Veterans Day, 2018

It's Veterans Day. It's a day when some of us recognize those who sacrificed part or their entire lives to service. Some were drafted (or in my case, nearly so), some enlisted gleefully, some reluctantly, some were raised to serve by military families. Too many were forced into service by harsh economic circumstances--too poor or … Continue reading Veterans Day, 2018

The End of Tolerance

I was following a thread on Facebook where people were offended by the word "fuck" on a t-shirt. It basically said, "Fuck Trump and the people who voted for him" and went on to condemn those who still support him, after everything we've seen him do and say.  My feeling on the word is that … Continue reading The End of Tolerance

Seattle’s Homeless—Another Solution

Seattle, like many cities large and small all over the country, is facing a homeless crisis. The homeless have been studied, vilified, embraced, patronized, and pushed from one encampment to another as we struggle with a real solution to the problem.  As I see it, (and I'm no expert), there are many reasons people resort … Continue reading Seattle’s Homeless—Another Solution