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Get Off The Ground · 5d ago

Let's Keep Talking About It: April Is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Here's the thing -- we just don't like to talk about it. And I get it. I do. For those of ...
Get Off The Ground · 1W ago

The Dog That Ate The Moon

“Imagination is the golden-eyed monster that never sleeps. It must be fed; it cannot be ignored.” —Patricia A. McKillipBack then it was The Hardy Boys and The Three Investigators. Stories of boys, teenagers actually, solving mystery after mystery, wi...
Get Off The Ground · 2W ago

The Slippery Slope to Dogs and Cats

Who knew what the Cavia porcellus could do. We certainly never imagined. Refused to imagin...
Get Off The Ground · 3W ago

All the Faith I Can Muster

Again with the silver and gold wars. The economics of labor, competitive advantage, business growth and profits have always broken the backs of, divided and suppressed the masses. The haves and the have nots remain seemingly affixed to their hierarch...
Get Off The Ground · 1M ago

Why We Celebrate Our Crazy Little Thing

“This thing (this thing)Called love (called love)It cries (like a baby)In a cradle all nig...
Get Off The Ground · 1M ago

Until It Eventually Does

A week later Goldie Rose Macaroni was gone. She hadn't done very well from day one, barely eating all week, lethargic and listing, one of her fins slightly smaller and sickly like Nemo's."What should we do?" asked the Mama (what I lovingly call my wi...
Get Off The Ground · 1M ago

From Boys to Better Men

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” —Frederick Douglass Wom...
Get Off The Ground · 1M ago

More Science and Less Me

The hypothesis seemed simple and clear enough. We'd already talked about it for weeks, alo...
Get Off The Ground · 2M ago

The Transcendent Beauty of Inclusive Community

I could've been called worse considering the context. The girls and I each wore one of the...
Get Off The Ground · 2M ago

Reading Time Well Spent

Here we were again with the constipated fear. It was reading time for both girls, but Beat...