Category Archives: Save the World

A MEMORIAL DAY MEMORY, WITH CATS

This Memorial Day, let’s remember not just those who have died for our country, but all who have served: living or dead; fighting or behind the scenes; human or… feline??? Since World War I and before, cats have been employed … Continue reading

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WHAT I’M WATCHING: ALLEGIANCE

  ALLEGIANCE  Music and lyrics by Jay Kuo and a book by Marc Acito, Kuo and Lorenzo Thione Musical Drama | TV Series (2016) Breaking from my usual television review, today I’m writing about a Broadway musical production, filmed for … Continue reading

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ONE DAY AT A TIME – IT’S NOT JUST FOR ALCOHOLICS ANY MORE

“JUST FOR TODAY I will try to live through this day only, and not tackle all my problems at once.  I can do something for twelve hours that would appall me if I felt that I had to keep it … Continue reading

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TODAY MAKING HISTORY, a political view

  I wrote the following musing a little while after the election. It is my opinion. If you don’t agree or don’t want to hear about it, don’t read it. I promise to have another cat blog up in a … Continue reading

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and a counter to “despair”: Hatred Cannot Be Our Answer… (reblogged)

If you read my poem, “despair”, written this terrible morning, you can guess at my tears, but James Radcliffe is correct when he says “despair is a luxury we cannot afford.” Read on; do good. Positive thoughts and acts are … Continue reading

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City-State: 101, reblogged from The Dystopian Nation of City-State

I am not usually vocally political, but that doesn’t mean I don’t have an opinion or notice what’s going on around me. The following blog post caught my attention. Here is something to think about: Reblogged from The Dystopian Nation of … Continue reading

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RANT

Warning: This blog is rated PG-13 for V, L, P (politics), SA (substance abuse). Next blog I’ll say something nice. Promise. It’s election year. Enough said, except this year is even stupider than usual. It was one thing when we … Continue reading

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DOG-FIGHTING OUR WAY INTO HEAVEN

  Michael Vick did us a favor. Us being the faction of society that believe harming an animal is as wrong as harming a person; that those capable of bringing hurt to animals are more likely to do the same … Continue reading

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LESSON FROM THE 107 YEAR OLD MAN

Today would have been  my father’s 107th birthday. He was German. He risked his life to leave Berlin and come to New York City during Hitler’s rise to power. When the U.S. entered World War II, he joined the American army … Continue reading

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MY OREGON: STATE OF CRAZIES

Once again, Oregon is in the news for crazy behavior. I’m not a rancher, a Paiute, a birder, a cop, or a zealot, but this thing has kept me awake at night. I want my wildlife refuge back. I am … Continue reading

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