Archive for January, 2021

I apologize

Thursday, January 28th, 2021

I’ve been involved in public politics for more than 20 years now. Criticism and disagreements are all part of the process. Often it is just name calling without any substance.  Every once in a while, I will get a comment that makes me stop and think a little bit more. The following letter did just that. The […]

Truth Creates Unity

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

We all know to take the keys away from a drunk driver.  Drinking impairs decision making and judgment. In government, lies produce the same results.  Over 400,000 of our neighbors have died because of Covid 19 lies and political denial.  Will our democracy be next? On Jan. 22, 2020 a reporter asked Donald Trump whether […]

Tell The Truth

Thursday, January 14th, 2021

Now is a moment for strength, not weakness. Strength requires facing the truth. As the Good Book says, “Thou shall not bear false witness.”  On Jan. 6, domestic terrorists broke into the United States Capitol to stop the confirmation of the Electoral College vote. What we saw was disgusting. Not since the Civil War has […]

Trust is a Life Skill

Thursday, January 7th, 2021

Not all life skills are the same.  Some are more important than others.  One essential skill is learning to tell the difference between fact and fiction. We have to learn who is telling the truth and who is lying to us. If we don’t learn this skill, life can become pretty miserable. This week I […]

Granny Comeaux’s Cabbage Rolls

Sunday, January 3rd, 2021

Jackie makes the best cabbage rolls every New Year’s Day. She uses a recipe handed down from her great grand mother: Granny Comeaux. Blend in blender: 1 Bell pepper, 2 celery, 1 large onion, parsley, green onions, garlic Drain in colander Mix Meat in Bowl: 1 lb. Ground pork, 1 lb. Ground beef Season meat with […]

Happy New Year

Friday, January 1st, 2021