3 Reasons to Boycott the China Olympics and 2 Easy & Effective Ways to Do It

The Olympics are a symbol of World Unity developed to create a level playing field so that the best athletes in the World can represent their country in competition. Even a cursory look at China’s recent human rights record shows that their national policy is not in line with the spirit of the games. IfContinue reading “3 Reasons to Boycott the China Olympics and 2 Easy & Effective Ways to Do It”

Coffee Grounds in My Oatmeal: An Opportunity for Mindfulness

My morning routine in the fall and winter starts by putting a kettle of water on to boil.  I then create the most incredible oatmeal that I can with ingredients from our cupboard and pantry.  Apricots, apples, coconut flake, almond butter, walnuts, berries, flax seed, chia, whatever I can find.  It is kinda like playingContinue reading “Coffee Grounds in My Oatmeal: An Opportunity for Mindfulness”

Creating Facts for Every Belief

Look at history and you see countless examples of facts changing with human understanding.   If this was not true, we still would believe the Earth was flat and in the center of the Universe.   We have evidence now that those things are not true.   The facts have changed.   Or have they? There are still peopleContinue reading “Creating Facts for Every Belief”

The American Bill of Responsibilities

Our founding fathers laid a groundbreaking path forward for us as a nation that values freedom and liberty when they created the bill of rights.   The first 10 amendments to the Constitution only create half the foundation needed for us to manage the wealthiest populace in the history of the World.   With rights come responsibilities.  Continue reading “The American Bill of Responsibilities”

It’s Time to Stop Winning

America is a nation divided.  It’s not a division of black and white, it’s a division of red and blue that is stretching the fabric of our society towards it breaking point.  The two-party political system has devolved to an us and them slugfest with each party working non-stop to land a blow against theirContinue reading “It’s Time to Stop Winning”

The Wolf in the Mirror

Jackson, WY  2016 The 3/4 moon danced in and out of the clouds creating shadows that danced over the cold barren landscape.    Hungry and weary from a difficult journey, a herd of elk arrived in the Elk reserve ready for an easy meal and relative shelter from the elements.   The moon went behind a cloudContinue reading “The Wolf in the Mirror”

America Can Never Be Fair

Fair can never be an American value because fairness is in the eye of the beholder.   Any situation can be construed to be fair or unfair depending on the viewpoint presented.   That is why it is such an effective strawman argument on social media and in political discourse.   Whether it is concerning the appointment ofContinue reading “America Can Never Be Fair”