The pleasures of fall colors in Maine, a sunset in the Caribbean, a waterfall veiling into the Columbia River are experiences we prize as different from our everyday life. We save our money to make them the focal point of vacations. We regale our friends with stories about such wonder. Differences are the source of rare beauty … More Conflict and the Misuse of Differences
That Donald Trump succeeded to become president of the United has been troublesome and appalling. His bigotry and rudeness seem like throw-backs to the era when entitled white men often acted that way toward those who disagreed with them or those they saw as less than they. Click the image for more! … More The Last Hoorah of the Dominant White Male?
And, How I Learned to Write with Freedom. I’m an organizational psychologist. A month ago, my work with a significant client ended. That left me with time on my hands and a hole in my budget. So, I built a plan to use the internet to attract new clients and generate income from online courses … More Inside the Broom Closet
I see myself as a utilitarian. If something isn’t useful, why bother with it? When I share this philosophy, someone is bound to ask, “What about beauty? And, knowledge for the sake of knowledge?” They ask, “What about things like honor, integrity, and helping others?” Click the image for more! … More Practical Spirituality
As a teenager in the 1950s I remember thinking, “Wow, black blood sure is powerful!” That’s when I found out that any trace of black ancestry made one a Negro in Louisiana. In 1970 the Louisiana legislature passed a law to take some folks off the hook. They said the if you could document having 1/32nd or less of black blood you would be considered white. That also documented if you had as little as 1/31nd you were black. Black blood still was clearly more powerful than white blood which apparently is pretty thin stuff. Click the image for more! … More The Power of Black!