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Gladys Kravitz and Our New Age of Weaponized Gossip

Posted by Stacy Reece on

Will a new law in Texas turn us into a nation of gossiping Gladys Kravitzes?

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I Still Hoard Bacon Fat

Posted by Stacy Reece on

Hoarding bacon fat isn't just about flavor. It's about responsibility, frugality and family history.

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Let Us Sing Together

Posted by Chuck Reece on

Chuck Reece grew up on gospel quartet music, a form that persists even today — among Black singers and white singers. Could they ever come together?

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Beautiful Dancing Goats

Posted by Chuck Reece on

Chuck Reece gets ready to tell stories in his hometown — and to see his first goat beauty contest.

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The Prescribed Vacation

Posted by Chuck Reece on

My doctor told me to take a vacation. Why?

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