Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Show Me

"People always say the universe is testing them, well I'm always testing the universe.  When I need to, I say, 'Show me.  Show me your miracles.  Show me how wonderful and magical I know you can be.  Show me what I need to know to pass this lesson.'  And it never fails."

-Marym Hasnaa

Sunday, June 19, 2022

Liberty, and Justice for All

"Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe."

-Frederick Douglass

24th anniversary of Emancipation, speech delivered in Washington, D.C. (1886)

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

W. A. I. T.

Why Am I Talking???

It's no secret around here that last year did not go according to plan.  

Like, any plan what-so-ever.  

"Will she ever shut up about it?" You may be asking ... And the answer is, I did ... Throughout most of last year ... As it was happening— thanks in large part to a terrible internet connection.  It must've been because everyone was reworking everything to get kids back into some kind of distance learning of one kind or another, or maybe my account was just being throttled because I refuse to upgrade to the more expensive package, but whatever the reason, I spent the majority of last year being more offline than on.  It's amazing how quickly we've adapted to rely on all of this technology, especially all of us kids who grew up almost totally analog.  I've become so accustomed to, what I call, my Judy Jetson life I'd always dreamed of as a child ... Just the sheer access to everything: People, resources, things at the push of a button, it's wild!  To have it all stripped away in an instant forces a person to confront their own purpose, and really, their mere existence.