Category Archives: Social Justice

Planting Peas, Harvesting Peace

Print PDFMouse ear sized lilac leaves with budding bloom Of Peas and Peace Yesterday, I joined a peace rally in support of the Ukrainian people, sponsored by a local interfaith group, and over a hundred people gathered outside a local … Continue reading

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Of Covid & Valentines

Print PDFBrighten your corner with a card or note Why Wait For Valentine’s Day? I was recently invited to send Valentine’s Day cards to people who might not get any. I love that idea and decided to start making some. … Continue reading

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Covid & Community

Print PDFSimple & speedy chicken soup, good for what ails ya The Beautiful Community For the past few months, I’ve been helping to plan an annual community event celebrating the social justice legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. For … Continue reading

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There’s Power In A Single Tree

Print PDFUrban neighborhoods benefit even from tiny trees Planting Trees For People & The Planet During the recent heat dome event, walking through my increasingly urban neighborhood made the value of neighborhood trees clear. Even as temperatures soared, places where … Continue reading

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