Life After Osama (Follow up to On Realizing I was Impacted by Terrorism)

Just some ramblings about week two after almost 10 years.  ...more

On Realizing I Was Impacted by Terrorism

I'm still trying to wrap my head around the last 12 hours of world event news. ...more

Thank you Natalie! You are the same age, roughly, as my daughter and you and she are the ...more

Israeli Police and Military Brutalize Peaceful Protesters at Netanyahu's Speech

by Ann Wright @ Huffington Post   ...more

This is What Peace Feels Like

Become inspired in three minutes!  See Jane Do has captured the essence of CODEPINK's Mother's Day event and vigil in this short video.  Our team reported on the event and will feature the stories of these everyday extraorindary women who came together to promote peace on June 3rd, at 1:00 P.M on KVMR. Over 8,000 quilt squares were sewn from people worldwide to create a 150 foot quilt that read, "I will not raise my children to kill another mother's child". ...more

The Radical Act of Knitting: Mothers Warm Hearts World-Wide

Calling all knitters for peace!  Can a cozy inspire positive change?  Can it do more than warm our bodies but also warm our hearts?  Maybe not one cozy but perhaps 4,000 can.  Individuals and groups all over the world in places like; Turkey, the United States, South Africa, Chile, France, and even people in my home town are knitting their way towards a 150' quilt to drape across the fence in front of the White House that promotes peace during CODEPINK's historic Mother's Day event and vigil. ...more

I remember knitters gathering squares for quilts after natural disasters and the "wombs on ...more

Resurfacing in the Blogosphere

Today begins a new phase in my life. Today, I return to writing. For the last five months I've either been far from my Tucson home taking care of my elderly mother in NE Indiana or sorting through giving away, or disposing of her life collection of things. She passed away one month ago. ...more