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At my best, I try to be a voice for children. At my very best, I help them find their own voice. ************************************ We don't accomplish anything in this world alone...and whatever happens is the result of the whole tapestry of one's life and all the weavings of individual threads from one to another that creates something. - Sandra Day O'Connor * ************************************


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FEBRUARY 19, 2009 11:52AM

Wings of Desire

I saw Wings of Desire at the Music Box Theater in Chicago  in 1987.  I was living alone in an apartment a few blocks away and spent many hours at that beautiful place.  I was a graduate art student and spent almost all day and night, everyday, alone with my thoughts… Read full post »

FEBRUARY 4, 2009 12:43PM

A Great Life Lesson

I don't often let my grade-school aged children watch the news. They have enough problems sleeping without visions of parents committing murder/suicide invading their dreams. But this morning, as I have been listening to the repetition of our president admitting that he screwed up, I decided this is… Read full post »

JANUARY 26, 2009 8:12AM

What Really Changed?

I am not naive.  I did not believe that the day Barack Obama took office our country would suddenly work.  But I knew there was something that had really changed for me.  Beyond the idea that hope was better than fear. Past the racial boundaries that were being broken.  Above the/… Read full post »

Editor’s Pick
JANUARY 22, 2009 9:19AM

A Change of Crayon

Oval Office 

"President Obama and Vice President Biden in the Oval Office"

By Alice Moore, Age 6

There were so many profound moments in the past few days.  So many moments when I found myself crying alone in front of the television, saying "thank you" out loud to our new president on… Read full post »