Category Archives: History

James Randi 10_21_20

Another of my heroes has passed on.

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O. M. G. (part wtf!)

During this latest crisis, I think we need to remember to be better persons, not take pleasure in other’s misfortunes and hope for a full and speedy recov… awww… who am I kidding. While there is a little voice in … Continue reading

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O. M. G.

So how are we all feeling this morning. Fresh and dewy eyed with abundant optimism? Or exhausted from a heaping pile of PTSD after an evening of abuse? Trump’s debate tactic was supposed to be a strategy of “coming out … Continue reading

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RBG 9_18_20

Anytime we lose a pillar of strength and an unwavering measure of what is right… we lose a giant hole in the fabric of who we are. These people have left far more than a memory or a page in … Continue reading

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Medio Fire 8_20

A fire; likely caused by lightning and dry conditions, has ignited just North of Santa Fe up along the Rio en Medio, a beautiful steam that flows out of the Sangres and through Tesuque on its way to the Rio … Continue reading

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John Lewis 7_17_20

He was assaulted, jailed and severely beaten for his advocacy as a Freedom Rider… but he never gave up the fight. Ever. Godspeed and Good Trouble.

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Happy Juneteenth!

A good read on the history of Juneteenth at https://talkingpointsmemo.com/cafe/hidden-history-of-juneteenth The New York Times has an in-depth look at https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/06/18/style/juneteenth-celebration.html . More information from the National Museum of African American History and Culture . This day should be celebrated as … Continue reading

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A Funeral.

Assume for a terrible moment… that you’ve lost a loved one. And at the funeral, I come to you and say, “I’m sorry for your loss but, everyone dies eventually.” Or, “All deaths matter.” Would that be helpful to you? … Continue reading

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Sunset 6_2_20

This fiery sunset reminded me of the the 2 huge New Mexico fires… the Cerro Grande in 2000 and the Las Conchas eleven years later. Both happened around this time and in the area in the distant Jemez Mt.s where … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Photos of Dad during WWII.

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