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Personal Essay | Remembering the Challenger

January 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

Thirty-one years ago, today, I sat in front of the television with my mom—full of that mix of excitement and impatience common to three-year-olds—to watch footage from a [...]

For Here, Please | Bring Out Your Dead: A Simple Ritual for You

October 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

I find this a simple and brilliant combo, one we can take a cue from as we turn our awareness to ghosts, saints, or souls in these last days of October and first days of November. Whether we celebrate the Day of the Dead, Samhain, All Saints Day or All Hallows Eve. The combo is this: being mindful of death and being fully alive. And that combo is your FHP activity for this week, should you choose to accept it. [...]

Personal Essay | Singing On a Grave

May 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Anne E. Johnson Thanks to Baltimore’s late September heat, the grass over my late sister’s plot was already hard and nubby only a month after her burial. Or maybe the [...]