We keep making planet- killing decisions, devastating countries and people, fighting pandemics (or not), and still we remain optimistic that life will continue and that we will be untouched by the damage we have wrought.
“I wouldn’t change my grandchildren for the world. But I wish I could change the world for my grandchildren.” Anonymous quote.
While I walked, my thoughts turned to the Warren Court, a liberal court diametrically opposite the current Roberts Court. I even remember the “Impeach Earl Warren” billboards that lined the highways, mainly those on the roads headed south.
Buddhists have a story of four friends who worked together to accomplish good. We need to do that as well.
“Summertime and the livin’ is easy; fish are jumping and the cotton is high.”
We need to learn some lessons if we are to survive. Sleep peacefully, live with purpose, and be kind
To add an exclamation point to the environment that exists in tandom with book burning: 11 people have been killed and 67 injured in mass shootings in the week since the children’s deaths in Uvalde.
Sal Lee has grown up and is studying to be a dentist. Maybe he has just found another way to make money from teeth other than the tooth fairy.
The history of the people who lived in the slave house and the “colored” soldiers who fought in our wars is our collective history, and we need to reclaim it, know it, own it, and work together for a better shared future.
In my mind’s eye, I imagine an airport terminal full of ostriches clucking and flapping their long necks aimlessly. Or perhaps they’re looking for the sand