Category Archives: Trailmix

That Vision Thing

In 1969 when she was 22, Hillary Rodham made a Commencement Speech for her graduation class at Wellesley College. Making allowances for grammatical construction, here are the major points she made:  Empathy doesn’t do anything. We’ve had lots of empathy … Continue reading

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Tis The Season

My own version of an Advent Calendar. Feel free to contribute a favorite video each day amid all the political upheaval and miscellaneous world conflagrations.

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Walrus & Carpenter Time

“The time has come,” the Walrus said, “To talk of many things: Of shoes–and ships–and sealing-wax– Of cabbages–and kings– And why the sea is boiling hot– And whether pigs have wings.” Pick a subject any subject and have at it. … Continue reading

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Dona Nobis Pacem

Tomorrow will be the tenth year for the annual BlogBlast4Peace. Bloggers from more than 200 countries representing every continent on the globe (yes we have an Antarctica blogger) will be uttering one sentence: Dona Nobis Pacem (Grant Us Peace). If … Continue reading

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Pass The Popcorn

The first in the nation Primaries and Caucuses are set for February 2016 so things are going to get steadily noisier over the next 90 days during which Vice President Joe Biden may or may not enter the race. In … Continue reading

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