Women’s March photos

A week ago we marched in downtown Los Angeles to get out the vote and to express our feelings about the first year of our forty-fifth president. I was greatly encouraged about seeing the many numbers of young people marching with us. Could that mean we'll have more voter turn-out from this group in our 2018 mid-term elections? That could mean a Democratic flip - so important in passing some important legislation and getting rid of the liar we have in the White House in 2020 - if not before. Here are a few photos from the day. … [Read more...]

After the election

No, I'm not going to tell you who I voted for, and I don't especially care who you voted for either. But I am going to share a few thoughts about the election. First of all I'm glad it's over. I tried to keep up as much as possible but that took away precious time from the work on my plate writing my web articles, networking with other authors, and putting out information about my writing works. However, I totally refused to publically comment, like, and support any information about the election on my social networks. Once in a while I'd write someone a personal message saying I supported his or her political posts, but that's as far as I went. I felt sharing my political beliefs publically would offend my followers. I also didn't want to get into political arguments. That's not what I'm on the social networks for. And I'm not alone. The Manhattan Beach Patch shared the results of a Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project that found that 18 percent of … [Read more...]