Yearly Archives: 2013

Literature

Books to read

Look what I got! A winter book guide

Published on December 26th, 2013 | by Timothy Thomas McNeely

While not “Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird,” here are seven new ways of seeing the world at large. Our winter book guide this year focuses on how we look at our surroundings, and how ... Read More


Literature

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The Holly and the Ivy, Part 4

Published on December 23rd, 2013 | by Timothy Thomas McNeely

Read “The Holly and the Ivy, Part 1″ here, “Part 2″ here, and “Part 3″ here. Inside the squirrel’s ivy house, the adult animals cleaned up after the feast. Outside, on the branches of the holly tree, the children ... Read More


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Today on the Bus: Fat Bitch

Published on December 16th, 2013 | by Patricia Sully

I knew it was coming long before the words dropped. I could sense it, the way some people can feel a storm, inarticulable yet inevitable. He would call me a bitch. Monday morning bus rides are ... Read More


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The Holly and the Ivy, Part 3

Published on December 16th, 2013 | by Timothy Thomas McNeely

Read “The Holly and the Ivy, Part 1″ here and “Part 2″ here. Three squirrels and two children ran along the branches of the holly tree, up and down adjoining limbs, most always careful to avoid the prickly ... Read More


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The annual Post Defiance Winter Reading, 2013

Published on December 14th, 2013 | by Editorial Staff

The Post Defiance team was delighted to once again host our Winter Reading on December 13, 2013. This time, the Raisl family opened their very festive home to a group of nearly 30. Now in it’s ... Read More


Community

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Eight Years of MLK Ballet

Published on December 14th, 2013 | by Brian Hagenbuch

It’s Tuesday evening at a spacious, well-equipped dance studio on the third floor of Urban Grace Church, and Lennon Burgess is worried his pants are too short. Five young dancers, three boys and two girls, are ... Read More


Food/Drink

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Prove your love, make your beer

Published on December 13th, 2013 | by Joe Korbuszewski

Beer is a fascinating thing. The process that begins in a field of barley and ends in your foam-laced glass is a thing of beauty and has captivated mankind for roughly six thousand years. Walking through ... Read More


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The secrets of Zoolights

Published on December 9th, 2013 | by Kali Raisl

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium’s Zoolights is an event that, even in my adult years, I look forward to as the kick off to the holiday season. Zoolights began in 1988, making 2013 the 26th annual ... Read More


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The Holly and the Ivy, Part 2

Published on December 9th, 2013 | by Timothy Thomas McNeely

Read “The Holly and the Ivy, Part 1″ here. One frightening moment, an ivy vine entangled Beatrice and Amos’ arms, hauled them into the hole in the holly tree, and up its hollow interior. The next moment, ... Read More


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