Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge: 2016 Week 29 — Cee’s Photography

Awesomeness in images Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge (COB) is all about those great photos that you take which really don’t seem to fit into a common category. We’ve all taken them and like them, because we just can’t hit delete and get rid of them. There is never a theme to this challenge, so … Continue reading Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge: 2016 Week 29 — Cee’s Photography

It’s not getting worse. It’s been there all along. — Discover

A (white) voice from Baton Rouge: “…we weren’t holding the fire hoses, we didn’t draw neighborhood borders, we didn’t deny people mortgages based on the color of their skin, we never lynched a black man. So, I mean…it’s not our fault. Except we’ve let it continue.” via It’s not getting worse. It’s been there all along. … Continue reading It’s not getting worse. It’s been there all along. — Discover

Pandora’s Jar–On the Occasion that You Find Yourself in Despair

Hope and Despair… without one there is no need for the other.

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Dear Lily June,

Right now, the world seems to be a very dark place indeed. If you look at just the largest acts of terror and murder in the Westernized world lately–the Pulse nightclub shooting of 49 members of the LGBT community in Orlando, Florida; the seemingly race-driven killings of individuals in the Black community by police officers and the seemingly retaliatory killings of police officers in Dallas, Texas and Baton Rouge, Louisiana; the driving of a truck into a crowd of innocents in Nice, France that resulted in the deaths of at least 84–you might find yourself, like your mother, largely overwhelmed. And this is nothing compared to the bloodshed and tension that has been unfolding in places throughout the Middle East for centuries.

I sat on our balcony yesterday with your father and asked him, in a pit of depression and despair, what right we had to bring you into a world…

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Is pot as dangerous as heroin? Feds’ decision on rescheduling marijuana coming soon — U.S. Marijuana Party

By Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Orange County Register Posted: 07/09/16, 8:37 PM PDT At the same time Californians are preparing to vote on the legalization of adult marijuana use, the federal government is weighing whether pot should continue to be classified as a top-tier narcotic on par with heroin. Within a month, the […] Re- blogged … Continue reading Is pot as dangerous as heroin? Feds’ decision on rescheduling marijuana coming soon — U.S. Marijuana Party