I am so excited to share with you this update on bullying & violence prevention efforts made by my friend Valerie Hughes! Valerie has worked tirelessly for the last few years to establish a Not In Our Town (NIOT) chapter here in Oak Ridge. I am happy to report that her efforts are paying off … Continue reading Oak Ridge in the National Spotlight!
The line between acceptable and unacceptable behavior in our society has been seriously blurred. Never in my lifetime has this truth been more evident than it is today.I’ll never forget hearing the news about Princess Di. Even though I wasn’t really a fan of hers, I was shocked and saddened by her untimely death. Perhaps … Continue reading Dust in the Wind, Baby. Dust in the Wind.
Earth Hour is Stupid
Election season is somewhat of a roller coaster ride for me. I spend a good amount of time researching issues and candidates and debating/discussing them with others. It can be exhausting if I let it. But when the day finally arrives, it all feels so worthwhile. It has nothing to do, really, with my expectations … Continue reading It Happens Every Time
In spite of the fact that the overwhelming majority of Americans (some estimates are at over 90%) are against a financial bail out, it appears that most of our elected officials are determined to pass such a plan anyway as if to say, “I know better than you.” Funny, but WE elected them. Their arrogance … Continue reading Just Say No – Video Link Updated
Call me cruel, but I’ve long thought that PETA were a bunch of idiots. Any and all doubt has been removed with their recent request of Ben & Jerry’s to replace cow’s milk with human milk in their products."The fact that human adults consume huge quantities of dairy products made from milk that was meant … Continue reading People Who Need to Go Far, Far Away