You are receiving this email because you subscribed to our email list from Having trouble reading this email? View it on our website.

Monthly Conversations

Interviews with Social Artists, Uncommon Heroes

December 5, 2007

Editor of the Month

Richard Whittaker

In our third newsletter we make no attempt at a theme. Each piece introduces the reader to a different world. There's the world of Jim Brooks, for instance, an extraordinary man, local cowboy legend and a singer-songwriter [more]

More Conversations

Join Us!

Interested in publishing your conversations with everyday heroes and artists? Want to get a hard-copy of our magazine? Want to suggest someone for an interview? Contact Us.

Despair and Love in Cambodia

Despair and Love in Cambodia

Mech Sokha spent his teenage years in the heart of the genocide, parents and siblings dead at the hands of the Khmer Rouge, himself suffering through malaria, praying for deliverance for over 3 years. Decades later, Sokha has founded the Center for Children's Happiness, which he runs with his wife, Dany.

The Dumpster

The Dumpster

I've been to archaeological sites, know the sun-bleached whiteness of bone, the tea-colored stains left by earth. Here, no layers of soil obscured the find. To get to the daybed, I had only to move the piles of bedding. Her hall closet must now be empty, for here were ironed sheets, blankets, table linen, and the kind of embroidered and crocheted cloths that are found in old women's attics. When I saw these, my own mourning resumed.