HANDS UP DON’T SHOOT

  http://talkaboutparenting.org/wp-content/uploads/Jefferson_Airplane___Stop_Children_What_s_that_Sound.mp3 There is much to be said regarding the shooting death of Michael Brown at the hands of a “peace” officer in Ferguson, Missouri. The news coverage in Ferguson – the minute by minute repeat reporting -has made a circus of the tragedy. The unrest and the militarization of…

CAT GOT YOUR TONGUE?

“Cat got your tongue?” a smart-talking blog follower asked. “I like to depend on getting a dose of what you’re thinking, but you’re pulling the same old trick from before,”  said an irritated correspondent. Since cliches are in order, I’ll throw in “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say …

THIGH GAPS ON THE RUN

Who?” I asked. “Beyonce and JAY Z,” answered my daughter who is visiting here from Colorado Springs. Some people have all the answers. All I knew was that the flashing signs on Arroyo at the corner of the 210 freeway and Jack in the Box in Altadena have been, for…