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Friday Things: The San Francisco Super Bowl Edition

Super Bowl Treats

True confession?  I didn’t know the Super Bowl was happening here in the Bay Area until last Saturday when my gay Mormon activist friend Mitch mentioned how early festivities had impacted the traffic coming from the city to a conference in Berkeley that we were both attending.  Now how in the world did I miss [...]

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Bathing Beauty

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While in D.C. recently I swung by the Newseum and saw plenty of memorable images, but the one I’m recalling on this warm summer day comes from old footage of the JFK clan cavorting in a pool. Surprisingly, Jackie frolics in a petaled bathing cap much like the one I saw my mother wear in [...]

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Kathryn Pritchett

writes about Things Elemental — where we find shelter, why we connect, what sustains us and how we strut our stuff.

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    • Finally saw both parts—all 7.5 hours—of Angels in America yesterday. Still baffled by so many things in the play—the absentee God, the avenging angel, the vague “great work,” the way audiences laugh every time the word Mormon is uttered. But I woke up thinking about all the messy, flawed humans—including the Mormons—depicted so beautifully by this cast and felt lucky to have spent so many hours watching them on stage (and a few consulting with them behind the scenes.) I expect the reluctant prophet’s final blessing for “more life” will linger for some time. #berkeleyrep