Category Archives: Hate

Harnessing Heartbreak


I’m heartbroken about the events of the last week, at a loss for words–at least the right words. But my mind is swirling with a hundred different thoughts. So, this may be a rambling post, but I’m going to write … Continue reading

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Fear of the Huddled Masses


At first, I felt a sense of security upon hearing that more than half of our nation’s governors have said that Syrian refugees would not be welcome in their states. The day after the terrorist attacks took place in Paris, I … Continue reading

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Liberty and Independence


As we begin our 4th of July celebrations, what better time to think about liberty and independence? Liberty: Freedom from control, interference, obligation, restriction, hampering conditions, etc.; power or right of doing, thinking, speaking, etc.,according to choice. Independence: Freedom from the … Continue reading

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The Other Side of Hate


As I continue working on the sequel to The Red Kimono, (tentatively titled Broken Dreams) I’ll be sharing some of the things I’ve found in my research for this historical fiction that takes place from 1957 to 1963. My story opens … Continue reading

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Are We Really Charlie?


I’m not sure if I was more sad, frightened or angry when, yesterday morning, I woke to the news of the terrorist attack on the satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo. As happens all too often these days, my thoughts shuddered with “What’s … Continue reading

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