Monthly Archives: January 2011

A Look into One’s Eyes

I do not think I would have survived in war. The timing of my birth was the thin shave that saved me from Vietnam. I feel fortunate for avoiding that war but I am in awe of survivors of that and other wars, who answered the call for whatever reason. All were affected. Even those […]

The World Knows How to Break Our Hearts

The world knows how to break our hearts. U.S. Representative Gabrielle Gifford is in critical condition because yesterday a gunman shot her in the head at almost point blank while she was meeting with constituents in front of a Safeway in Tucson, Arizona. The gunman also killed John M. Roll, 63, a federal district court […]

Them’s To Blame

In our attempt to live in this troubled world we are battered daily with accusations and finger pointing at groups of people unlike ourselves. We load blame on “them.” In 2010 the US saw an unload onto immigrants in Arizona and Muslims trying to construct a community center a few blocks from Ground Zero in […]