The Long Walk Home

I was camping last friday night in the North Cascades of Washington.  Enjoying the campfire, a cold beverage, and some music.  Bruce Springsteen’s “Long Walk Home” came on.  It was written in 2007 about the Iraq war, and how hard it was going to be to ever get out of that mess.  It seemed to […]

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The Dedication of “Ladybird Johnson Grove” and the Longing for the Dignity We Miss

50 years ago today, in the amazing Redwoods of Northern California, something that today would seem impossible happened.  It will make you long for the leaders of days past, and their ability to put away party differences to deal with the issues which confront us all.  At the same time, treating each other with with […]

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