Just some songs for the holiday....
The All-Nations Native American Veterans Memorial in Jefferson, Oregon
[This is an edited and updated reprise of an essay first written for Memorial Day in 2010.]
In the midst of 24/7 exposure on social media to the horrific mess that is admitted child molester Josh Duggar and his felony coverup parents, I read a variety of tweets under the hashtag #...
I am going to give in to Denise Oliver Velez's request to turn a comment into a diary. The aversion to length (TL;DR) is a peculiar modern affliction, but I will make it easier for people who ...
Years ago, when my career depended on my being so much better at what I did than were the men I worked with, and my willingness to work twice as hard for 60.2 percent ...
If there was ever an unlikely candidate to think of herself as an ‘African American’, it would be me: a white girl of Scottish, Irish and German descent from Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
I was ...
A look at the big story coming out of the Emerald Isle ... and one not so well-known (yet still historic, as well), after the jump .....
Faced with the prospect of a ...
"The time has come," the Walrus said,
"To talk of many things:
Of shoes--and ships--and sealing-wax--
Of cabbages--and kings--
-Lewis Carrol, The Walrus and The Carpenter
The time has come to talk ...