Society

Better and Better

Youth Is Wasted

“I love thee to the depth and breadth my soul can reach.” Elizabeth Barrett Browning  Forget first love and young love, this is so much better No inhibitions, no insecurities it’s just you, there with me “Everyday is Christmas, every night is new years eve” I am remembering opening my eyes in daylight, boldly and confidently I see you, only, not an image of a god, just you and you are that god.  In my mind I am pure and un-scarred. In my heart you are everything that was not perfect, now embodied in your presence. What was imperfect...

To Our Children's Children's Children

We are like a candle flame - to choose to blow out or nurture forth into a brilliant future

SAUDI Arabia calls Qatar’s concern a declaration of war. In a nutshell, the concern is that citizens from Qatar, who wish to make the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, might not be guaranteed safe passage. Qatar – from which the acclaimed,...

niggersandspics

context and intent

As a kid, living in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, I heard the term “niggersandspics” so often I thought it was a single word. I wasn’t sure what it meant, but because of the way people (whites, Jews, Italians, Irish,...

CAN WE SAVE OURSELVES?

The problem could inspire an evolutionary leap, but it is a very precarious journey

Scientists are warning that we may only have 100 years AS WE CAN SEE with the Trump phenomenon, it's dangerous for society to have such a large population group that chooses to remain uninformed about the world as it...

Let's Try Something New....

Real Equality For All

Black and White is a beautiful thing. Here we are again, fighting among ourselves about race. Black people are angry. White people are angry. The president who is supposed to LEAD has exposed himself as clearly in favor of...

Fond Past Memories

Frightening Future Worries

Recently during one of our regular morning conversations before we get up and start our day, my sweetheart and I talked fondly about our childhood memories, we both feel blessed to have experienced a somewhat idyllic childhood. We’re Baby Boomers ...

Failed But Not Defeated

Words ARE Deeds

Despite all of our effort, our best intentions, the effort we make to rise above, the self-help books we read or the advice we get from those whom we respect we still come to a place when we have to...

We’ve been lied to....

time to call out the liars.

We’ve been lied to.... time to call out the liars. Approximately 30 years ago, about 3 something in the AM I was putting my baby daughter back to sleep and I heard someone yelling and banging on walls, we lived...

The Gift of a Dog

Unconditional Loyalty

Princess Roxy Since I was 10 I have had the privilege of living with dogs and I do mean privilege, their unconditional love, and it is love based on our interpretation, as the wonder of science has now shown us, ...