Monthly Archives: April 2013

Ignored = Excluded

Voices Heard Photo by:  Ken Kilgore

Voices Heard
Photo by: Ken Kilgore

15 April 2013:  Boston Marathon bombing kills 3

17 April 2013:  Texas fertilizer plant explosion kills 14

20 April 2013:  earthquake in China’s Sichuan province kills 179

21 April 2013:  “Mommy, what’s wrong with the world?!”  That was the first thing my nine year old son Evan blurted after hearing about the devastating earthquake in … Read more

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Does “Faith” Separate Us?

religious baby?“You ruined my life,” my mother told me. The first time she said it was decades ago, when I first married, and she’s repeated it more than once since then.

The distress I caused her (which, perhaps oddly, never seemed to impact our loving relationship), was due to my marrying a non-Jew. Nominally, he was Greek Orthodox.

He and I had two children. And, according … Read more

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Utahpia Travelblog: Machu Picchu

In front of Huayna Picchu. Photo from:  Ken Kilgore

In front of Huayna Picchu.
Photo from: Ken Kilgore

“If you love your child, send him out into the world.”

─ Japanese Proverb

I inherited my love for travel from my father, who had joined the Navy when he was eighteen to see the world (and to avoid going to college).  While I was in college, I made a vow to myself that, at a Read more

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