It's been a really, REALLY long time, but I'm back. Six years ago I decided to take a break from a lot of things. (That's why you see a huge gap between my last post and this one!) I'm ready to get back to work!
The Utah Legislature will be considering a bill aimed to save marriages. The mandate will require couples to attend a "divorce education class" before filing for divorce. The bill will make the course free of charge and available online. The proponents say this will help teach marriage survival skills that might turn some away for … Continue reading Divorce Education?
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?
Urban farming for us has been a work in progress. We have this relatively huge piece of land (2/3 acre), in a city of over 100,000 people, that we have been working on transforming into a "farm" for raising food for ourselves, our children and grandchildren, and any friends and community members that would like … Continue reading Urban Farming: The Revolution
Earlier this week I posted about H.B. 477 and the change of heart legislators are communicating. Since then the Governor has called a special session to be held Friday March 25 at noon. Community members have now organized a rally called "Repeal, Don't Replace HB477 (We like GRAMA just the way she is) Rally" tomorrow … Continue reading “We like GRAMA just the way she is”
A timely item came across my desk yesterday from my great friend Jacqui of Maine (my "angel in disguise") who shared with me the story of a wonderful strong woman named Carole Whelan. Carole Whelan stood up yesterday at an event to Honor Senator Susan Collins (where she was inducted into the Maine Women's Hall … Continue reading We are all pebbles that form the rock – inspiration from a brave woman on the 8th anniversary of the Iraq invasion