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Fear is clouding our judgement as a nation

I'm an optimist. It's part of my hard wiring, but it's also a result of my habits.   I meet people, a lot of people,  I engage folks, and I try to read up, watch, and study things that are happening…

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Yes we can, again


This an excerpt from my Facebook feed last night.  It started as a reply to some of my friends and has been adapted for this post. 

After listening to the inspirational Democratic response to last night’s state of the…

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And out of the noise comes a new voice

You know, I remember when I had never heard of Senator Barack Obama, and then I did, and everything changed.  Until tonight's democratic response to the State of the Union address, I had never heard of Represntative Joe Kennedy…

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Oprah, Oprah, Oprah.....

My patience and my faith in justice, fairness, and the promise of equality in America, has been tested throughout my entire life...yours too, I'm sure.  However, while I feel our country is in a particularly dark period now, with our current president at the…

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