Busy With Purpose

"There's a moment where you have to choose whether to be silent or stand up" - Malala Yousafzai I have spent the last 4 months running from pillar to post with little direction, teetering on the edge of frustration continually, constantly researching the continual flow of misinformation (in so many areas) while, in reality, accomplishing … Continue reading Busy With Purpose

No Bulb in the Socket

"Life is to short to drag a trunk of suppressed negative feelings around, dump that crap and travel life's road with an overnight bag.  The trip is much more enjoyable when not weight down with old baggage." - Terry Wiens (2018) CONFESSION - ALERT, if course language and angry outbursts affect your sensitivities you should … Continue reading No Bulb in the Socket

The Road Forward, The Path Behind

"One can talk good and shower down roses, but it's the receiver who has to walk through the thorns, and all its false expectations" - Anthony Liccione  I just read an article by a Chris Lenart describing the involvement of fathers in the lives of their disabled child.  I don't know Chris personally and there is … Continue reading The Road Forward, The Path Behind

Redefining Social Justice – Part 2, Knowing Your Place is Not Knowing your Role

"Never fry bacon wearing a tank top on while sitting in a wheelchair" - Ancient Chinese Proverb I have always considered myself a political "centrist".  There isn't a political party that hasn't presented a few platform I agree with and others I don't.  But that is alright, that is what makes me a centrist and … Continue reading Redefining Social Justice – Part 2, Knowing Your Place is Not Knowing your Role

Redefining Social Justice – Part 1 Convergence

"When you are fighting for social justice, one of my biggest pet peeves is speaking out of ignorance" - Eva Longoria  I have spend a life-time as an activist and an advocate for social justice.  In that time I have also worked, maintained a career, raised a family and accomplished all of this with a … Continue reading Redefining Social Justice – Part 1 Convergence