Pandemic Diary Entry # 85
“The line separating good and evil passes not through states, not between classes, nor between political parties either — but right through the human heart.” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
April 19, 2021
Immigration across the world has an image problem. Many argue that there are already too…
Pandemic Diary Entry # 84
April 12, 2021
The situation on our southern border, like most everything in life, is far more complicated than the headline-grabbing screeds being shouted across the country. However, is it really a crisis?
Border crossings have climbed high and then dropped off many times over…
Pandemic Diary Entry #83
April 5, 2021
The 2000 mile border between the US and Mexico is getting a considerable amount of attention. Central Americans, coming from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador are overwhelming the US Mexican border hoping for asylum. Among them are also immigrants, and refugees. …
Pandemic Diary Entry #82
March 29, 2021
I wrote a travel blog before COVID, I look forward to writing about adventures again.
The point is…I travel. What travel teaches you is that we are all alike. We may look different, we may speak different languages, but the over-riding themes of…
Pandemic Diary #82
March 22, 2021
One thing has become very obvious over this last year is the systemic racism of America. It has always been there, but if you asked most white Americans they would have said they knew not of which you spoke. That has changed.
Pandemic Diary Entry #79
March 1, 2021
The fight for a $15 minimum wage is once again in the news.
The first federally mandated hourly wage of 25 cents was set in 1938 by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, it has been raised 22 times by 12 different presidents. …