Thousands of us marched this rainy morning in San Jose. It was encouraging to see so many people trying to make the world safer for all of us, but for children in particular.
Imagine that you are going to be away for a long period of time, and so you ask your good neighbour to take care of the house for you. He says “Of course! No worries. I’ll be happy to.” Then he says, “By the way, we’ve got guests […]
I am so spitting mad right now I can’t think straight. How could Facebook not know that Steve Bannon and Cambridge Analytica were messing with our minds through its website? And why isn’t someone under arrest for this already? I have loved Facebook. I have loved seeing my […]
Today I took part in a walking tour of Coyote Meadows in San Jose. The event was organized by a coalition of interested groups, and they provided information and historical context throughout the 90-minute walk. It was both interesting and provocative. The area was once the site of […]
Yesterday, Sunday, I was setting out at 8:30 in the morning to go to my sister’s house. She has recently had a back injury and I was going to help her to get ready so that she, her husband, and I could go to visit family in Monterey. […]
Apparently, America likes its military so much that it wants to militarize the whole of society. Some are even recommending arming school teachers in order to enhance security. I’ve got my doubts about that, and if you think about the teachers you had in school, you’ll have your […]
I’m a short person and when people stand up in front of me, I usually can’t see very much. So, ten minutes before the end of the show when the entertainer on the stage told everyone to stand, I didn’t. To be honest, I stayed seated not only […]