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For One Day, Let's Just be Thankful

This has been a tough year. It feels as though no matter whether your candidate won or lost, we’ve all lost a little bit of ourselves. 947 more words

On Politics

On Politics

I’d say I’m liberal because, as Marilynne Robinson writes, “I believe society exists to nurture and liberate the human spirit, and that largemindedness and openhandedness are the means by which these things are accomplished.”  I see individual liberty—of conscience, work, and expression, to name a few—as crucial for facilitating this human development.  287 more words


Protesting Is Not The Problem

On Fighting for Justice

To me, protesting is a natural phenomenon. It is part of the human struggle. Why? Because this is not a naturally fair world. 1,230 more words

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The Legacy of the White Pantsuit

Yesterday I wrote a different version of this post. It had a different headline and a very different takeaway. Yesterday is not today.

But today is important, too. 759 more words

On Gender

Election Day 1916: Jeannette Rankin, First Woman Elected to Congress

Today is a big day for women American political history. For the first time ever, a woman is on the ballot as the presidential candidate of a major political party.  388 more words


Some thoughts on Mocha Uson

Mocha Uson has been a subject of controversy since the early part of the current decade. Before, she was known for more risqué content involving sex and sexuality. 662 more words

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Finding The Inspiration to Continue

The longer I live, the more I appreciate:

  1. A new sunrise;
  2. A rare moon;
  3. Blankets of fallen leaves bedazzled in red, gold, purple, yellow, and other nameless colors;
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