Archive for April 2016

All Roads Lead to the End

Roads, solid things or mercurial, bumpy or flat they all lead to an end.   “Write about a time you followed the road less traveled and it made all the difference.” This was the challenge presented to our blog group at Chicago Now by our fearless leader, Jimmy Greenfield. You’ve got an hour to get... Read more »

A Dear Jane Letter, Jane Sanders that is.

A Dear Jane Letter, Jane Sanders that is.
Dear Jane Sanders, I am an avid supporter of your husband, Bernie. I attended the rally at Chicago State University in Chicago. I cheered so much I almost lost my voice. I had tears in my eyes because for once in oh so many years I could feel entirely proud of a candidate. I could... Read more »

Jill Stein as Bernie Sanders Option

Jill Stein as Bernie Sanders Option
Yesterday my sister in law in Georgia called me.  She’s a pretty busy lady heading into senior citizenship and recently enrolled in college to finish her degree. I’m really proud of this woman. Her phone call was about one of her Spanish assignments. My Spanish is pretty weak but it was a good excuse for... Read more »
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Cannabis for Catholics, Joints for Jews and Pot for Protestants

Recently I was having a discussion with a friend and colleague  who happens to share my opinion that cannabis should be legalized on all levels. I mentioned the effort in the U.S. territories. Her response during our conversation initiated some research on my part. She said that very religious states or in this case, territories... Read more »

RANT

Thanks to Bitstrips I can cartoon my frustration and hopefully allow others to blow off steam at the same time.   This strip is about my current frustration with the primaries in this country. Dylan Ratigan had a rant that inspired me. See below: Never in the history of American presidential primaries have the two... Read more »

THE MOTHERS OF THE BOWEL MOVEMENT or HRC STOOPS TO A NEW LOW

I can barely keep from retching after reading a story about the following black women Sabrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, Lucia McBath, mother of Jordan Davis, Maria Hamilton, mother of Dontre, Geneva Reed-Veal mother of Sandra Bland all being flown into Chicago by HRC to a quaint little restaurant where HRC could listen to these... Read more »
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Senior Citizens and Cannabis Use

Senior Citizens and Cannabis Use
Hopefully gone are the days of “reefer madness” myths. I say that with optimistic caution. Cannabis advocates are fighting to make it so but in some states like, Kansas parents are still losing custody of their children for smoking pot. I know. It’s insane. Thank the DARE school based program that trains kids to report... Read more »