#OctPoWriMo: Oct 29-31

#OctPoWriMo: Oct 29-31

You tell me that where you’re from   a pitcher full of this on a porch   was all anyone needed.  It was a link to the past,   a connection to the future,   and it quenched   wandering mid-day thoughts. 

More Than Just A Repeat of the Past

More Than Just A Repeat of the Past

  I watched as peaceful protests marched down the street. They held signs encouraging equality and protection of America’s most basic civil rights.   “It feels as though time is repeating itself,” I said watching faces of all shapes and colors float by. The sun, at that point, had already set leaving those marching passed [...]

Today We Remember 9/11

Eleven years ago our nation was changed forever. And as the country watched their television screens in utter shock, we stood in fear for our loved ones and when we found out that it all was intentional, we wondered why anyone would commit such an act. After the attacks on 9-11 our country has come together [...]

Religion In Politics: Why Is This Even A Thing?

"I am not the Catholic candidate for President. I am the Democratic Party candidate for President who also happens to be a Catholic. I do not speak for my Church on public matters – and the Church does not speak for me…No one asked me my religion [serving the Navy] in the South Pacific." President [...]

Where the F#ck is my 23 Cents? A Question About Equality.

There I was sitting with a cup of coffee in hand and skimming through various online news articles when I stumbled onto something that caught my eye and made the coffee in my cup boil from the heat emanating from my hands. “Women Retail Workers Make Less, Get Fewer Benefits Than Men, Study Finds.” It [...]