Party of One, Plus All

             Nearly every afternoon I come across (or am directed to) a new person/social media account/ground-breaking pioneer group who is speaking up and making a difference.              It’s these individuals and their strength where I see the hope in our future.         […]

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Soft Center

            Many of us (most of us!) make judgments or decisions about people and situations based entirely on a first glace.  I’m wondering if it’s another cultural failure?  Are we raised and reared to cast those spur-of-the-moment, based-on-nothing, declarations of others?              Because when we […]

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Likelihood and Probability

             Have you ever seen a squirrel in your blackberry bushes?  I hadn’t either, not until earlier this week.  It was surprising.  But, maybe, it shouldn’t have been.              We, as a species, go places where humans couldn’t possibly survive, and yet they do.  We, […]

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Part of the Pack

             I’ve mentioned my love of Russian Nesting Dolls here before, and believe me when I say that fascination (adoration? Attraction?) has not faded as the years have rolled along.  Their images appeared several times in the past few days (in several ways), they just kept popping up.  They always […]

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