Showing 19 results for tag The Human Condition

A Body in Motion

Tara L. Campbell on searching for the roots of her daughter's incessant rocking and her own need to stay moving.

Beyond the Margins | July 19, 2019

Reflections on an Icon

George Estreich writes about finding personal connection in a universal icon.

Magazine | April 29, 2019

From the Director: Paying Attention

Adam Davis on the odd activity that is listening.

Magazine | April 29, 2019

Editor's Note: Finite and Unpredictable

Editor Kathleen Holt writes about the settling and unsettling of an aging parent.

Magazine | December 13, 2018

The Reflex

Jamie Passaro on searching for the cause of her daughter's debilitating tantrums

Magazine | December 15, 2017

Conversation Project: Too Busy to Rest

Boundaries and Balance in a Nonstop World

Event | June 10, 2017

Conversation Project: Too Busy to Rest

Boundaries and Balance in a Nonstop World

Event | April 26, 2017

Conversation Project: Life after War

Photography and Oral Histories of Coming Home

Event | April 15, 2017

Conversation Project: You're In or You're Out

Exploring Belonging

Event | February 16, 2017

Beyond Repair

Editor Kathleen Holt on the aftermath of a traumatizing fire

Magazine | April 7, 2015

Perhaps, Perhaps

Bobby Arellano on waiting for an alcoholic father to stand up

Magazine | April 7, 2015

Goal Control

An interview with Reed College professor Jennifer Henderlong Corpus about goals, praise, motivation, and coping with failure.

Magazine | April 4, 2011

Shooting the Lions

Two cousins try to revive the family circus with tragic results. By Susan Meyers

Magazine | April 4, 2011

The Long Look Back

Editor's note by Kathleen Holt

Magazine | December 5, 2010

Pursuing the Science of Happiness

In the complicated quest for bliss, the search is the thing. An essay by Andrew Guest

Magazine | December 5, 2010

Funny Is All I Got

The shocking true story of a lifelong humor abuser and the trail of thoughtless amusement left in his wake. By Todd Schwartz

Magazine | December 5, 2010

Public Servant

A cab driver who’s an elected official by day has his work cut out for him. An essay by David Bragdon

Magazine | August 10, 2010

Abnormal Beauties

Portlanders don't fair well in a national magazine's beauty ratings. So what? An essay by Karen Karbo

Magazine | March 17, 2010

Here, Not There

A wife looks to the Greeks when her husband is called away to war. An essay by Sarah Gilbert

Magazine | November 23, 2009