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stone cold crazy

My head is spinning this morning, how about yours?  Emotions of the entire spectrum seem to co-exist in my body at the same time.

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tell me what democracy looks like

This is what democracy looks like!  Tell me what democracy looks like.  This is what democracy looks like!”

The chant rang out in the street in call and response fashion as organizers asked the question, and the crowd responded.  The First Amendment at its best.  Taking to the streets to protest a government’s actions when those actions are counter to what the people feel is right, is a constitutional right.

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those adorable pink hats!

The sheer amount of pink hats that were hand-knitted (knitting being a traditionally woman’s craft) for the various Women’s Marches was astounding and, brilliant, really.  This kind man posed for me at the march in Portland.  He was one of many, many, many men who showed up to support the vision of the Women’s March and equality for all. Continue reading “those adorable pink hats!”

Incisive Signs at the Women’s March in Portland, Maine

Estimates I have seen of turnouts to the various marches around the globe reached 4.7 million people who showed up for the protest.  In Portland, it was a crowd of over ten thousand people.  Some estimates were as high as fifteen or twenty thousand as people moved along a mile-long stretch of Congress Street.  We were surrounded by a sea of incisive signs calling out policies, attitudes and behaviors that are anti-woman and anti-humanity . . . Continue reading “Incisive Signs at the Women’s March in Portland, Maine”

Signs of the Times

Yesterday was an unbelievable day in American History as millions of people across the United States and the World participated in the Women’s March.  I marched locally in the city of Portland, Maine with my daughters, my husband and friends. Continue reading “Signs of the Times”

abundant blessings

to you and yours on this day of thanks and gratitude.  Remembering friends and family near and far.  Celebrating the bounty of the earth and the precious gifts it yields.   Continue reading “abundant blessings”

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