Summer is Y Comen In! Merry Solstice!

June 20, 2017

Dance with Joy at the Turning of the Season!

Later,

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Read This, in The Atlantic, and Pay Heed

June 18, 2017

Poverty is not about your character or how hard you’re willing to work. And getting out of it isn’t, either.

It takes years.

I had the briefest brush with poverty in the early 80s, after I lost my job in the Reagan Recession. I wasn’t trapped in generational poverty, just broke for a couple of long, cold years. But even that brief brush took nearly a decade to recover from.

Later,


June 16, 1967 – The Summer of Love Kicks Off in Monterey

June 17, 2017

Make time sometime to see the movie: http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=monterey+pop+movie&view=detail&mid=EA2EF82ED2B29F452A5CEA2EF82ED2B29F452A5C&FORM=VIRE0&mmscn=tpvh&ru=%2fsearch%3fq%3dmonterey%2bpop%2bmovie%26form%3dAPMCS1

Later,


June 12th, 1963

June 12, 2017

Medgar Evers is murdered in his driveway, shot in the back by a cowardly racist assassin. We must never, ever forget the sacrifices that were made, and the racist violence that still exists.

Later,