Happy Fourth of July!

I pray and affirm that the people of our country are compassionate and kind. We believe in fairness, democracy, and freedom for all. We are willing to work hard to create a community where all are welcome, safe, financially secure, and valued for their unique gifts and perspectives. I celebrate my home today, and look … Continue reading Happy Fourth of July!

Happy Birthday, USA

This is a re-run from the early days of this blog, but still topical and seasonal. ¬†Enjoy! I pledge allegiance to this sand and gravel road that runs between the river and my house, clumps of California poppies rangy stalks of fragrant fennel burgeoning¬†fig trees that grow wild on the river bank.   I pledge … Continue reading Happy Birthday, USA