Make Love Not War

Why This Book Speaks to Me

January 23, 2014

Written by Dmitri Rusov-Morningstar I’ve read many of the pieces from Times They Were A-Changing, a women’s anthology of the ‘60s & ‘70s, and have been struck by the honesty, courage and brilliance of the authors who contributed. In the ‘60s, there was a popular poster, Chinese, I believe, that said, “Women hold up half the […]

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The Summer of Love

August 24, 2012

During the famed Summer of Love—1967—I was an almost-teen, just twelve years old. That summer, my mother, little brother and I toured the U.S. in a one-engine plane. I remember arriving at Niagara Falls and standing on the edge of the United States, mesmerized, as the white, frothing band of water roared over the edge […]

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Make Love Not War

July 6, 2012

  Make love not war? To a midwesterner, that was a shocking phrase… We were buttoned up for longer than say San Francisco, New York or even up at Madison, Wisconsin, which was sort of part of the Midwest. When the Civil Rights movement was protest marches, firehoses, and speeches by Martin Luther King, the […]

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