Coastal Birthday

Traveling to work this morning, I realized that I’ve now been driving for 40 years. Having just gotten back from…

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Stillness, Restlessness and Waiting

As a child, I could while away an afternoon lying in an open field listening to the sounds of nature…

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De Jure Racism Became De Facto Racism (Pacific NW)

Segregation in the southern United States was custom, policy and law.  Overturning the laws transformed racism from de jure segregation…

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Nostalgia Anyone?

What does nostalgia mean to you?  My nostalgia revolves around past events where I acted rather than analyzed and people…

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Compromised Immunity (Compromised Democracy)

While my compromised/weakened immune system impacts me and a few members of my immediate family, social and work circles, the…

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