Thanking the People

Bleeding heart doves

  The lines to D-gates were inexplicably long at PDX Thursday afternoon. They divided us up into two lines that reached nearly all the way back past the doors of Pendleton store. It was there by the door that a woman approached me, smiling. The election was over so I had no idea what she [Read More...]

Praying the Remembering

praying boy

“And, God, remember to be the Lord.”  This young boy’s prayer was recorded by his mother. The writer Madeleine L’Engle. This was during one of the many times when the adults had huddled by the radio during a world crisis — but it took a four-year-old to remind me in my own praying that God [Read More...]

The Kid: Ten Reasons not to vote for Obama

  I haven’t had much to say about this upcoming election. The shortlist leaves much to be desired. This election is proof positive of the problems inherent in the two-party system run financially amuck. My only advice to you isn’t about the candidates, both of whom I’m pretty sure would lose in a round of [Read More...]


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