Monthly Archives: July 2014


Two dragonflies are dancing On the other side of my dirty windshield While Cat Stevens sings to me About longer boats On this ordinary Tuesday morning. The traffic crawls As if mesmerized by the Orange glowing orb Defying the gravity … Continue reading

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Facebook, Neurochemistry, and the Value of Basic Human Kindness

I still remember verbal wounds that were inflicted when I was a child. These wounds hang on, yet the verbal kindnesses do not seem to hold. Why is that? Continue reading

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I remember the feeling of water The sound of rain I remember the smell of The coming storm I remember the cool wind The shivers and anticipation The quiet announcement That a force would soon arrive To tear down the … Continue reading

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Rodalena Rants: The Hobby Lobby Decision

Why must some of my favorite stores become political lightning rods? Continue reading

Posted in America, Birth Control, Culture, current events, Healthcare, Hobby Lobby, politics, Privacy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, SCOTUS, Women | Tagged , , , , , | 18 Comments