Images of Women

            Occasionally I go to the gym. Most recently I was on the treadmill in one of those gyms with a bank of television screens in front. We don’t have a television in our home.  We do watch movies on a screen but there has been no commercial television in […]

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Waiting for a Ride

Thoughts on Offering Rides I live in the car capital of America. The result is there is almost no public transportation.  There are no subways or trains. Busses, where they run, are late and far apart.  To get from my house to my office takes 20 minutes by car on a bad day.  It would […]

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Meditations on Snapping Beans

Saturday I went to the Market. Yellow and green beans are in and beautiful. The recipe called for canned beans and Jiff peanut butter.   When I googled green beans and rice vegan this recipe appeared:      Shortcut Asian Green Beans Author: Mrs. Herb    Ingredients •  1 can of green beans, mostly drained (leave […]

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Injustice Everywhere.

  Trayvon Martin.  Trayvon Martin Trayvon Martin.  Sadness.  Disappointment. Anger. I believe if it had been my son, a white kid, walking through that neighborhood Mr. Zimmerman never would have called the police, never would have gotten out of his car.  The judge banned discussion of skin color or “race.”  I understand at a trial there can only […]

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