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Content for Thursday, October 12, 1995

News & Stories

Catholic women head to nature religions

FOR YEARS I COLLECTED OBJECTS THAT HAD SPECIAL SIGNIFICANCE FOR ME, AND I KEPT THEM IN A WOODEN WINE BOX: SHELLS AND CORAL FROM FARAWAY BEACHES AND REEFS I'D VISITED; FEATHERS, SEEDS, STICKS, AND STONES ...

October 12, 1995
Joyce Carol Oates' Zombie

"The serial killer has become our debased, condemned, yet eerily glorified Noble Savage, the vestiges of the frontier spirit, the American isolato cruising interstate highways in van or pickup truck.”

October 12, 1995
How to tell the difference between a crow and a raven

Mr. Alice: In the past, you’ve talked about how the big black birds we see in San Diego are ravens, not crows. Well, lately, I’ve had lots of big, noisy black birds in the trees ...

October 12, 1995
Africanized bees mostly attack feral bees

Dear Ms. Alice: I understand that the Africanized bees are on their way, but for the first time anyone can remember, we have NO (zero, zip) feral bees in our garden. I understand that commercial ...

October 12, 1995
Matthew Alice is not camera shy

Dear Matthew Alice: I would like to photograph you. Please entertain this request. — A.S., San Diego Well, I’d probably open with a little juggling — a slide rule, a nectarine, and a flaming volume ...

October 12, 1995
Boxers and wrongful-death lawsuits

Matthew Alice: In the bizarre world of boxing, occasionally a fighter will die from injuries received during the bout. From a legal standpoint, do boxers sign away their lives as a condition to get in ...

October 12, 1995
My grandmother's farm during World War II

I remember breakfast tables from my earliest childhood; sunshine spills across a blue-checked tablecloth stiff with starch and fresh air. Cut-glass bowls hold jelly and jam. The Concord grape and strawberry wriggle, seem to live ...

October 12, 1995
I try to serve as Black Mountain’s principal for a day

Middle school and I go way back. My mother taught eighth-grade English and social studies. I attended PTA meetings before entering kindergarten. On Friday nights, the principal would show up at our house and play ...

October 12, 1995
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