Monthly Archives: August 2012

Giwiibii’in (Wait for me)

Aan wegonen gidaizhitamawin na? What will I do for you? Nigiwee bijiinag I will return soon   Waasaashkaa miinwaa maamwi maashkogaabwiying The waves form white crests and together we stand strong Nibagosendam gigesikowaabamin I hope you catch sight of me   Baa maampii g’ga waabamin Until later, when we see each other in real again […]

I Just Wanna Run

Dreaming about running can mean many things. Are you running to get somewhere you want to be? Are you running away from something/someone? To be running in a dream suggests speed and flow.  To be running forwards suggests confidence and ability.  To be running away from someone or something signifies fear and an inability to […]

nothing lasts forever

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.

where’s Kony?

As we sit firmly situated in the middle of August 2012, a little under six months since the now infamous “Kony 2012” video went viral, approximately 2,000 Ugandan Army troops and 500 South Sudanese soldiers are still chasing the elusive senior commander of the Lords Resistance Army (LRA). In October 2011, President Barack Obama deployed 100 U.S. special operations […]

just a kid from Brooklyn

In the comic books, Captain America has more-or-less always served as the leader of The Avengers, so it stands to reason that Steve Rogers will also be the leader of the team in The Avengers film.  However, movies are a different animal than comic books. So the question remains: should Captain America be the man who gets to yell “Avengers Assemble!” on the […]

holding out for a hero

Phew!   Police are gonna need to call in Captain America, Batman, Thor, Superman and a few others to handle these killings in Syria, Bahrain and Libya.  Not to mention the Iranian earthquakes, whose death toll already stands at 180 people, with more than 1,300 injured, and is still mounting.  And while we are at it, let’s free Pussy Riot.   […]