Category Archives: Current Events

White Privilege and Me

I hate the term "white privilege". When I hear it I automatically get defensive and feel attacked. My heart and mind swirl with conflicting emotions and I am reminded of everything I think I am not (not smart enough, not educated enough, not cultured enough, etc.). I feel like my lifetime of working to be "color-blind"…
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Once Upon a Time – Valentine’s

Once upon a time . . . When we were kids all great stories started this way. I have a great story to tell, so here it goes. Once upon a time, a long time ago, there was a young lady who didn't feel so young anymore. At the ripe old age of 27 she felt…
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Lady Gaga gives me hope

I've been pretty disappointed in the American public lately. The constant public social media fighting between "both sides" of the political spectrum has been very discouraging. Neither side seems to be willing to give the other side a chance and the voices are screaming at each other so much that I've almost quit listening to…
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End the Debates?

Like a lot of people, I watched the presidential debate last night (okay, not all of it - I skipped the last half hour). I expected to see a train wreck given the "explosive" new revelation of Donald Trump's foul mouth and chauvinist attitude toward women on a tape from eleven years ago that just…
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