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Advice Risa's Astrology

Humanity in a Time of Crisis & Sacrifice – Our Response

Last week’s sacrifices of Maddy (Santa Cruz 8-year old child) & Cecil the lion (Virgo/Leo, Virgin & Lion), represent crisis points in the life of humanity. They will continue.


Time to Uproot Some Perennial Farming Myths

As California descends further into its worst drought in recorded history, Golden Staters are looking for someone to blame. Many city-dwellers have pointed fingers at the State’s farmers and ranchers.


Walk About, Take In Your Surroundings

Before I begin, I want to point out that this column isn’t for the people who jog, play with their children outside or have dogs that need to be walked often.

Cover Story

Jeff’s Journey: Transitioning In Arkansas

Jeffery Augustine Castellano is just a normal guy, trying to exist, exist in peace.

Making Ripples

Solar Cooking with the All American Sun Oven

August is hot enough to fry an egg. So why not use August to literally fry an egg? Or at least make a quiche. Or roast a chicken.


To Mourn and Resist: Nagasaki and Hiroshima

Remembrance of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Sunday, August 9, 7pm, at the Fulbright Peace Fountain, University of Arkansas.

Advice Goddess

A Force To Be Reckoned Whiff

Welcome to the decline of civilization playing out in a single garment. If a grown man who wears one of these things says something like “Let me slip into something more comfortable,” you’ve got to think, “What, the womb?”