Let’s talk about European Wars


Europe has always been a warring nation throughout its existence.

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Yesterday, a journalist/talking-head/whatever had the nerve to compare the war in the Ukraine with conflicts in other countries. While carefully picking his code words, this man tried to say that this war was in a more civilized and developed place because it was in Europe. I shouldn’t be surprised by blatant racism even during times of war, but I am.

What this reporter failed to share is the long extensive history about the relationship between European countries and the continent’s interaction with the rest of the world. Europe has always been a warring nation throughout its existence.

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Autumn Stained Glass

Woods with leaves in fall colors, orange, red, yellow, green.

Autumn Stained Glass, Cheesquake State Park, NJ

I took this picture a month ago during a morning hike. It was the first hike I had done in years. I’m thankful for this moment. It was a beautiful autumn morning. The air was crisp, but not too cold.  Continue reading Autumn Stained Glass

ReBlog: Indigenous dialysis patients help sew 1,000 skirts for outback women

Indigenous dialysis patients help sew 1,000 skirts for outback women:

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Access to clothing can be limited in remote areas, with less choice for plus-size women.

The Bigirl Skirts founders made a simple design, using cotton fabric with two double-stitched pockets to hold essentials.

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