Category Archives: Social Justice

So Now I’m a Publisher/Editor. Sort of.

I’ve been spending a lot of time over at Medium learning the ropes, and I have to say–it ain’t all pretty. Lots of learning curves; mainly, I suspect, because the powers-that-be at that behemoth website are still tweaking, still trying … Continue reading

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Guess What I’ve Been Doing? Writing. I’ve Been Writing

Sorry I’ve been among the missing here. Again! I’ve been writing at Medium.com almost exclusively since early March, trying to see if I can build a readership outside of my blogs. And I did. I also added publications willing to … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Horrifies Me

I write a political blog called Ramona’s Voices, where I often feel the need to rage on about the insanity of a man like Donald Trump getting even this close to the presidency.  I’ve tried to keep my opinions corralled … Continue reading

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Vandals, I Don’t Get You. Can We Talk?

Van·dal noun: vandal; plural noun: vandals 1. a person who deliberately destroys or damages public or private property. “the rear window of the car was smashed by vandals” synonyms: hoodlum, barbarian, thug, hooligan, delinquent, despoiler, desecrator, saboteur “vandals defaced the … Continue reading

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Should I Die At 75? Oh, Wait. Too Late.

On September 17, the very day–I mean, the exact day I turned 77, Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel’s essay, “Why I hope to Die at 75” appeared in The Atlantic magazine.   You could have knocked me over with a feather.  Really?  (We … Continue reading

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Farewell, Pete Seeger. Peace Be With You.

I woke up this morning to the sad news that Pete Seeger, America’s folk singer and man of peace, has died. He was 94 years old, so we should be grateful that we had him with us for so long.  … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving, Short and Maybe Not So Sweet

It’s here!  Today’s the day!  I don’t think I’ve ever seen as many blogs about Thanksgiving as I have this year. We’re sharing memorable recipes and lovely table settings; we’re telling stories about childhood Thanksgivings, about hilarious holiday mishaps, about … Continue reading

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