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My Favorite Pyrotechnic Failure

For two summers during college I was a camp counselor for a Christian sports day camp in my city.  Mostly this camp consisted of teaching city-kids how to fire a bow and arrow and to do the backstroke, encouraging them … Continue reading

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Men, Power, and Femininity

Lately I’ve been wondering about the meeting place of femininity and power.  Specifically I’ve noticed that men who have a lot of power, whether that be financial, political, or religious, are allowed much greater latitude in their expression of traditionally feminine traits. … Continue reading

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