Uproar on social and national media: safety issues, school openings, wearing face masks -- all now have become political fodder. Gender drives much of this divide. A woman commented on one of my posts. Jody Peterson: I've been a wreck thinking about what to do.....Especially with a new baby in September. It's terrifying...working is bad … Continue reading Aloha Friday: Have We Become a Nation of Sissies?
In August 2017, NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick (CK) took a knee in protest during the pre-game national anthem. He told media after the game, "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses Black people and people of color." His action triggered other protests and ignited … Continue reading Racist Connie Lau Policies, Colin Kaepernick and Me
Just started school. Was my third-grade year. New student, as our family had recently relocated. My father was former military and a basketball coach. Moved often. Born in Mississippi. Mentioned to a former African American teammate the other day how my parents hated the Institutional Racism there. Huge impact on our lives. Was a warm … Continue reading Life of Uppity White Nigger with Racist Hawaiian Electric Management
Prayer Request to Consuelo Zobel de Ayala y Montojo Terrentegui Zambrano Alger Aloha dearest Consuelo, You have been an inspiration to me during our family crisis. For over a year I’ve been unemployed. Pray to you frequently. Your compassion is limitless. In our dark, chaotic world, your light directs us all to a brighter path. … Continue reading Thank you God for COVID-19
New Mexico suffers the highest incidence of opioid OD and death in the nation west of Tennessee. University of New Mexico research on alternatives to opioid prescription drug use is world-class. I received my addiction and pain management training from the UNM School of Medicine. I hold seven certifications. After six highly-successful months of employment … Continue reading University of New Mexico Study Confirms Cannabis Effective for Pain Treatment