Former Secretary of Labor under President Bill Clinton writes about the dangers of powerful people getting even more powerful. Continue reading Quoting Robert Reich
In 1970, my husband’s employer transferred us and our two children to Venezuela. We enrolled our seven-year-old son in the English-speaking grade school set up years ago by American companies for the children of expatriates. I was looking for a preschool for our four-year-old-daughter who was clearly bored waiting every day for her brother to … Continue reading Terror
The atrocities perpetrated by humans against other humans is ongoing. No matter what the good, kind, caring people of the world think or feel or pray (?) it continues unabated Continue reading What Then Must We Do?
I started out as a Republican, because my father was a Republican. That’s how a lot of us began our first voting experience, right? Then, as time went on, I began to vote for candidates by the way they looked to me and only vaguely because of their message. Much later, in middle age, I … Continue reading Red or Blue, Which are You?
I recently saw the trending documentary, “My Octopus Teacher,” which has in fact stuck to me a bit like a tentacle. I’ll not spoil it for those who might like to see it, but it left me wondering about the attachment capabilities of its squiggly supporting actor. Octopuses live brief, solitary lives so to see … Continue reading Largish Lessons from Smallish Minds
I don’t know how many times the scientists have to say it before we finally get it. There is no basis for the bla-bla-bla about race. A human being is a human being is a human being. Culture, however, is another matter. I have been involved in the Black community in various ways throughout the … Continue reading No such thing as RACE!