Category Archives: global inequity

The Great Generation’s Great (Dis)illusionment

“Happy” Indiginous People’s Day – Monday, October 14th 2019   I am sad that the “Great Generation” is dying off either clinging to antiquated notions of romantic patriotism, or with the painful understanding that their entire lives were lived on … Continue reading

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My Son’s Existential Taste in Pop Culture

October 11th 2019   Compensating for my own upbringing, I vowed to always tell my kids the truth and keep them informed.  (It seemed a cute little game to just B.S. kids in the 70’s, and stay blithely unaware of … Continue reading

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Parenting: Free Money!

Wednesday, October 9th 2019   Boy:  “Hey Mom!  Do you have any more FREE MONEY!?” Me:  “Great question honey!  I don’t know; I’ll check!” I go check one more spot in the house there might be some spare change from … Continue reading

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A Healing Pilgrimage

Friday, October 4th 2019   In one of the stranger moves I’ve made in my life lately, I spent over six hours in the car on this day in order to go back to the scene of a very painful … Continue reading

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Mary’s Uncle Jenny Day

Thursday, October 3rd 2019 On the phone before our playday I say, “Mary!  I’m looking forward to our day tomorrow!” She says; “I KNOW.” Presenting:  Mary, Queen of Cats!     2019-10-03 Uncle Jenny Mary Day Video [1:06]: https://youtu.be/GIg7vgnvTEc   … Continue reading

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Greta AND My Climate Striking Kids in the News

Monday, September 23rd 2019 Today is the day the incomparable 16 year-old Greta Thunberg delivered her eviscerating speech to the United Nations in New York, and it was ASTOUNDING. And LOOK who else represents in this Boston Channel 7 News … Continue reading

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Pledge Allegiance to the Earth

An improvement:   (The original never had the “God” crap to begin with anyway:)   ♥

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