Author: Cara

A Goodbye

It has been so long since I’ve produced original content at this blog that you could certainly be forgiven for not realizing I was still here. A goodbye may seem somewhat redundant, but I’m the kind of person who likes closure.

Happy Birthday, Chally!

Today (her time!) is the birthday of our very own and very fabulous Chally! Here’s to hoping, Chally, that this next year is as awesome as you are. Please accept this humble offering of the thing I assumed you would…

Cholera Outbreak Worsens in Haiti

PHOTO: A woman hold a small child, who receives IV treatment for cholera in St. Marc. Image provided by Partners in Health, with more available here. At this point, you’ve likely seen news of the cholera outbreak in Haiti. As…

Reconsider Columbus Day

In the U.S., today is the National Observance of Columbus Day. While perhaps the least celebrated of all U.S. public holidays, its continued existence and observance is incredibly disturbing, as the video above by Reconsider Columbus Day notes. Transcript: The…

Thursday LOST Roundtable: What They Died For

Spoilers below the image! This week on LOST, a candidate is finally chosen, Smokey continues his murderous spree, and Sideways Desmond continues his creepy maneuvering. Share your thoughts on the episode and remaining predictions in the comments. But no spoilers…

Happy Birthday, Malcolm X

I’m getting to it late in the day, but it remains worthy of notice that today would have been Malcolm X’s 84th birthday. Renee has written a wonderful tribute to the great revolutionary, activist, and leader. Be sure to go…