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401 Counterculture: Jeselyn Online
January 21, 2014 No Commentby

401 Counterculture: Jeselyn Online

 The good, the bad, and the unordinary: Motif talks to Jeselyn Online For thousands of years human beings have stretched, ...

Locale Profiles: The Fertile Underground
January 8, 2014 No Commentby

Locale Profiles: The Fertile Underground

Part communal garden, part co-op, part grocery store, part cafe, and entirely local. The Fertile Underground Natural Cooperative is two ...

Funda Turns Sweet 16
January 8, 2014 No Commentby

Funda Turns Sweet 16

Rhode Island Black Storytellers’ (RIBS) annual event welcomes in its 16thyear as the state’s premier, longest-running and only black storytelling ...

Wanna Arm Wrastle?
January 8, 2014 No Commentby

Wanna Arm Wrastle?

“It’s a surprising sport. There’s a lot of technique and finesse – it’s not just about muscle, although that’s important, ...

Yoga: Good For What Ails You?
January 8, 2014 No Commentby

Yoga: Good For What Ails You?

The art, practice and health benefits of yoga Yoga has been practiced in India for thousands of years; however, the ...

I’m Sorry I Farted, But I’ve Gone Vegan
January 3, 2014 No Commentby

I’m Sorry I Farted, But I’ve Gone Vegan

“Vegan Before Six” for those who can’t quite break up with meat My husband is a true carnivore. When we ...

Polar Plunges for New Years Day!
December 20, 2013 1 commentby

Polar Plunges for New Years Day!

At some point in ancient history, a prehistoric attempt to capture the strength and fearsome virility of the ferocious polar ...

A Chorus of Christmas Carols
November 30, 2013 No Commentby

A Chorus of Christmas Carols

Nominal Christians (or “Chreasters” as some like to call them) are often derided for the practice of showing up to ...

This Year, Ebenezer Makes Some New Resolutions
November 28, 2013 No Commentby

This Year, Ebenezer Makes Some New Resolutions

Ebenezer Scrooge here. Whilst on my way to market this morn, I passed a new shop whose window was filled with ...

The Not So Great Gatsby: A Night Out With Scrooge
November 27, 2013 No Commentby

The Not So Great Gatsby: A Night Out With Scrooge

Dear Nick, I’ve really enjoyed my first year at Motif. 2013 has been a wild thrill ride of a year, and ...