Category Archives: Social-Political Musings

ELECTIONS

What does a civilized election in a democracy look like? Canada just held national elections and start to finish the new government was in in 11 weeks. This is a country that has 18 registered political parties and about the same size country. … Continue reading

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New Congress / Senate

It is not about citizens, country or the children, it is about corporate profits. New names to the same old game. They are paying their debts to those who bought and paid for them. Big oil, international corporations, dirty air, … Continue reading

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STICKS AND STONES

STICKS AND STONES It is enough to make a mother proud! When I was a young child my mother told me: “Sticks and Stones will break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” So I have went through life and not … Continue reading

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Portland

A city that is vibrant,  growing, and full of life. Quality of life is high here. There is a lot of respect and kindness shown. Cars stop for pedestrians and give passing room for bicycles. The art scene is strong … Continue reading

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SANDI or Snohomish people

The wealth of a person who was Snohomish was measured in what they had give away. These people lived in harmony  with there environment for hundreds of years. We took there land and their lives and destroyed the salmon and … Continue reading

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HEART

To live is to exist. To live a life of meaning, of compassion is the work of  the heart. To be genuine and have love for others, one must first love self without condition. Negative escapes in drugs, illusions and … Continue reading

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Piano

How do you create community. Put a piano on the beach and let people play. That is what happened at Half Moon Bay. On the windy coast an old piano was played by many. In the evening many came to … Continue reading

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