Last week, a couple of friends asked me how I manage to remain fairly objective with my observations of current events and I have been thinking about it ever since. … Continue reading Taking Steps Toward Objectivity
(This is an expanded version of a Facebook status I posted earlier today because I keep thinking of things I should have said, and I felt it was worthy of … Continue reading Assumptions and Where I Actually Stand
My birthday always coincides with the time most people spend reflecting on the previous year, so I get away with only reflecting once. 😉 This year has been one of … Continue reading This is Thirty-Eight
In September, I was told it was “improbable but not impossible” to see SB983 progress because of our many delays (and a global pandemic). I took that as a challenge. … Continue reading Signed by Governor Wolf
Even just two weeks ago I was seriously questioning the outcome of SB983. I felt so uncertain after it seemingly became a partisan issue in the Human Services committee, and … Continue reading SB983 – PASSED UNANIMOUSLY!
We’ve all been in a situation where a friend or family member was hurting and we didn’t know what to do. Or, we’ve been the one hurting and our loved … Continue reading Book Review: “I Wish I Could Take Away Your Pain” by Brenda Seefeldt Amodea
And, if we move forward wisely, if we choose to learn and grow rather than continue to fight and divide, this could very well be the best thing to happen in our lifetime. This pandemic-filled, tension-ridden, politically crazy year very well may lead to a more beautiful, loving country than we have seen before.
The choice we make on how to move forward after the election is equally important to the choice we make on the ballot.
“There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leaden and concerting measures in opposition to each … Continue reading Partisanship is Blinding
I was not adequately prepared for the level of stress and frustration that accompanied today’s proceedings. We knew that the Department of Health had been “shopping around” their amendments and … Continue reading SB983 – Out of House Human Services Committee