That is the truth. I’d like to pretend that I know what is occurring in the world around me, but I really don’t. Recently I got into an argument with a close friend about how oblivious I appear to be with regard to what is going on in the world around me. In her opinion, I should be more concerned about current politics. … [Read more]
Archives for November 2011
In researching my family history recently I discovered a few amazing facts. My maternal grandmother, Bridie Barry Sullivan, grew up on a remote isle off the cost of southern County Kerry, Ireland. Every day she and her family would catch fresh fish and would take a small boat into the shores of Chirseveen, Ireland for school times.… [Read more]
For today’s Say It In Song post, we thought we’d ask a question: Don’t the American people deserve to have political parties that represent a broad set of interests rather than just those of a tiny (but obnoxiously loud) band of hate mongers who pretend to care about the debt but said nothing the entire 8 years George Dubbya was in office constituents? … [Read more]
Tracy Chapman said/sang it best:
“Poor people gonna rise up, and get their share…
Poor people gonna rise up, and take what’s theirs.”
I can’t think of a song that is more appropriate to express the frustration felt by the 99%!
Talking ‘Bout A Revolution, single from the album called Tracy Chapman, released in 1988.… [Read more]
Something unique about growing up on Chicago’s south side was all the amazing people I met. From teachers to friends and family, I learned valuable lessons of trust, camaraderie and fairness.
The lessons that I learned then resonate now. What’s strange to me today when I look back is how if I met half these role models today on the street or in social circumstances that we’d have very little in common. … [Read more]