I wore black today. I knew the Electoral College would shuffle Trump into the White House, in spite of all the petitions, in spite of the popular vote, in spite of the fact that the man they advanced is a fascist, egomaniacal, narcissistic con man.
Reposted from AngelesRising.org A former neighbor posted something on a blog today that made my heart stop and my vision blur. They were simple words, yet reflecting a worst nightmare that many of us have been loathe to share, even though it haunts all our
For the past nine years it has been my burden and my joy to care for my elderly grandmother, Ms. Lois Rainwater. Last month her health took a serious turn for the worse, and she finally passed away in the wee hours of the night
I lost my dad to cancer in September 2004. He had been a career firefighter, beginning his career in his home town of Tucson, Arizona, then serving for nearly forty years with the Los Angeles City Fire Department. The following is the text of a