Freedom of Speech and Expression

This is a post I’m sharing from Laurette Long’s blog – Five Years On: November 13, 2015. It deserves repeating and sharing. I love Laurette’s posts because you always feel her passion whether you agree or not with the subject matter. She puts so much thought and facts into each post she shares. I’m so blessed to have met Laurette […]

We Are United

We are unitedin body and soul, tendrils of ligaments,impenetrable bones,and swollen hearts. Faith’s depths within,faith without, no matternow, there’s a cry for help. Flowering vessels,some weakened fromprevious ills, orold ripened woes. Kindness stretches towardfriends, strangers, and foes. It’s not a #memovementunless unpreparedfor your resting place. A little discomfortis better than dead. Stop demanding freedomwhen robbing another. A mask upon our […]

Banned Books Week

From September 23 to 29, it’s Banned Books Week, which raises public awareness of challenged and banned books—in support of freedom to seek and express ideas. Challenges to books are mainly in schools, bookstores, and libraries. I actually forgot about this week, until a blogger, Jeri Walker, posted about it on her blog. U.S. Book Banning History During the 1600s, […]

Cannabliss!

Let’s talk cannabis, weed, pot, hemp, wacky tobaccy … whatever you call it. Everyone has an opinion about using and legalizing cannabis, but not everyone has taken the time to learn a little bit about it. Over the holidays, I had a discussion with a friend, who was against everything cannabis. She said her and her family drink socially and […]