HEARTBREAKING. HEROIC. HISTORIC.

HEARTBREAKING. HEROIC. HISTORIC.

HEARTBREAKING. HEROIC. HISTORIC. It is heartbreaking to recently have lost Congressman John Lewis – a great man, a great American, a great hero in the Civil Rights Movement. It is equally heartbreaking to ponder the unfathomable injustices, pains and cruelties...
WHY CAN‘T WE JUST GET ALONG?

WHY CAN‘T WE JUST GET ALONG?

WHY CAN'T WE JUST GET ALONG? This iconic question is still being asked. An iconic book – How to Win Friends and Influence People – still proposes some answers. This book was one of only nine books recommended as “Iconic Reads,” a few years ago, in a...
LIFE AND DEATH AND THE LIVING IN-BETWEEN

LIFE AND DEATH AND THE LIVING IN-BETWEEN

LIFE AND DEATH AND THE LIVING IN-BETWEEN Lifetimes is a book whose subtitle says it all: “The Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children.” The beauty of this book is threefold. First, the physical book itself is beautiful, with its large, page size illustrations...
GOOD NEWS! KIDS DO COUNT!

GOOD NEWS! KIDS DO COUNT!

GOOD NEWS! KIDS DO COUNT! Good News! On June 22, 2020 the 31st edition of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT® Data Book arrived. This annual publication reports the latest available data (2018, prior to the pandemic) on trends and statistics in child...
OUT FROM UNDER THE KNEE

OUT FROM UNDER THE KNEE

OUT FROM UNDER THE KNEE Race matters. Now more than ever. We have recently been traumatized and roused to riots and protests by the horrific death of George Floyd. A police officer, callously ignoring pleas of “I can’t breathe,” kept his knee jammed on the dying man’s...