A look in the mirror

New Colossus Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand Glows world-wide welcome; her mild eyes command The ... Read More

Some random thoughts on peace

Since I am once again channelling my inner Don Quixote, the world … especially the internet world, has shifted in my sights again. It is aways interesting to me how our vision will shift according to what we want, or better yet need, to see. Of course one has to be willing to actually see, and not ... Read More

I am crying …

Yesterday I said I wanted my laugh back. Today I am writing this post with tears in my eyes. If you have not been made aware yet, we have had another school shooting. The worst yet as far as I know. We don’t even know all the details yet, because it just happened. So far ... Read More

One pebble at a time …

Today is Martin Luther King Day. A day devoted to honoring a man who promoted social change. Who spoke words of love instead of hatred; words of acceptance despite difference. In honor of this day, I find myself wanting to write something on hatred and bigotry; on humanity’s capacity for blindness and their ability to dehumanize others ... Read More

Does anyone remember how to think?

I have an IQ of somewhere around 146. To those who care about such things, that means I am on the lower end of the genius scale. I am not saying this to toot my horn, but to make a point. I am supposedly genius, which supposedly means “very smart”. So would it shock you ... Read More

Symptoms vs Source

I have already posted my S post for today. Yet I have another thought that I need to run with, and it so happens that it too can fit in the S slot. So two for today. But even without the A to Z challenge I would write this. It seems several have been wondering “why ... Read More