Women’s March Chicago–Activism?

Ouch!  I haven’t been keeping up with this blog.   Our new POTUS with one insulting tweet after another,  one alternate truth (big lie) after another, one disruptive and destructive executive order after another….so I’ve now become an activist! I posted these photos on Facebook and I am still hearing repercussions from conservative family and friends. […]

Hillary & Leonard Cohen–Tough News Week!

And then today…. I’m sad.  I’m scared. Hillary’s loss was unexpected, yet always feared. Leonard’s death was not unexpected, yet always feared. Thank you Saturday Night Live for the pitch perfect combo of Hillary (Kate McKinnon) thoughtfully singing Leonard’s masterpiece, Hallelujah.  It has helped me put things in perspective. Other ways I’ve been trying to […]

Heartbroken

I am dealing with deep disappointment that Hillary will not be the next president.  I share a letter forwarded to me from a friend: Dear Friends and Board Members, Having earlier watched Hillary Clinton’s deeply moving concession speech, I am having trouble putting into words the mixture of emotions that have roiled me today. I […]

I’m PROUDLY With Her!

And then today, I’m finally back writing and I’m hoping to find the right words. This election has been quite difficult for me.  I’ve absorbed so much trying to be “truthfully” informed through reading reliable newspapers, watching reliable tv news shows and watching all the debates and both conventions. Maya Angelou said “When someone shows […]

Graue Mill Underground Railroad Journey

And then today… Graue Mill in Fullerburg Woods Forest Preserve will again present at 6:30 and 8:15  their program  Journey on the Underground Railroad. We took part in last night’s presentation and have been talking about it ever since.  The brochure described it as; “Children and adults can experience what it was like to be […]

Kareem Abdul-Jabber Book Signing

And then today…. I was looking through the book, Writings on the Wall,  that I bought at a book signing in Naperville last night. Kareen Abdul-Jabbar is so impressive, so respective, and so informative.  The description inside the book says that in this book “basketball legend and cultural commentator Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores how the America […]