Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Filing under Standing on the shoulders of giants:   64 is an interesting age. Paul McCartney even imagined it in song once a long time ago. For whatever reasons, I’m lucky enough to know some pretty amazing people in their 90s:   *Mo Ostin, who built Warner Bros records, and changed a lot of lives, … Continue reading Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

New Years Blessings, 01/01/21

New Year’s blessings, January 1, 2021 As we all tend to do this time of year, today I'm taking stock of the past 12 months and the prospects of a safer, healthier, saner, overall better 2021! One thing I read in my first year Humanities class at Davidson was Voltaire and the only lesson that’s … Continue reading New Years Blessings, 01/01/21

Georgia is turning blue, Yes, but there’s still work to do

I just came across this post from 4.5 months ago. And as hoped for, our great state of Georgia has come through, so far (the only Blue state from Virginia straights down and across to New Mexico!). But we all still have work to do-- it's only about 5 weeks till the January 5th runoffs … Continue reading Georgia is turning blue, Yes, but there’s still work to do

Postcard from small-town Georgia– this world will pull through, but it’s straining right now

Over the last several days I have been lucky to be a tiny part of democracy, serving as a recount monitor for Georgia Democrats in north and middle Georgia. The first day was a bit of washout in Madison County just north of Athens because it turns out the elections office was closed on Sunday … Continue reading Postcard from small-town Georgia– this world will pull through, but it’s straining right now

Georgia Senate runoffs: what can I do and how can I help?

This is a note for various people wondering about the upcoming runoff elections for US Senator from Georgia who are writing and calling and asking from all over: "what can I do/how can help?”  Well there are many possibilities beyond the usual “send money” to the campaigns (Raphael Warnock (https://warnockforgeorgia.com) and Jon Ossoff (https://electjon.com) and … Continue reading Georgia Senate runoffs: what can I do and how can I help?