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
“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”
“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
Utah Land Belongs to Whom?
Efforts to seize the land in Utah that is protected from development by the Federal Government are continuing by Utah legislators and others. Morgan Philpot is planning to run for Governor in Utah. According to an article in Utah State University's the Utah Statesman, Philpot is adamant that Utah needs to demand the feds to return … Continue reading Utah Land Belongs to Whom?
Standing Up for a Livable Future
(Permission granted to repost by author Jamie Pleune at The Wilderness Project — original post) For the past few weeks, I have been learning how to sing. Once a week, members of the Unitarian Church, social activists, and climate activists have been gathering together to learn the some of the old protest songs that buoyed up the … Continue reading Standing Up for a Livable Future