If you read through my blogs, it might become evident that I have a passion for building community. Strong towns and neighborhoods are crucial for our well being, especially now, when prejudice, threat of deportation and the possibility of having vital services cut loom so darkly. That has inspired the following: Coming together as citizens;Continue reading “Community”
I was reading the headlines on http://news.google.com There was one about the CDC having their conference on the impacts of climate change without federal participation. From the way it was stated, I got the impression that this is new. This got me thinking, what will we need to do for ourselves? From what willContinue reading “On Our Own”
While people go about their daily lives, working, eating supper and doing chores, and evil is set in place. Oh, there’s plenty of distraction: The squabble about illegal voters and numbers is back; Mr. Trump doesn’t believe reports… Meanwhile, immigrants, refugees and the people who help them are about to be targetted; Social Security andContinue reading “The Tyranny Has Begun – Executive Orders That Close US Borders and Oppress Her People”
I have been thinking of a number of stories that are beautiful. You have probably read or heard many of them, but they are worth repeating: *When George W. and family were moving out of the White House and the Obamas were moving in, the Bush Sisters wrote letters to the Obama girls, encouraging themContinue reading “First Families; Transitions”
Hope never dies; She only sleeps. And when the warmth of springtime comes, She’ll awaken, yawn, stretch And change into dreams fulfilled.
Let the truth be known; Hold it in high esteem. “Alternative facts” don’t make it; They’re nothing more than schemes. Let Truth rule your heart; Honor and keep it near. Even when Truth seems difficult; Declare it loud and clear. Great is this treasure, A valued gift and right. Let us join inContinue reading “Truth”
If there is one good thing that has come out of the US election, it’s that our complacency has been kicked in the butt. For too long, it has been easy to avoid hard issues or get weighed down by cynicism. I understand: I have been there. Part of the challenge is that anger givesContinue reading “I Have Found My Voice”