Category Archives: Politics

Gratitude Sunday: Liberty And The Pursuit

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.” Socrates Sunday Haiku One cool mid-summer evening, fragranced by pine trees and freshly mown hay. Sunday Musings I discovered long … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: History And Conspiracy Theory

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: No Strange Fruit Allowed

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “The first resistance to social change is to say it’s not necessary.” Gloria Steinem Sunday Haiku Once again, summer solstice proves nature remains in total control. Sunday Musings I’m pretty sure it’s not … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Until We Have Justice For All

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Masked For Memorial Day

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.” Oscar Wilde Sunday Haiku Warming trend, brief wind, gray sky, clouds … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Shopping And Taxes

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “In theory, taxes should be like shopping. What I buy is government services. What I pay are my taxes.” P. J. O’Rourke Sunday Haiku Bluebells shaded by brown barked tree leaning against rickety … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Heart Of Glass

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “The glass is always half empty. And cracked. And I just cut my lip on it. And chipped a tooth.” Janeane Garofalo Sunday Haiku Stop. Just sit. Breathe fresh air, feel the sun, … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Gettin’ By; or, Hold-Your-Breath Economics

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “There is nothing more important than a good, safe, secure home.” Rosalynn Carter Sunday Haiku Stormy, black cloud, rain, brief glimpses of sun, shining, nature reflects me. Sunday Musings Now who lives in … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Be A Tree; Stay Home

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.” Bruce Lee Sunday Haiku Straight arrow, pointing toward sky; wind bent clinging to … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Victory Garden 2020

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “My grandmother had a courtyard of animals, like goats and chickens. She made ricotta cheese, cooked with potatoes warm from the garden, grew everything from beans to wheat. It was simple, seasonal food, … Continue reading

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