Instructions for use!

The best way to organize yourself to make use of this blog is to pay attention to the “categories” and “tags” at the bottom of the home page. Like to make phone calls?  Click on the “phone calls” tag. Hate to make phone calls, but have good handwriting?  Click on the “postcards” tag. Want to … More Instructions for use!

Hiatus!

Well, friends and fans.  I’m taking a break!  Yep.  Although I am still committed to my personal resistance work, I’m not going to be blogging about it for a while.  Until January 1, 2018.  Or somewhere around then. I’ve got a few personal and professional projects that are occupying my mind and time. And I’m … More Hiatus!

Still showing up…

I’ve been distracted by the start of the school year, the photos of Hurricane Harvey devastation, and my new Instant Pot. But I woke up this weekend feeling pretty infuriated and fired up.  Again and still. I just can’t handle all of this drama and cruelty and callous racism.  I’m enraged, mesmerized, and exhausted by … More Still showing up…

Does it matter?

As you know, I like finding little bits of validation for the postcards we send.  Here’s an image that Congressman Adam Schiff posted to his Facebook page last week.  I like this guy.  He manages to be serene, articulate, and direct – all at the same time. Congressman Schiff:  “As you might imagine, I receive … More Does it matter?

Civility and conspiracy

I suppose the progressive wing has always had its share of crazies.  Maybe I’m just now noticing it more keenly.  Although I’ve always been skeptical of conspiracy theories.  (Disclosure:  I don’t believe the government is trying to poison us via toxic emissions from airplanes. I just don’t.) But the steady rise of increasingly oddball and … More Civility and conspiracy