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.
Author Archives: Carole J. Garrison
When Pro-Life Becomes Anti-Life
Buddhists have a story of four friends who worked together to accomplish good. We need to do that as well.
HEAT, CHIGGERS, AND MOSQUITOES
“Summertime and the livin’ is easy; fish are jumping and the cotton is high.”
Trying to Make Sense out of America: Killing Babies/Punishing the Sex Act/Gun Fetishes
We need to learn some lessons if we are to survive. Sleep peacefully, live with purpose, and be kind
Burning Books: The Strategy of Weak Minds to Control Ideas
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.
The Tooth Fairy and Other Money-Making Schemes
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.
Outside the Fence
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
Lessons Learned on the Jungle Trail
There was no relief, no euphoria—only dull shock. I fell asleep. When I awoke fifteen minutes later, or maybe it was an hour, I was disoriented. When I tried to stand, my legs cramped from my hips to my toes. I was dehydrated.
Thanks Thom Thom (Means Big Big in Khmer)
enough joy and love to see me through my most recent loss, my missing my own mother as well as those women who no longer are present in life but live large in my heart and memories: Marilyn, Faye, Sr. Libby, and now Carole. Happy Mother’s Day.