- Working on Wellness: Yoga Studio, Sworkit and Calm
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- America, Your Democracy Just Got Fired
- How Stupid Is This? Let Me Count the Ways
- Civil, Angry, Civilly Angry?
- Women’s March Successful
- Caught By Surprise
- I Pledge Intolerance to Bigotry
- America, I Just Want to Slap You!
- The Days After
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On July 14, a man ran his truck into crowds of people enjoying the Bastille Day fireworks in Nice, France, killing eighty-some and wounding so many others.
Bastille Day celebrates the birth of the French Republic, with its motto, Liberty, Equality and Fraternity. Fraternity means, among other things, communal support, friendship, brotherhood. Continue reading
The photo challenge this week is weight(less). Here’s mine, taken at the Austin Zoo a few years ago.
Every year, on the first Saturday in December, John Aeilli–host of the KUTX program Eclecticos–and a few other public radio people lead the Christmas caroling on the steps of the Texas Capitol and my family and I always join in. Yes, I know, no separation between church and state, but I pick and choose which principles I stand for as much as the next person. So sue me. Continue reading
Weekly photo challenge: Include all the colors of the rainbow in a post.
Shop window on South Congress Avenue in Austin, Texas.
An argument you hear often for not helping the homeless is that if you give them money, they just spend it on drugs or alcohol.
First of all, there are plenty of people homeless who aren’t drug addicts or alcoholics. It’s often hard to tell the difference. Continue reading