Tag Archives: family

What Is Community?

By MJ Ali July is Community Month here at Co-Op Web, and my question to everyone (including myself) is: What is community to you? For me, community means interconnectedness and support. As a child, community meant neighbors had our backs, and we had theirs. We belonged to groups that extended beyond their subject matter, forming […]

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Dads and Road Trips

By Shannon E. Franklin I really miss summers in Tucson. The bright, long days and the air that stays warm long into the nights. The clear, blue, morning skies that give way to ominous deep gray and lavender clouds that indicate the monsoon has come. The rainbow that shines bright against the purple sky as […]

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All the Places We Shall Go

By Ana Lewis “ROADTRP” used to be my vanity license plate. Once, while I was stopped at a busy intersection, a homeless woman came to my open window chuckling and said, “My boyfriend told me that I’m a ‘road trip’. Does yours say the same thing?” I replied, “No, but I am sure my ex-husbands […]

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