Archive for July 2016

Dear Bernie or Bust is time to move on

Hey, all you Bernie or Bust folks. I get it. I voted for Bernie. I describe myself as a bleeding heart liberal and will even go so far as to say that I am a socialist. I lived in the UK in the 1980s where you got free healthcare services and YOU NEVER SAW A... Read more »

Melania Trump's speech was a calculated blunder

I can say, without a doubt, that this presidential election will go down in history as the weirdest one, ever. I am not one for conspiracy theories, but as I have watched Donald J. Trump rise to power, I continue to cling to my original theory that Trump never wanted to be president…he ran as... Read more »

Medical marijuana helps Illinois 5 year old recover from in utero stroke

The posts I enjoy writing the most these days are those that chronicle cannabis success stories for children. Today’s post is about a 5 year old named Aria who has had unbelievable challenges in life since before birth. Her Mom, Lauren Ford, is my hero…and I say that as the Mother of a child with... Read more »

What do I say to my black, teenage son who wants to drive?

After I wrote this post, I decided to go back and find something positive that has come out of all this hatred; a Chicago based youth art project about gun violence. So here is a photo of it. You’re welcome. I woke up to yet another story of death and carnage; this time in Dallas... Read more »