February 2 , 2023 /


(Note: Some parts of this article were published previously. Repeating those for emphasis and adding a few updates.) The history of the United States is black, brown, olive, red and white. That is in alphabetic order of color.  We are not color blind and white people have suppressed and oppressed people of color for centuries.

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January 30 , 2023 /


Thousands of years of wisdom literature have used the techniques of oral storytelling that was then disseminated in written form.  The collections include the wisdom literature from Sumeria and Babylonia, among the most ancient in the world, with the Sumerian documents dating back to the third millennium BC and and the Babylonian dating to the

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January 23 , 2023 /


On a cold January afternoon, I step outside the front door and start on a walk, turning south for a block, then east, walking on hard pavement, a street with no sidewalks, a street lined on both sides with houses neatly tucked back from the curb, their double garages facing the street. A variety of

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January 1 , 2023 /


NEW A new year, a new day and a new week, so why not a new blog?  Having finished the 30-day experiment, it seems a good time for a review and a reboot.  Many of us are glad to say good-bye to 2022 and take this blank canvas for 2023 as a gift and see

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December 30 , 2022 /


There are 31 days in this month and this 30 day Bold Experiment ends today.  The bold part was taking it on and seeing if we could meet the challenge, not all that great, nonetheless, a daily commitment.  The experimental part of this exercise was writing a short post for each day as a way

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November 1 , 2022 /


One week from today, November 8, 2022, the results of a mid-term election are likely to say what direction the United States is heading in the near future.  One week from today, this day being November 1.  Seven days. Reports suggest a significant increase in early voting and we won’t really know what that means

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