-- Journals --
Alex Briner ran away
Nothing ever happens in Aurora, Nebraska.
So when Alex Briner ran away, it was big news.
“I heard he ran away in the middle of the
night, stole his old man’s car.”
“No way dude, he hitchhiked to GI and took
“I hear he’s one of those Wal-Mart kids; you
know, the ones with their pictures in the
Gossip flew, and by the end of the first week
the agreed upon story was that Alex had stolen
an airplane and flown to some South American
county where it’s legal to smoke pot.
But somehow, as things often do, the true
story of Alex Briner was lost in the fantasy.
By Zach Brokenrope
takes us back
It’s seven o’clock on homecoming night and most
classmates are getting dressed in their shiny pink
dresses and doing their part to destroy the ozone
My friends Sam, Lenya and I are regressing 10
Which to watch: Aladdin
By Molly Horan
Justin Skaradosky/The Tattoo
conceived a birth control clock
is everything. For couples who want a child – or who want
to avoid pregnancy – knowing when the
woman is fertile is critical.
As a designer at The Sessions Clock Co. in Forestville,
John Paul Jones Jr. helped create The
Lady Sessions, a clock designed to track a
woman’s menstrual cycle.
month of sacrifice and self-control
Ramadan is a month of sacrifice, prayer
and clean living – and I and my fellow
Muslims look forward to it each year.
For us, it is a holy month, a precious,
and happy time that brings
us closer to God.
Ramadan comes in the ninth month
of the Islamic calendar, which means
it is at a different time each year.
This year, it began Oct. 5 and ends
Nov. 3 with a big feast day called Eid
During Ramadan, Muslims all over the
world fast during daylight hours.
By Edrees Kakar