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Changing US-Middle East Relations, Part Two — Turkey’s Tug of War

By Jay Holmes The basic relationship between the US and Turkey formed in the midst of post-WWII Cold War realities. Since that time, there has been a tug of war between Western-leaning Turkish political factions and pro-Islamist contingents. [...]

Beauty Unlocks the Door to Equality

By KM Huber The beauty of a woman is in her having the freedom to be who she is, free to evolve as the unique human she was born to be. The unfolding of the beauty of a woman knows no barriers for it is within her body to give life, should she [...]

What Is Klout and Does It Matter?

by Jenny Hansen Some of you have heard of Klout,  a website and app that measures social media activity and ranks social influence. This is not another social media platform, I promise you. This is something you can set up that gives others [...]
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The 5th Annual DC Bluegrass Festival LIVE!

The 5th Annual DC Bluegrass Festival LIVE! Day Two Live Feed, Keep Refreshing Window, if Video Runs Long. Bookmark this Page Jerry Douglas presents The Earls of Leicester The Seldom Scene Blue Highway Sierra Hull The Bankesters Gold Heart Bluestone The [...]
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The Writer’s Truth

    The Writer’s Truth By Vicki Hinze Why writers write is a question that goes back to the beginning of storytelling. The reasons are, of course, diverse, and as unique to the writer as the writing produced.  None are right or [...]

Myth & Movie: Harry Potter and Perseus Want You to Stop Being in Denial

Warning: Some of this post could be triggery. And if you’re not worried about triggers, but spoilers for Harry Potter would awaken your dragon, don’t read on. In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets… …a basilisk is [...]

Reading with Ranger Steph-What a Wonderful World! 4/19 & 4/20

Reading Stories with Ranger Steph:  What a Wonderful World!  Oxon Cove Park 6411 Oxon Hill Road * Oxon Hill, MD   20745  Sunday, April 19, 2015, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. and  Monday, April 20, 2015, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Ages 0 to 5, and [...]

Shoreline Sweep-up Oxon Cove Park – 4/5 @ 1pm

Sunday Shoreline Sweep-up Sunday, April 5 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Oxon Cove Park 6411 Oxon Hill Road, Oxon Hill, MD   20745   All ages welcome! Every first Sunday of the month, join Ranger Steph and your fellow park-lovers as we clean up the [...]

Get in on the “Bad Date Debate”, 3/18 @ 6pm

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Changing Face of US – Middle East Relations, Part One

By Jay Holmes The cancerous growth of ISIS across Syria and Iraq since 2014 both exacerbates and illuminates a series of changes in US-Middle East relations. The most crucial and obvious of these changes is to the relationships between the US [...]