamsie

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    July 28, 2014 by katmcdaniel

    © Stuart Seeger with CCLicense

    We should have stories in common, I found myself thinking. We should have stories, and jokes no one understands, and …
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  4. Quote for Today: M.D. Lachlan

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    July 26, 2014 by katmcdaniel

    Public Domain Image via Pixabay

    Men who have never had to fight love a weapon. They love to hold it in their hands, feel its …
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  5. Quote for Today: Iain M. Banks

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    July 25, 2014 by katmcdaniel

    B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber
Public Domain Image via Pixabay

    It was a warship, after all. It was built, designed to glory in destruction, when it was considered appropriate. It found, as …
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  6. Quote for Today: Jonathan Safran Foer

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    July 24, 2014 by katmcdaniel

    A grief stricken American infantryman whose friend has been killed in action is comforted by another soldier. In the background a corpsman methodically fills out casualty tags, Haktong-ni area, Korea. August 28, 1950. 
Public Domain Image by Sfc. Al Chang., US Army

    That is what death is like. It doesn’t matter what uniforms the soldiers are wearing. It doesn’t matter how good …
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  7. From Weapons to Stories: Repurposing the Park Avenue Armory

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    July 24, 2014 by katmcdaniel

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    Can historic military landmarks find new purpose? Once crumbling, the Park Avenue Armory has reinvented itself by embracing the arts. The Seventh Regiment, or …
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