This is a special shout out to our dear friends Steff and her husband. Steff had previously told her story in another blog entry on this site. Last monday she went in front of the judge for her husband's (let's call him Jay) sentencing. Jay is a war vet, honored and decorated. He's smart, capable, … Continue reading Shout it out!
In speaking with my boyfriend, we were considering "Do you think most people are 'Good'?" We both said 'yes' - we both believe most people are good people. With maybe 10% max of either mean, malicious, or just simply selfish people. They are out there, but are not the norm. So why is it that … Continue reading Blame Game (the sequel)
Reading an article on the "Let Grow" website (a common sense blog and website about parenting without fear mongering), I was struck by the ease with which people assume the worst in others. In her Blog entry, the author Lenore compares our societies desire to find someone 'at fault' with the social mentality of the … Continue reading The Blame Game
Hi All - thank you for your inquiries into Jace status. I have not posted this to the blog before now as we have no real information other than Oregon has approved his transfer.We thought that would mean a speedy release, hopefully in time for thanksgiving. The pessimist in me withheld telling everyone. Apparently for … Continue reading Drowning in Red Tape
What can we do when we find that ‘Public Safety’ isn’t safe, and doesn’t serve the public? On my drive in to work this morning there was a segment playing on NPR concerning the long awaited closure of Guantanamo Bay. The reporter stated that an amazing thing occurred at this facility. The treatment of the … Continue reading Public Safety?