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Unknown Shores

Unknown Shores

We don’t need to go down every cliff. There are some cliffs too steep to scale. I’ve been down some of those sad slopes, With and without the necessary ropes. It doesn’t matter what we think we know. We are not in seminary school for popes. Nor do we need to catch every drift. There […]

Interview: Dave Averillo’s Game of Wake

Interview: Dave Averillo’s Game of Wake

  One of Dave’s epic shots. Photo by @simonpilley I love writing stories about people who inspire others. I think for most part, we get into all sorts of sports for many reasons other than the competitive side. For me it’s(cycling) my way of coping with lethargy on a daily basis.  One day I was browsing […]

The Elephant In The Room

The Elephant In The Room

  Male white privilege (especially older) assumes rights not earned, rewarded, or inalienable. Even a handshake, (seemingly innocuous to most) turns insidious when extended in lasciviousness where it is not warranted, or wanted, but insisted upon. It’s enough to make one vomit! ©5/4/2017 Dani Heart Copyright protected by DigiproveAll Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license […]

Wakeboard Champion David O’Caoimh Opens Up About His Phenomenal Sport

Wakeboard Champion David O’Caoimh Opens Up About His Phenomenal Sport

Irish professional wakeboarder David O’Caoimh Photo Credit: Paul Johnston – Wakeboarder —Paul Johnston — at Xtreme Gene Wakeboard and Waterski. David O’Caoimh (you say it like David O’ Queeve) just turned 23 late last year. He has already accomplished many things. A frequent winner in the World Cup Championships, he usually wakes up early in the morning.He devotes the rest of the […]

Three From the Bar

Three From the Bar

  Older At my first bar-job I couldn’t understand why the old men would stand at the bar every night and order a measure of whisky with a glass of beer. I understand now. *** Family It happened quickly. These things usually do. Six leaning on a high-table, all drinking. Blood soaks through the laughter […]

Acting on the Impulse of Life

Acting on the Impulse of Life

Acting on the impulse of life, We disintegrate into the ends, Of pearls washed-up on the shore. There is no other life. A wasted body laid out on a slab. A naked woman flesh and bone. Rodin depicted her. Sculptures literally on streets. “The left coast must lead rebellion… I’m with the resistance… I’m with […]

By February 19, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
“Though Passion May Have Strained”

“Though Passion May Have Strained”

https://quotefancy.com/quote/980056/Audre-Lorde-There-is-no-thing-as-a-single-issue-struggle-because-we-do-not-live-single “Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection.” – Abraham Lincoln “The warrior who trusts his path doesn’t need to prove the other is wrong.” – Paulo Coehlo   We can keep up pretenses; we can shrug; we can laugh but we can’t trick the truth by each wearing […]

By November 25, 2016 1 Comments Read More →
I Don’t Hate You… but I Am Not Afraid of You.

I Don’t Hate You… but I Am Not Afraid of You.

I am the American-born daughter of Vietnamese immigrants.  I grew up all over America, and I have traveled all over the world and have been fortunate to get to know people from all kinds of places and backgrounds, from both ends of every demographic spectrum and many points along the way.  I am an educator […]

By November 13, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
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