Posts made in November, 2016

My Wobbly Bicycle, 125

Posted by on Nov 20, 2016 in Archive | 12 comments

My Wobbly Bicycle, 125

This election has caused me to look closely into areas I’ve shut down with my own particular brand of liberal cliché. Lately I’ve felt less like asserting some “truth.” I’m still absorbing this cataclysmic political shift. I’m trying to see what the truth might be. I won’t ever know, of course. Causes and conditions are infinite. But it seems that even the New York Times is looking at their coverage to see when and where they may have failed to see with clear eyes. Again, they’ll never get it “right,” but even the intention to see without prejudice is good enough to...

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My Wobbly Bicycle, 124

Posted by on Nov 11, 2016 in Archive | 20 comments

My Wobbly Bicycle, 124

What to do now? Besides our monthly donation to Planned Parenthood, we’ve added a monthly donation to Planned Parenthood Action Fund. We are doubling our monthly donation to Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). We’re joining People for the American Way. What else? What else?   I feel very much the way I felt when I found out I had cancer. Really. Going about my day, putting dishes in the dishwasher, folding clothes, answering email, and like a shock wave over my body, the renewed realization. Nothing, nothing, would ever be the same. Something I couldn’t see or hear or...

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