Category Archives: Ripped from the headlines

A Generation – a musing

I was thinking about generations yesterday as most of the country observed Martin Luther King Jr Day. My parents’ generation (and mine were on the younger side of it) – The greatest generation – born in the depression, fought and … Continue reading

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World AIDS day 2017

We did some talking about World AIDS day today, specificially about Product RED and the impact it makes on AIDS in Africa. It was an almost cheery video. I looked behind me and all my young(er) co-workers… many at the … Continue reading

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Then and Now – Gettysburg and Beyond

Looking back,I first posted these words here in 2015 after an incident in Baltimore triggered violence and looting. I reposted them two years later, a month after this president took office and thinking about what it means to be American … Continue reading

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Today, Poetry

Today at lunch I wrote a poem about war and thought this is what it’s come to after all these years of killing. War again. That’s not the poem but it’s what I was thinking.

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Someday

Someday, my friends, I will apologize for having filled my social media with scary news stories, abominations of the current world and calls to action, but today is not that day.

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