Monthly Archives: November 2016

trump’s style

I am very tired of commenting on trump but some things must be said. The three primary characteristics in trump’s leadership style are manipulation, intimidation, deceit. If you want a fourth, I suppose hypocrisy would have to be listed next. … Continue reading

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Castro — Did We Learn Anything?

Cuba gained its independence from Spain in 1902 and then experienced decades of turmoil as various factions fought to fill the power vacuum that was left. It was not until after WW II that a degree of stability was established … Continue reading

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I Give Thanks. . .Again

Yesterday my thanksgiving was centered on the center: the love and grace of God. This morning, before we head off to our big family feast, I want to express my thanks for the smallest signs of that grace. I thank … Continue reading

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I Give Thanks

For twenty years I lived with the idea that I was supposed to be my own boss, to be, in effect, my own god. It was not working well. I gave my heart to someone who did not return the … Continue reading

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trump Off to a Bad Start

Can there be anyone in the country who believes that trump is off to a good start? He has already proven he is still petty, vindictive, self-righteous, and damaging to our foreign relations as well as the our nation.  His … Continue reading

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trump: Others Should Apologize

So here’s the situation: We have a President-elect who is rude to the point of being crude, who bullies and intimidates and cheats and lies on a regular basis. He never apologizes to anyone, not even to God. Last night … Continue reading

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An Embarrassing America

I don’t want anything I write in the days, weeks, and months ahead to obscure the fact that I am horrified at what America has done. Electing a mentally unstable, incredibly ignorant, bald-faced liar to be Con Man in Chief … Continue reading

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