Where Do We Go From Here? Take Action in 2017

 Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead ...more

Where Do We Go From Here? Take Action in 2017

 Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead ...more

This Teachable Moment In History

We are forgetting this important teachable moment in history for all Americans. We all have been witness to the outcome of this election. Tension is high and there’s this collective sigh whether it be of relief that you saw your candidate win or it was out of fear for what’s at stake under his administration. ...more

How The Grinch Didn't Bother To Steal Christmas Because It Was Filled With Malaise

In the big picture window of our home is the spot…...more

We’re All In This Together

Mike RobbinsLike so many people here in the United State and around the world, I've had a very strong reaction to our election.  Given the pre-election polls, I was shocked by the outcome, and given how I voted, I was disappointed by it.  As I've ridden the roller coaster of intense emotions over the past week and listened to reactions, read articles, and talked with people in my life - I've been struck by the profound level of division and disconnection in our society, which actually concerns me as much as almost anything else right now....more

'Tis the Week Post Election

Twas the Week Post Election‘Tis the week post election, and if I had my wayYours truly, yes Mimi, would be president todayMy first job in office would be a clean sweep Of mean people, bullies and basically creepsI’d hire only those whose agenda was pure A smattering of millennials, a few seniors on Ensure...more

NaBloPoMo (11/2016) - Day 13: It's still hard, but this helps

 Like millions and millions of other people in the US, things are still hard. They are still emotional. We're moving through grief and fear and sadness and anger and depression and rebellion and rage and everything in between. We're not experiencing them in a linear fashion. We're not experiencing them all at once. We're not experiencing an emotion and then moving on, never to experience that emotion again. We experience them often. We experience them deeply.We wonder if we'll ever feel anything positive again....more

Bearing Witness to This Changing World May Be The Only Thing To Do

I’m screaming on the inside. Well, the outside too. It started the day after the election as I was voicing my upset on social media (which I rarely do,) responding to posts calling for my input. I  “watched” myself do it - let my emotions publicly come out. I wanted to step back and just let it be since we don’t have any control over it other than casting our vote - and that’s an iffy control with our contorted Electoral College - but I couldn’t....more

Trump's Election: What Happened?

Talk about the Art Of The Deal.You have been sold the Greatest Sales Pitch Of All Time. You thought you were voting for Trump but you were voting for the extreme right wing of the Republican Party. Look who is standing behind him - they will be in charge, not Trump. They are the ultimate ‘Politicians’. Everything must go through them. And I’m sure even he can't believe you elected him. ...more
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