Black and Blue – A View from the Bridge

I spent a couple of hours today watching the documentary, The Bridge, after a friend suggested I see it.  Although it is well done and captivating in a voyeuristic I-can’t-believe-I’m-watching-this sort of way, I felt sick after I saw it.  The bridge in question is the Golden Gate Bridge; the subject of the documentary is … More Black and Blue – A View from the Bridge

Women: Get Out to Vote!

Between 1776 when the Declaration of Independence declared that “all men [were] created equal” here in the United States until the ratification of the 19th amendment (a woman’s right to vote) in 1920, women were seen as second class citizens.  They were, literally, the property of their husbands and fathers.  Most women today probably cannot … More Women: Get Out to Vote!

Running Toward the Roar

Our deepest fears are like dragons guarding our deepest treasure – Rainer Maria Rilke Heading Into the Darkness October is the month where we start our descent into darkness each year.  For some of us, the darkness and mystery may seem frightening.  The shadows may contain wildness, ghosts, even nightmares.  What will we find as … More Running Toward the Roar