The thoughts of a writer.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Do you know where your dongle is?

"I'm afraid your dongle is missing."

"Is that bad?"

"Yes. Yes it is. Your device will no longer work. You should always keep track of your dongle!"

"So my dongle is important then?"

"Yes. It certainly is. A man should always know where his dongle is at all times. I check my dongle each day to be sure it is functioning properly."


"It is only responsible to know about your dongle and about how to keep it safe."

"OK. Thank you."

"You're welcome. And remember, make sure to keep track of your dongle at all times."

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Dr. Seuss Flower

If God ever asked Dr. Seuss to design a flower, it would have been the Bull Thistle. With it's large size, thorns, fluffy purple head and parachute seeds, it surely fills the bill.

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Monday, June 26, 2017

Keep Jiena in Your Prayers

My niece Jiena has a busy week in preparation for her bone marrow transplant. Please keep her in your prayers.

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

In case you wondered who is being killed by police in the U.S.A., this is a pretty good resource.


Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Which Lives Matter?

I can't help but notice that when a child gets caught in gang crossfire, there is no protest. When an African-American is shot by another African-American, there is no protest. But when a black life is taken by a police officer, people are lying down on the freeway. If I take a step back and look at that picture, it seems that a lot of emphasis is being put on a little symptom of a much larger societal problem. But, that's just my opinion and if I disagree with the protest I might be called a racist. Still, regardless of what "color" the child is (Note* my biracial child says that we are all brown), it breaks my heart when one gets injured or killed. And it hurts my faith in humanity when no one stops (traffic) to cry with me.


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What Would You Think If This Job Was Posted?

Job Title:Caucasian American Community Specialist
Salary:$25.85 - $36.17 Hourly
$53,763.00 - $75,237.00 Annually
Job Type:Full-time
Department:Neighborhood and Community Relations
Location:Minneapolis, Minnesota
Closing Date/Time:  Tue. 07/11/17 11:59 PM Central Time
Posting Type:Open to the public

Three years of experience working with Caucasian American communities in an urban setting, including one (1) year of experience with policy or program development, project management or equivalent and one (1) year of experience working with community engagement work in represented communities for a local government.

Bachelor's degree in Caucasian American Studies, Communications, Public Relations, Urban Studies, Public Administration or an equivalent. 

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Monday, June 19, 2017

If Black Lives Matter...

Do something to stop the violence. Go protest for a baby who was shot in the head.

Children's Lives Matter.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Jeronimo Yanez found Not Guilty