Robin Williams Joins Comedy Giants Who Died Too Soon


Mine and my husband’s favorite comedian. There are no words to express the sense of loss we feel about this wonderful man. The world was a better place for him living in it, particularly during a time that we have film and video, so he may continue to live on, and our children’s children will…

Remembering Robin Williams


Originally posted on TED Blog:
Robin Williams hijacks the TED2008 stage before the BBC World Debate. Photo: Andrew Heavens It’s 2008, moments before a BBC broadcast live from the stage at TED. But something’s gone wrong. The house lights are still up, the camera ops are looking at one another, official-looking folks are wandering at…

Imagine


Imagine – John Lennon Imagine there’s no Heaven It’s easy if you try No hell below us Above us only sky Imagine all the people Living for today Imagine there’s no countries It isn’t hard to do Nothing to kill or die for And no religion too Imagine all the people Living life in peace…

Obama, Peace President, As If!!


I’ve been reading my Twitter and Facebook newsfeeds and increasingly see police action against Occupy Wall Street demonstrators. Not only in New York, but all over the US. Tonight there’s talk of police raids in San Francisco and Oakland.  Is the US not a democracy and every citizen guaranteed the right to assemble peacefully?  Aren’t we afforded the right to speak…

Cutting the umbilical cord between Politicians and Corporations


We seem to be going round and round in circles with the Tea Party’s disgust for government and the Occupy Wall Street’s disgust for corporations. We cannot deny that we would be in a much better place if there weren’t corporations lobbying our politicians to draft legislation that benefitted these companies. There is a simple…

The Bin-Laden Dilemma


I believe that Osama Bin Laden has been dead for a number of years, and was not indeed killed on May 2nd, 2011, as our government would have you believe. I have absolutely no proof to support my claims so no one has to agree with me – it’s just my own convoluted mind jumping…

Totally random – why hijabs and niqabs rock!


Since there’s been debate recently about niqabs, I’ll address it first. Niqabs, I believe, contrary to popular thought, are quite liberating!  A woman who chooses to wear a niqab is a woman who is unafraid, a non-conformist, independent-minded, and true to herself.  I think I would be too conscious of having all eyes on me…

Hi!! Welcome to my little corner


Welcome to my new blog. I hope that I am able to inform, educate or entertain you and that you find my opinions thoughtful or at the very least somewhat interesting. It’s not my intent to bore you, insult you, or evoke any negative feelings, though I sometimes may.  Just know it wasn’t my intention…