Heads Up!

Last night I read an article about the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic and that it was quite likely the result of an accident at a Chinese lab. This is not a new assertion of course, but the source was a (supposedly classified) report from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, the Department of Energy’s biodefense…

Truth as an impediment.

My husband and I have been enjoying an autobiographical book on tape. I’m not sure I can recommend it yet because, while enlightening, challenging and thought provoking, F-bombs drop like candy from a pinata..it is very intense! The man “speaks truth to power” though, and I am all about it- regardless of how it’s presented….

Freedom to choose.

My friend said something so interesting to me a few weeks ago, “Never did I realize how important it could be which state you live in when a crisis hits.” Ya think? Texas has been under fire recently for lifting its mask mandate. Honestly, I don’t think we’ve ever had one for the entire state…

Cutting Corners

It’s exhausting, isn’t it? Whoever thought the roll-out of these COVID vaccines would be so mired in drama? Whoever thought the distribution of life-saving medicine would become mired in politics? Answer? We all thought it would. The latest concerning twist in the ongoing saga has been the push to raid the stash of second doses…

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….

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,…