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24 Hours of Reality: Be The Voice of Reality

24 Hours of Reality: Be The Voice of Reality

HELP CREATE THE WORLD’S LARGEST SOCIAL BROADCAST ON THE CLIMATE CRISIS  Founded and chaired by Nobel Laureate and former US Vice President Al Gore, The Climate Reality Project is dedicated to catalyzing a global solution to the climate crisis by making urgent action a necessity across every level of society. With glaciers melting, seas rising, and 14 of […]

Fresh! ‘Cape Breton Guitar’ by ‘Maxim and Gervais Cormier

Fresh! ‘Cape Breton Guitar’ by ‘Maxim and Gervais Cormier

Would it be interesting to be part of the musical family? As a kid I was fascinated by The Sound of Music and how the Von Trapp family sang their way out of Nazi Austria. Growing up I got hold of bands performed by family members and also got into jams with family bands and […]

By November 14, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Rural Petaluma Neighbors Challenge Cannabis Industrialization

Rural Petaluma Neighbors Challenge Cannabis Industrialization

Sonoma County, California “No Pot on Purvine” read a catchy flyer appearing in a rural Petaluma neighborhood in Northern California, announcing an Oct. 8 meeting. It almost got cancelled, because of the rampant wildfires, so some people did not make it. However, 30 concerned citizens attended. “We live in rural West Petaluma, and are spearheading […]

Cannabis Cultivating Re-Visited

Cannabis Cultivating Re-Visited

  Sonoma County, California Readers of this reporter’s August local and national articles on unpermitted cannabis growing expressed both appreciations and appropriate criticisms. Their feedback has made me aware of how complicated this issue is. I am a patient at Peace in Medicine, a dispensary here in Sebastopol, California, and appreciate its CBD cannabis. It […]

By September 25, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Running out of Food and Water, They Need Our Help: USVI, BVI #HurricaneIrma

Running out of Food and Water, They Need Our Help: USVI, BVI #HurricaneIrma

USVI and BVI mean so much to my husband and me. That’s our Happy Place. From Atlanta, we can be there in three hours. The devastation of the Southeast by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have been savage, but what has happened to our friends and fam in the islands is close to annilation. The visitors […]

By September 14, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Already Covered

Already Covered

I was on my way to buy some tobacco when I saw the two women walking towards me. If I hadn’t been looking at their faces I would have noticed they were both wearing exactly the same clothes, and it was only when they stopped and one of them said in an Irish accent, “Good […]

The Point of A Gun

The Point of A Gun

In this just released new terrorist thriller, America is experiencing a dramatic increase in terrorist attacks—by jihadists, white supremacists, and Mexican cartels. In the face of these failures by the U.S. Government intelligence and law enforcement bureaucracies, a group of ad hoc vigilantes has exploded onto the scene. And, surprisingly, this shadowy and deadly vigilante […]

Unknown Shores

Unknown Shores

We don’t need to go down every cliff. There are some cliffs too steep to scale. I’ve been down some of those sad slopes, With and without the necessary ropes. It doesn’t matter what we think we know. We are not in seminary school for popes. Nor do we need to catch every drift. There […]

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