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middle aged woman talking
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writer, healer, priestess, unapologetically liberal, teacher, activist. love OWS. love Occupy Everything. loathe Montsanto, GMO's, fracking, off-shore drilling, liars and passive aggressive people. wryd, counselor, pro-choice, runner, reader, divorced single mom, sober, friend, lover, irreverent, compassionate, bitch, cheerleader, angry, funny, energy shaper, light and shadow worker, happy, fighter, daughter of humanity, member of the tribe of women. follow me at katmanaan.com

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JUNE 27, 2012 7:11AM

Laverne

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The day after Laverne’s 83rd birthday, Belinda, her cat of twenty-seven years looked her in the eyes, gave a sigh, and died.

“Well old girl,” Laverne said cradling her dead cat, “we had a… Read full post »

                        jane lees book of door

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Dirk Rackintack, the Pulitzer Prize winning editor of tRead full post »

                            johnlennon

 

I was in the fifth grade when Kennedy was shot. Our teacher Miss Deterson, told us after recess. Hallie Hudson started to cry, raised her hand and told Miss Deterson that now she knew… Read full post »

JUNE 10, 2012 6:18PM

Nuns on The Bus Tour

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This story made me feel good all over. American Catholic nuns are going on the road, taking their fight against the Ryan budget cuts for programs for the poor, to the people. As per SisterRead full post »

JUNE 9, 2012 11:01PM

Tonight in Milwaukee

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photo by Joe Brusky

"I love my neighborhood. We have redefined wealth. You can't buy what we've got."  Janice Christensen Read full post »

From: Katherine Manaan - The Kitchen Table Caucus

To: The Republican Party

Dear Sirs and Madames,

In answer to the document we have recently received….if erectile dysfunction is to be defined (and it is) as a medical condition deserving of coverage what is actually being said is that a man’
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To: The Republican Party

From: The Kitchen Table Caucus

Dear Republican Party,

I honestly believe that you and the rest of the pro-life movement feel you have a mandate from God to legislate what women can and can’t do with their bodies; of course the God you represent was created byRead full post »

MAY 30, 2012 2:57PM

Keeping the Focus on the Cure

This is something i posted on my blog 2/16/12. having just finished reading Mary Elizabeth's Williams's "The Tyranny of Pink," i decided to repost it here.

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I am a healer, a bio-energetic therapist; for over twenty years I have worked with caRead full post »

Editor’s Pick
MAY 30, 2012 8:38AM

The Lies of Lila Rose

When I read a few weeks ago that Planned Parenthood suspected yet another sting was going on I wondered what that little, lying viper Lila Rose and Live Action were up to now. The last hoax of a sting led by Rose was part of the AUL report that would becomeRead full post »

MAY 27, 2012 11:41AM

For My Father on Memorial Day

my dad was korean war vet. he survived the war, came home, went to college on the G.I. bill, and married my mother because she wouldn't sleep with him. he told me, he said the first time he saw her she was wearing a white dress and he looked at his… Read full post »
MAY 22, 2012 3:12PM

notes from the uprising....

notes from the uprising.....Yesterday, May 21st, 2012, twelve lawsuits were filed against the Obama administration, by 43 Catholic groups. What the suits would have you believe is that insurance mandated coverage of contraception interferes with the practice of Catholicism. This is a stretch even for… Read full post »