Truth and Consequences

Caitlyn Jenner is making headlines; why? She dared reveal her thoughts on those who are born biologically male participating in women’s athletics; she said it would not be fair. Oh oh.. How long before she gets targeted by the raging mob? And yet..as a former athlete, and now trans woman, she has unique standing to…

A successful country needs believers.

(Originally posted Feb 9, 2018) I believe that the little green papers tucked inside my wallet have value and can be exchanged for goods and services.. but if enough other people aren’t believers- we’ll have a problem. I believe that when a cop turns on his lights, he has the right to pull me over….

This little light of mine..

This past New Year’s Eve, a Maryland lawmaker’s 25 year old son committed suicide. His devastated parents put out a press release that included the last sentence from the note that this young man left behind: “Please look after each other, the animals and the global poor for me. All my love, Tommy.’” I’m no…

For the love of our cities..

This could be the most important time you invest watching anything this year. The first video “Seattle is Dying” ( 60 mins-below) was released by local TV station (KOMO) in the Spring of 2019; it has been viewed an astonishing ten million times. This episode makes clear that Seattle was in the grips of disaster,…

It’s too easy to be angry all of the time..

(Originally posted Jan 23, 2020) Sounds strange, doesn’t it? But being angry all of the time is about as easy as it’s ever been. And so much of our anger is directed towards other PEOPLE isn’t it? Which begs the question: How much better, more enlightened, more intelligent, more loving, more giving, more caring, less…

Hey Thanksgiving- I’ve got your back.

The red line is proving to be insufficient so I’ve moved on to stacking sandbags. I’m willing to try anything to hold back the rapidly rising tide of Christmas that threatens to wash Thanksgiving down the river once and for all. This wonderful day of food, faith, family, friendship, forefathers and football has become nothing…