Category Archives: Politics

Our Cracked Nation


There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in. ~~Leonard Cohen Yes, it’s been over a week ten days since Leonard Cohen passed away, which will give you a clue about how long I’ve been working on this … Continue reading

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Fear of the Huddled Masses


At first, I felt a sense of security upon hearing that more than half of our nation’s governors have said that Syrian refugees would not be welcome in their states. The day after the terrorist attacks took place in Paris, I … Continue reading

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#VideoChallenge: Moving On


Day #8 of the 30-Day Video Challenge. I don’t quit many things, and I’m resistant to admitting to quitting this 30-Day Challenge. Perhaps this list of excuses reasons will give me a little cover: It takes forever to upload the video … Continue reading

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#AtoZChallenge: I is for Ignorance


Day 9 of the A to Z Challenge is the letter “I”: I is for Ignorance I thought the Thesaurus.com listing of synonyms for ignorance was so much more representative of what the word means to me than the simple definition: benightedness, bewilderment, … Continue reading

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Listening from the Middle


 While it may be difficult to change the world, it is always possible to change the way we look at it.                                      ~ … Continue reading

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