Category Archives: Equality for All

The unforgettable Ludmilla Coven

The other day we were alerted that there were strangers approaching the house as the dog was barking up a real storm. Mary Kay went to the door and a we realized that a blast from the past was being … Continue reading

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Confinement, Prickly Pear Cactus, George Floyd, Protests, Riots, and Looting

It is day seventy-nine of Confinement. I am sitting on the patio as the maple seeds (helicopters) fall from the tree. I hear the falling water of my pond waterfall. I am sipping lukewarm coffee as I ponder the events … Continue reading

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Discrimination, coexisting and moving forward

Every so often the light bulb goes on and there is a bit more understanding of how insidious, hidden, and malignant discrimination and hatred of others actually is. I am finding that the more educated and higher up in terms … Continue reading

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The Lessons of History

We started out the day with a great movie, ‘If Beale Street Could Talk.’ We had decided the night before to see the movie early on Saturday and I thus purchased the tickets ahead of time. The movie is very … Continue reading

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Equality, Education, and Healthcare for all is the answer

Years ago, in a high school history class, Mr. Grodhaus told us of a tradition in the United States, that of undervaluing education. For the life of me, I cannot recall the roots of that but it had something to … Continue reading

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