Gratitude and Acknowledgement

My posts regarding Thanksgiving are somewhat repetitive. Maybe there’s nothing new to say. But, that’s OK because I don’t want to talk about Thanksgiving as a national holiday or the origins that have been attributed to this day for centuries. It is another holiday that celebrates a travesty. This white woman (who has been known […]

Spirit Day 2020 -Tolerance and Compassion

“…tolerance is something that is intolerant of intolerance. You can’t be tolerant towards everything, otherwise that means it is fine for people to be bigoted.” ― Presh Talwalkar, 40 Paradoxes in Logic, Probability, and Game Theory Spirit day is a day of tolerance. It’s a day to learn about and encompass what may be strange […]

What will I do? What will you do?

“Why was Jacob Blake seen as a deadly threat for a theoretical gun, while this gunman, who had already shot people, was arrested the next day and treated like a human being whose life matters?” More on the police shooting of Jacob Blake & protests in Kenosha: pic.twitter.com/cQAU5fkDsg — The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) August 27, […]

My Walking Education

I believe in oneness – the concept that we are all one. But in the last three weeks I learned a lot about being one and having totally different experiences in and of this world. #BlackHistoryBootCamp has taught me how little I know of the Black experience of women in the United States. I have […]

Juneteenth

When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid. Audre Lorde I been ignorant…but I’m studying and learning. And today I am celebrating Black Women who matter – a lot!        

Keep Up the Fight!

“It is certain, in any case, that ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.” James Baldwin My oldest granddaughter posted on Marco Polo. She expressed gratitude that as a family we recognize the most recent travesty in the United States – at least the most publicized one. The murder of […]

More Preparation

Dear kids, I have to write another preamble. I have lived my life in such oblivion. I acknowledge that I have been a lifelong learner and have studied many disciplines and followed many paths. I am a deep thinker (or at least a constant one) but not necessarily a thorough investigator. I am a big […]

When you know better…

Whenever I have been immobilized or unmotivated – whether in business, social or personal life – I have found that the best antidote is education. Learning something new, or even the intricacies of something I was already aware of, gives me a boost. It takes me outside myself. It pumps me up. And it teaches […]