Is Death With Dignity The Same As Suicide?

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A therapist and family caregiver ponders the implications of being able to choose the manner of our life, and death.

Top 7 Most Admirable Father Figures from Christmas Stories

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From Bob Cratchit to George Bailley, who are the best father figures from Christmas movies and literature?

Stargazing with Kristen

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Carmelo Vallone reflects on losing his first love to homicide and why he can’t talk about the Trayvon Martin verdict.

Vermont House Passes ‘Aid-In-Dying’ Bill

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The passage of this bill is considered “the most historic event” of Vermont’s 2013 legislative session.

Alternate Endings to 2012

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If the world had ended this year, it might have gone something like this.

The NPR Commentator and the 47 Percent

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You may have heard Dave Dickerson on NPR and thought he was doing pretty well, but in fact he was homeless most of last year.

Healthy People Get the Flu Too: A Poem

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Gay people are getting married in Vermont and the world hasn’t ended.

I’m a Little Stoned Right Now

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Gregory Sherl is back to Florida, mood stabilizers, and Starbucks.

I’d Tell a Joke Here, but I’ve Got Nothing

Below the Waist Gregory Sherl Fixing Me

In this installment of Fixing Me, Gregory Sherl obsesses over all the men she touched below the waist.

Caution: Heart Opens Slowly

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Blood? Filthy doorknobs? Used towels? … Vermont? Whatever, man. Gregory Sherl is engaged.