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Tax Bill

Oh, my gosh, John MacCain gave such a heartfelt speech… In politics, you watch the votes! How our representatives vote is a clear indication of their self-interest. 310 more words

Civic Responsibility revised

As I’ve been writing recently, we will be discussing the queries about civic responsibility at Bear Creek meeting this month.  I was also trying to come up with a… 457 more words

New Civic Responsibility Queries

While sharing my responses about our Quaker queries regarding civic responsibility, an Iowa Yearly Meeting (Conservative) Friend explained reasons he felt our queries should be revised.  581 more words

Civic Responsibility

The queries we will be considering this month at Bear Creek meeting are about civic responsibility.



Because Friends believe there is that of God in all people, we strive for a world of freedom, justice and equality for everyone. 1,236 more words

I Don’t Remember

People are good about saying “hello” to the dogs and me. We have lots of first-name acquaintances in our neighborhood and a few streets in adjoining neighborhoods. 330 more words

Out-of-Season Election

My editor, Claire, told me, “No soapbox.” She is smart, savvy, and not given to idle threats. So, no soapbox.

This is the year Virginia elects the governor, lieutenant-governor, attorney-general, and members of the house of delegates. 380 more words

Not Conscripted

Like many males of my generation, I was drafted. Conscripted soldiers tend to avoid worsening their situations by volunteering. Most draftees of my era kept their heads down, did what needed doing, finished their active duty, and went back to civilian life. 404 more words

Vietnam War