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On the record We were two of only about five Caucasians in the sushi restaurant. I saw eastern Indians, Pakistanis, Chinese, Japanese, Latinos, Sikhs and so many different nationalities enjoying a sushi lunch in our very diverse city of San Jose, Calif. (Silicon Valley). I wore my new Love Trumps . . .
Vignette #1 I haven't watched or read most news since a few months before the election and now it's even more viscerally painful. So right now it's either the holiday music channel or the weather channel. I've never been as up to the minute on weather across the nation as I am these days. Oh, the . . .
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 . . .
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 fact that we lost doesn't make us wrong; the fact that they don't believe in us doesn't make us disappear." What happened? Caring and compassionate people have been left reeling by the very idea that Trump's hate-filled version of America sold so well in the last election. "How did this . . .
Or maybe these are the worst lessons being learned at the worst times. There's a lot to learn from presidential elections and usually what we learn has more to do with civics lessons than anything else. Not so in this presidential campaign. More than once these past two months I've said that I . . .
"I no longer pay attention to news about the presidential election," my husband said the other day, "because there's not a single thing that's going to make me vote for Trump. Nothing." I can't disagree. My mind is made up, as well and I'm weary of the headlines, the conspiracy theories, the . . .
"World-weary," is how the writer Oriah Mountain Dreamer terms her mood these days, days in which she says that information overload makes her feel as though she knows both too much and too little at the same time. Yes. I get it. In my case, I feel that I've seen too much and it's cast a dark pall . . .