Category Archives: America

PASSIVITY

“Technology teaches passivity. Absorbed in our devices – at any age – we are absorbed in someone else’s perspective.”   Julia Cameron Hiding our heads in the sand when the world is out of control is not the answer. I’ve been trying … Continue reading

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JUNETEENTH

Way back in 1865, America was reeling from the effects of the Civil War.  Texas, however, had no part in the conflict.  In fact, many slaves moved to the Lone Star State to flee the battle.  When the Emancipation Proclamation … Continue reading

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FLIPPED

The last few days, I’ve been assisting one of my past students, as she spreads her wings and flies.  In the past six years, we’ve been working together on a summer theater program for kids and now she is taking … Continue reading

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DIVIDED WE FALL

“There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble apprehension, is to be dreaded … Continue reading

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ARE OUR LIVES BORING?

“You created a sensation about nothing. You people are so creative over there. Your lives must be boring.” Vladimir Putin Have we become a nation of creative bores?  America has always been seen as innovative, entrepreneurial, forward thinking, but boring?  … Continue reading

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SO THIS BE MADNESS …

I’ve been trying to remain silent about all the hoopla over our president and the slings and arrows flying in his direction.  All of these diversion tactics draw us away from the truth in the form of fake news, insane attempts … Continue reading

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THE MEMORIAL DAY POPPY

In Flanders Fields In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place: and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short … Continue reading

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YOU CAN DO IT!

“By perseverance the snail reached the ark.”  Charles Spurgeon We’ve been spending the week with our daughter and family in South Carolina.We’re here to celebrate our second son’s graduation from high school tomorrow.  Last night we attended a dinner to honor these 80 … Continue reading

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RESISTANCE?

The definition of RESISTANCE – an underground organization of a conquered or nearly conquered country engaging in sabotage and secret operations against occupation forces and collaborators. There has been a lot of talk about a forming resistance movement in the … Continue reading

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ARE WE READY?

In 1963 a list of Communist goals was shown to the House of Repesentatives.  I’m going to list just a few of them today, but if you want to read more, go to the article, “The Communist Takeover of America … Continue reading

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