Category Archives: Society and Civilization

Visiting Iceland with Mobility Issues

Iceland is an amazing country with scenery that cannot be experienced elsewhere. On the whole, I was thrilled by my trip to Iceland and would be happy to return. Since I am an older person with mobility issues, I can … Continue reading

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“A Team of Vipers” Review

A while back, I finished reading “Team of Vipers” by Cliff Sims. This horrifying and thought-provoking book offered a look into the beliefs and rationalizations of the man who was hired as a media specialist for the Trump campaign and … Continue reading

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Astrology Overview May-Dec 2019

For those who are interested in long-term astrology, I’ve been doing an intense period of watching presentations by one of my favorite astrologers[1] in order to find a foundation from which to view the craziness of the current time. Although … Continue reading

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Reflections on Bless Me, Ultima

I just finished reading Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya. To be truthful, this was the second time since I read it decades ago. At the first reading, I remember being equally confused and amazed by this story. After so … Continue reading

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The Washington Post and the Super Bowl

If the hype is to be believed, one of the historic sporting events happened this past weekend: Super Bowl 2019. However, something even more important happened; perhaps even bigger than the sixth win by a specific football team (the Patriots, … Continue reading

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What Would You Say?

This blog is really a rant. You’ve been warned — especially those who might take it personally when it is not meant that way. Yesterday I went to the grocery store. Going shopping is always a big energy drain for … Continue reading

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Yes, We Need Feminism

After watching the latest Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, berate and aggressively question female Senators, I was appalled that no male Senator rebuked him about his reactions, his sneering demeanor or the condescending tone of his comments. That is why … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico One Year Later

I tried to read the Time Magazine article focused on the lessons learned from hurricane Maria; it was a beautifully-written and heart-wrenching piece about Puerto Rico one year later.[1] As I read the true horror stories, tears began to well … Continue reading

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Musings on the News

Hello out there.  I haven’t written much lately, and I will admit it is because the news has been overwhelming. You have probably noticed that countless people are upset. And rightly so. One reaction is that the public seems to … Continue reading

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Announcing “The Heart of the Elder”

Hello dear readers, I have been away from here for a few months, but there is an exciting reason. I am thrilled to announce The Heart of the Elder: Good Elders and Their Influences, written with the nationally-known and wonderful teacher, … Continue reading

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