Bea Gaddy and My Wish

Bea Gaddy doesn’t have anything to do directly with our Community Coat Exchange.  Bea Gaddy has everything to do with inspiring me to serve our community. As a younger woman growing up in Frederick County, Maryland – about 50 miles west of Baltimore, I would watch with intrigue each Thanksgiving as the local news would air the piece about … Continue reading Bea Gaddy and My Wish

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“Fire and Fury”

This past week marked two historical events in 1945 that will never be forgotten - Hiroshima (August 6) and Nagasaki (August 9).  Ironically, it was during this same week the tensions continued to rise over the threat of the use of nuclear weapons between the U.S. and North Korea.   As President Donald Trump was threatening … Continue reading “Fire and Fury”

Dee’s Green Party of Utah Party Office Candidate Speech

On June 24, 2017, the Green Party of Utah held its state convention. Candidates for party offices were elected and Dr. Jill Stein was our guest speaker. I was elected to state delegate to the national Green Party and as a state Grassroots Coorindator.  This is the speech I prepared, part of it was earmarked … Continue reading Dee’s Green Party of Utah Party Office Candidate Speech

“Land Grabs”? Look at the Utah Constitution

(This is a version of a post I wrote in ***2012***.  Some things never change!) Efforts to seize the land in Utah that is protected from development by the Federal Government are continuing by Utah legislators and others. This has been an ongoing controversy that is gaining momentum with the election of Donald Trump to … Continue reading “Land Grabs”? Look at the Utah Constitution

Hell-Raisin’ Women Series: “You’re Never Too Old to Raise a Little Hell”

As I age, I realize I still have a lot of growing up to do. There are many women I want to be when I grow up.  Granny D. is one of them. I have long admired Granny D. and the work she did in her later years. Granny D spent her late years raising … Continue reading Hell-Raisin’ Women Series: “You’re Never Too Old to Raise a Little Hell”