I'm back! Sorry I have been quiet lately, but it has been one helluva past 2 weeks. I took a trip to Florida to visit my grandson and everything was OK until Wednesday of the 2nd week, when a runaway utility trailer totaled my car. I wrote the following the next day, August 22nd.
I don't know about you, but I have come to the conclusion that most of us don't realize the difference 1 second, or a fraction of a second, can make in your life. I was very keenly made aware of that today
I wasn't more than a minute from my home when a trailer being pulled by a truck moving in the opposite direction suddenly started coming across a 5 lane road directly towards me. Being in the outside lane, I had nowhere to go except forward. In less than 1 second, I had to decide what to do. I hit the gas. Had I been 1 second further down the road, I would have not been hit. Had I been 1 second in the opposite direction, I probably would have died or been seriously injured.
I guess my whole point is that too often we take life for granted. We assume our loved ones will always be OK. We don't pay attention to others. We don't agree with others, so we begin hating them. And in today's society, that is what we are becoming. We have psychopaths running the government, and no one will try to stop them.
I fear for the world's future. I fear for my granddaughter and my great-grandson, as their future becomes darker by the day. I fear for the future of the planet itself. I am old enough that I probably will not see the end days, but they are upon us already.
We must rid this country of the cancer that is not only killing our planet, but is not responding to treatment. And that cancer is the Republican party and all that infest the bowels of our government. And that especially includes Moscow Mitch and Lindsey Graham!
Open your eyes, you can no longer get by in denial or ignorance!
Tell your loved ones you care and love them each time you leave. You may not get a second chance.
May peace be with you.
I try hard not to insult people in my posts, but it's reaching a point where I can no longer step around the fact that this man and his supporters don't really give a royal shit about this world and it's occupants! The time has come to rid this country of a cancerous boil who hasn't a clue of how the real world is supposed to work for everyone, NOT JUST WHITE PEOPLE! AND I'M WHITE! No, on second thought I'm pink!
I find the ignorance appalling. This man and his followers have one thing on their minds and one thing only, destroy America and STAY THE SUPERIOR RACE!
Well guess what? You are not superior. Not in intellect, not in
skills. It makes absolutely no difference what color your skin is, if you have the ability to learn and apply yourself you can become what you want if given the opportunity.
I have learned something new almost every day of my life by simply being observant of my surroundings.
Stop blaming others for your own weaknesses and do something about your life.
What this country is turning into is not the America I have lived in for 72 years, and quite frankly I am disgusted. I'm disgusted with you and your petty grievances towards others. Try putting yourself in their shoes for just one minute, you might learn something.
And stop believing the bullshit that idiot spews every day, it makes you look real stupid! They are destroying America as you watch and you go right along with it, joyfully, because it makes you feel strong. Well guess what, you are weak, and it shows!
May peace be with you and may you find some room in your life for others less fortunate!
I was talking to a young man tonight who had just finished a 20 mile bike ride, who had walked several portions of the Appalachian Trail and climbed Mt. Katahdin. We had much in common, but when I started to talk about climate change, he was in full agreement about the situation. Many people (too many) do not believe that it is happening, yet complain about how hot this summer has been. I don't get it, what's not to believe?
We have reached a point in time when we are on the verge of catastrophe and the end of life as we know it on Earth and yet don't want to admit that we have screwed up. We continue to follow the same path to destruction.
The Fascists are gaining control again, like we didn't learn the last time, yet they think they can take it with them, that it won't affect them, just others. That's not the way it works!
The atmosphere dies, we all die!
Supposedly we have about 10 years to make drastic changes to the way we live and the resources we use. In today's political climate, it's not going to happen. In fact, it has already gone beyond the tipping point in many cases. This June was the hottest ever recorded, yet people say it's normal to have these "fluctuations".
Siberia is burning, for crying out loud! What more proof do you need? Florida will be under water in 30 years, as will New York and many other coastal states. An ice shelf the size of Texas is about to break off because of polar melting. Where are you going to live when millions decide to move back north?
I have simply given up on trying to understand many peoples thinking processes.
Ya'll have a great day and may peace be with you the rest of the way.
Lately I have found it difficult to put words to what is happening in this country, things that don't take place in
Mass murders! Just think about how it is now unsafe to exit your home every day thinking you may not return, that you or your family can be slaughtered at a Walmart or a lounge, or a family get-together.
Hatred, pure and simple, espoused by the racist idiot in the White House that no one seems to know how to get rid of and put in jail where he belongs. As they say, Charlie Manson never killed anyone, he manipulated his followers to do it for him!
The others who listen to his garbage and act upon it should be shown no mercy.
We are in ends times, whether you want to believe it or not. The planet is heating up, old diseases are being released into the atmosphere, our oceans are dying and people just don't want to face the fact that we are all responsible. Yet no one wants to give up there little piece of the Earth, which will lead to annihilation of the human race and millions of other species.
I'm prepared, are you? I'm older, I've lived a good and generous life and I have but one regret and that is that I couldn't do more to stop it. Can you say the same?
Try to figure out who you are and if the beliefs you hold are realistic. If they're not, come over to the bright side and live a more generous and caring life about your fellow humans.
Contrary to the Bible, we only get one chance at this. Make it right!
May peace be with you and may you find a way to talk to "others". They're actually quite interesting!