We Need to Remember

“If we are to survive the most divisive presidency in generations, it’s up to us to climb down our family trees and better understand how we got here. It’s up to us to ask fellow countrymen “where are you from?” with a lot less fear and a lot more wonder.” – Bill Weir, States ofContinue reading “We Need to Remember”

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52 Thoughts: Seventh Thought

In the last two weeks one friend suddenly lost his Mom and my honey’s Mom had some serious health issues and went into the hospital.  We are hoping the treatment helps her, that the doctors can fully figure out what’s going on, and that she can get on the road to recovery.  My honey flewContinue reading “52 Thoughts: Seventh Thought”

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52 Thoughts: Fourth Thought

  We have to hold onto each other. It’s simple.  We need each other.  We always have.  No one person operates in a vacuum. We should be concerned for our fellow man.  We should find reasons to love, instead of reasons to push people away from us. We get nowhere in life by isolating ourselves.Continue reading “52 Thoughts: Fourth Thought”

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52 Thoughts: First Thought

  It’s 2017.  I’m happy about it.  I kept waiting for it, ready to start anew.  Ready for a reboot. Last year was stressful.  Surprising and tense and divisive and nasty.  Many good things happened in my life, but I was greatly affected by everything happening in the world, and that stuff, the stuff splashedContinue reading “52 Thoughts: First Thought”

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Be The Love You Want to See in The World

I’m in a good mood.  And maybe because I’m in a good mood I want everyone to be in a good mood.  Happy speaks to happy, that kind of thing. I know, I know, there’s a lot of shit going on in the world.  Yes, I said shit, I’m allowed to cuss once in aContinue reading “Be The Love You Want to See in The World”

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Happy Birthday, Dad

Today would’ve been my dad’s 71st birthday.  71. I imagine him, smiling, moving quickly from one project to another, eyes sparkling like only his did, laughing that fantastically gregarious laugh.  I imagine him surrounded by his children, their spouses, his grandchildren, his wife.  He is drinking coffee, with cream and loads of sugar, and eatingContinue reading “Happy Birthday, Dad”

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The Great Migration – Revisited

  The Great Migration Published November 17th, 2005 Essays 1 Comment Edit The think tank has moved. I did, however, bring over my little missives from the previous site. Stay tuned…. Saturday, November 12th, 2005 8:46 am Back to Busy-ness I am amused and feeling a sense of happy contentment. It’s Friday night, and weContinue reading “The Great Migration – Revisited”

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