The Seattle Times Op-Ed authored by Wendy Barrington in the April 12 print edition is a pitch perfect exposition of what some might call Woke, i.e. a focus on systemic injustices and current racial disparities. I appreciate her clarity. Barrington … Continue reading
Summer Solstice, Winter Solstice, and Analemmas
Here’s a word for you: Analemma I just learned the word today, but I’ve been fascinated by them for years. About 20 years ago, we bought a globe on a stand for our living room. I began checking it whenever … Continue reading
Are There Tulips In Ukraine?
The Joys of Spring Unless you have some sort of greenhouse, it’s hard to start plants from seed. I tried it when we lived in the country, but seeds are tricky. Things can go awry. And, as I learned the … Continue reading
I see three ways for this war to end. One, Ukraine will exhaust its forces and supply of weapons, but will not defeat Putin. At that point, it will concede the loss of some or all of its territory. Two, … Continue reading
Ukraine Disrupts My Brain
Can you read books when war is breaking out? I’ve tried this week, but I just can’t. It was even hard to read lengthy articles about Ukraine that I want to read. I watched Biden’s Thursday press conference, and felt … Continue reading