Mother and I visited theTacoma Art Museum today. We went primarily to visit the lovely quilts by the ladies of the Gee’s Bend Quilters Collective. We got lucky and were able to speak with Loretta Bennett, one of the quilters. She is only a few years older than I am, and her quilts (she is […]
Among the social justice issues I track are housing, education, healthcare, diversity and fair labor practices. Garment workers around the world tend to be poorly treated, badly paid and work in unsafe conditions (not all, just in general). They do this so those of us who have time to sit and blog can wear comfy, […]
I only just discovered this particular editorialist, but so far he has me thinking. Reuben Navarette, Jr. is smart, well-educated, and in touch with some of the issues that face real people — as opposed to politicians… Check it out!
I wrote this note to people on an email list today. As a quick update, I have managed to knit on the scarves for at least an hour each of the last two days and hope to knit some more today. Original Post Title: It’s Cold. Where will you sleep tonight? It has been very […]
Poverty is a topic that we avoid, at least in my family of origin. We live comfortable lives, with plenty to eat and a roof over our heads. We have a little bit extra so we can have computer access, or cable TV, or a collection of something or another. Granted, so often those of […]