Results tagged with 'peace'
Published Aug. 24, 2015
The Blue Moon rose on July 31, 2015. This astrological wonder hadn't occurred since 2012 and won't varnish the sky with its indigo face again until 2018. To my delight, the early hours of the "morning after" presented a celestial show that will have to sustain me until I can witness it again.
Published April 16, 2015
Milwaukee is a mural-iffic city featuring murals of all sizes in many different parts of the city. Some do a better job incorporating the architectural elements of the given space than others, but all of them are colorful and conspicuous.
Published Feb. 19, 2015
Domestic violence is something that most of us think doesn't touch those close to us. But in fact this familial violence cuts across all economic, social, geographic and ethnic boundaries.
Published Nov. 9, 2014
The elections are over and Milwaukeeans are deeply divided on their thoughts and feelings about the outcome. However, there has to be a common ground between those who identify as Democrats, Republicans, Libertarians, anarchists or anything else. Right?
Published April 17, 2014
Even though, it seems, half of my Facebook friends are photographing their naked feet on a Florida beach, I am OK ice skating during spring break. Mostly.
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Once again our Secretary of State is trying to settle the Israel-Arab dispute by creatng a State of Palestine in the West Bank . Although the Palestinian negotiators also purport to represent the people of Gaza, the inconvenient truth is that Gaza is governed by Hamas, which opposes a...
Philosopher Immanuel Kant once wrote that the majority of people would never go to war, except in self-defense. If so, an increase in democracy should lead to a more peaceful world. President Woodrow Wilson made this principle a key goal in World War I.The history of the past ce...
This Christmas season, devoted to charity and peace, is also the sixty-fifth anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, Americans’ largest land battle. The U.S. has begun to withdraw troops from Iraq, while expanding forces to combat the v...
"All we are saying is give peace a chance."I woke this morning to the news that a sitting US President, Barack Obama, has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize - a surprise to everyone, including the President.As to not seem overly biased, I posted the story from FOX News on my Facebook pa...
Spring cleaning in fall anyone?
I'm in the mood. Clothes to Salvation Army, furniture on Craigslist and Facebook, magazines recycled, keepsakes packed away in rubbermade tubs (lord knows we get enough water in our basements around here).
There's something completely fulfilling (...
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