World issues Category

It’s Jai time

Sometimes it is just too late. That is what the President said earlier this week, quoting Dr. Martin Luther King at a press conference on the UN climate summit.  You can wait too long for something and miss your chance.  So, one has to be informed and ready to act. As I have mentioned previously, we missed the […]

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The Jai road

Last month, we took a trip to one of our favorite nearby hidden treasures. Called Ojai (oh-high) by the Chumash, its original inhabitants for hundreds of pre-Columbian years, this is a resort town tucked away in the mountains above Ventura, just miles from the Central California Coast.  These pictures are from a recent trip we […]

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Reign of error

Watch out.  I am going to opine here. It seems appropriate for Friday the 13th in November.  If this sort of thing makes the hairs on your eyebrows crackle, just tell me what you think of my autumn Valencia pictures. I will not be offended 😀 I don’t want to be negative or simplistic but we […]

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As the world churns

Am I to take any message from the way 2015 has begun? I sure hope not.  After a tumultuous Christmas that left me in a quandary as to why the holidays simply cannot go smoothly, when they are my favorite time of year in every way, the first week of the new year has only deepened […]

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The last straw-woman

[Three second warning, this post falls into the “everything” end of the tagline spectrum…those who have not had their first cup of java, brace yourselves or come back when fortified.] 🙂 This was a topic I had planned to discuss about two months ago.  And, I had a different title in mind. However, as life […]

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