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Embalming fluid, doll parts, and toilet paper rolls

Posted by clare on October 24th, 2008

A recent story of mine, currently featured on the Oakland North homepage: City’s oddest supplies shop facing hard times too Don’t miss the audio slide show down at the bottom. Multimedia, yeah!

Two years out

Posted by clare on October 23rd, 2008

I think I’m finally hitting the end of Peace Corps related anniversaries that I can legitimately use as excuses for blog posts. So here it is: Today marks two years since I returned to the U.S. after two years in Senegal. The volunteer who replaced me is back in America (welcome home, Donna!), I haven’t […]

From the Field: Close-up with the Sisters

Posted by clare on October 6th, 2008

One of the many hazards/perks of turning the Folsom Street Fair into a reporting assignment: preparing for an interview with two Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.