I'm not sure why this image appeals to me; maybe it's the texture of the hard rock jutting through the surface of the water like Legos scattered on a hardwood floor. Or maybe it's the varying greens and oranges, brown's and blacks, those hues of nature that keep you grounded. Or maybe it's the permanence…Read more More than just water and rocks …
Some springs only flow above ground when it rains for days. and days. and days.
In 1965, Ollie Combs made history. She was a 66 year-old widow living in a three room house and well below the poverty line in the mountains of Kentucky. Her husband had died in a coal mine the year before, leaving her to care for their six children, one of whom was disabled and bedridden…Read more The Story of Ollie Combs
A backlog of 400,000 rape kits in the US are sitting on shelves waiting to be tested. Some of those rape kits date back to the mid 1990's. It will take years to process the rape kits, after money is allocated to start. What is that money paying for now that is more important than…Read more 400,000 rape kits sitting on a shelf
It's bothersome, the hatefulness of those that disagree with venom born of rising emotions lacking restraint, the ill will with a voice. It's bothersome, the need to disassemble and deconstruct with pleasure, watch spirits fade, the contentment of ill intent. It's bothersome, the caustic bursts of indignation the need to wound unfamiliar matters with ill…Read more Disagree with grace; a poem
Today I join the Women’s March on Washington. My agenda is women's rights. Today, I walk for the women in my past. I walk for my grandmother who raised her six children as a single mother. That was a time when women did not routinely hold a job. She faced difficult odds yet, she managed…Read more My March on Washington DC Part 2