I read an article by Mary Jordan and Kevin Sullivan (Fear, Hope and Deportations,)in the Washington Post today that, I believe demonstrates to the readers how difficult it is, to expect Trump supporters to understand, the progressive voters perspective on, the issue of ‘undocumented immigrants.’ Most of the time, when I discuss this topic I … More Delusion, Self-Deception and Denial: Why Trumpericans will never admit the truth about undocumented immigrants.
The serious looking woman, wearing the traditional, toy-boat-style nurses hat, handed me a gown and pointed at the door across from her desk. Her ‘office’ is located in a hallway, on the second floor of the yellow-walled, dimly lit, Vietnamese hospital. The narrow passageway is crowded with gowned woman, fanning themselves, as the perpetual sheet … More Leaving My Shoes On: Trying to Teach English LEGALLY in Vietnam
We have been in Saigon for two-and-a-half months now. DaNang was hot, and we were bothered so, we up and left for new surroundings and less humidity, on 15 June. I am pretty sure this was not the best choice, but at the time it seemed so. Sometimes when you are traveling, these choices need … More At Least I’m Enjoying the Ride!
Its been a few years of love and loss since I shared my world and my wonder and my frustrations with you. I think when I left off, I was grieving deeply for my Mom who passed away in 2013. My husbands mom passed away in 2014. My dad spent months in the hospital with an … More It sure isn’t “the same as it ever was”
Winston Churchill referred to depression as “the Black Dog.” Why is a Black Dog so sad? A dog is a usually loyal to a fault. It won’t leave you. IT will protect you, right? A dog will stay with you forever; be your companion, your friend…your responsibility. What is BLACK? Dark, empty, bad luck, death? … More The Black Dog : Haunts me too…….
Great read…. Very informative really expands on role of the US in this ongoing conflict
After days and days of reading about the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict and educating myself about the needs of all of the parties involved, and communicating and challenging my own preconceived ideas I continue to return the same question: Why can’t these people all just live in Israel? Israel is a country that is located in a … More Its up to you Jewish and Arab ‘Palestinians,’ To Heal the World We Live In (MJ)