Some months ago ago I had reason to be in a discussion involving someone who had at one point in their life been a key player in an anti-establishment human rights movement. Time passed and while that person hadn't drawn the lucky gene card, they'd drawn another lucky card and leveraged it to high . . .
This has been one unholy bitch of a year. Bob Dylan comes to mind, as he does any time I have a bitch of a year, and there've been very few. Which is to say Dylan doesn't often come to mind any more, especially since that horrible concert I went to a couple years ago during which I couldn't make . . .
Hello to all my new Facebook friends! I'm happy to have so many likeminded new people in my life, especially since I've transitioned a few out recently. I mean, why cast my pearls before swine when I can be wearing my pearls along with thousands of others who ALSO wear pearls? Oh, I do love you . . .
This is a simple Thanksgiving prayer suitable for today's holiday. Wishing you all a wonderful day, despite the situation in our country. . . .
All things are sacred, nothing is sacred. ~Coyote medicine Maybe like me, you know people who take themselves VERY seriously. Maybe you voted for one. (Only kidding. I know you didn't. Right?) But what you may not know is that when we take ourselves too seriously, that's when Coyote can remind us . . .
Only in the darkness can you see the stars. ~Martin Luther King, Jr. or Ralph Waldo Emerson (or maybe no one important but it's still true)* Remember that adage look on the bright side? We're not used to looking for the gifts in bad situations. It's counter-intuitive, isn't it? When bad things . . .
It's women who seem to have had the biggest impact on the southwest and in Taos, it wasn't just the most famous, Mabel Dodge Lujan. The impact of socialite and style icon Meredith Rogers was a surprise, and went far beyond her amazing art collection. Her former home is now a museum and sits tucked . . .
As it turns out, we're not the old, out-of-touch group that some may make us out to be. No, those who are fighting for the real America see the Baby Boom generation as having activist skills and experience that can be put to good use in what could be called the New Day Revolution. That's right. . . .
Before the election I had written and scheduled three weeks of blog posts on various subjects. But when I look at them now, in the light of the dangerous situation in our country they seem, well, meaningless. I am still so damn astonished that this happened. That so much ugliness and evil lurked . . .
The process of living changes us. Sometimes, our hearts feel battered and bruised and other times our hearts are so full they feel like they could burst. Life changes us, there's nothing we can do about it. Resistance is futile. Life changes us Sometimes it brings us to our feet Sometimes it . . .