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Category Archives: Current Events
December 7 . . .
It’s December 7 — Pearl Harbor Day — but this day in history has other history
as well — some of it surprising. Continue reading
Posted in Commentary, Current Events, Patriotism Tagged Apollo 17, History, Military, Mood Landing, Pearl Harbor Day, Random Thoughts, Veterans, World War I, World War II Leave a comment
The bitter election of 2020 is over; the new president of the United States has been inaugurated. Can we all move forward now?
Resolutions, regrets & new beginnings…
It’s the unexpected that is often the most profound; be open to new experiences, and relish life for all its unexpectedness!
Posted in Ancestors, Current Events, Family Tagged Acceptance, Coping, Discovery, Family Ties, holidays, Insights Leave a comment
When will we learn?
I am crying for our country this morning. I have seen my share of protests over the decades; I have witnessed horror – assassinations, riots, wars, campus uprisings and police brutality. Too many times. I remember when peaceful demonstrations in … Continue reading
Posted in Current Events, Democracy, History Tagged civil unrest, Commentary, Discrimination, Justice, looting, News, Police, Protests, Riots, television, Violence Leave a comment
And now it’s personal . . .
Before the current Coronavirus pandemic ends, we will all be affected in ways we could not have imagined as little as a week ago. That has been brought home to me in a dozen different ways over just the past … Continue reading
Posted in Commentary, Current Events, History Tagged Coping, COVID-19, Fears, Feelings, Health, Illness, Pandemic, Quarantine, Random Thoughts Leave a comment
The wisdom of an older age . . .
There may be a crack in my armor, but I’m still in one piece. Truth be told, I sometimes feel as if I’m improving with age, like fine wine. I keep discovering things about myself, insights that took time to … Continue reading
Posted in Current Events, Growing Old, World News Tagged Commentary, Health, Hope, Lessons from the Past, Pandemic, Random Thoughts, Wisdom Leave a comment
The hug felt round the world . . .
Yesterday afternoon an improbable scene unfolded in Dallas. A young woman just sentenced to 10 years in prison and the tearful teenage brother of a slain man came together in a wordless, but very public, display of shared anguish. It … Continue reading
Posted in Current Events, Inspiration Tagged Change, Dallas, Forgiveness, Grief, Jury Deliberation, Law, News, Police, Race Relations, Random Thoughts, Symbolism, Trial Coverage, Trials, Verdicts, Violence Leave a comment
And then the unthinkable . . .
When a newsworthy event occurs in your own community, it takes time to sort out feelings and get on with life. When it happens across the street, it leaves a lasting impression that changes your feelings forever. Continue reading
Posted in Current Events Tagged Community, Disaster Response, Emergency Training, Feelings, First Aid, Gun Violence, Preparedness, Random Thoughts, Surviving, Violence Leave a comment
Traveling smart in today’s world
A recent experience crystallized once again the things every traveler must keep in mind while “on the road.” Be cautious and aware of your surroundings when in unfamiliar territory, and know what to do in case of an unpleasant occurrence. Continue reading →