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Donald Trump is our new President-elect. For about half of you there is validation — for the other half, there has been shock, disillusionment, anger, and most of all fear. Democrat without a home As a lifelong Democrat and liberal but one that felt discarded by my own party (I […]

Election 2016: Trump Wins –The Aftermath


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I have been involved in politics since junior high school, when I made my own campaign posters for the Democrats inspired by the fact that a woman, Geraldine Ferraro, was on the democratic ticket as the nominee for VP. My parents, former hippies, were about to do the unthinkable and […]

Election 2016 Results: Yes, I Voted


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Lots of tough stuff has been happening in our world lately, from the tragic nightclub shooting in Orlando, and the graphic, heartbreaking videos of the shootings of two black men by police within 48 hours of each other, to a dozen police officers being ruthlessly gunned down in Dallas, and 84 people in […]

How to Stay Sane When the World’s a Mess