Today I learned about two deaths in the family. One, was taken by the virus we are all fearing these day and the other passed in an accident. She was full of the kind of ganas that few people have for life and living. I do not think I ever saw her without a wide and beautiful contagious smile. She survived cancer twice and those … Continue reading How many more?
The Bugle Call It is a melancholy, yet a comforting sound, a sobering Call that announces the fall of a gentle warrior: a brave soul, perhaps too young, to know how finite, the summons will be. I hear that song again repeating an inquisitive lyric “War, what is good for?” My response is always the same. “Who knows?” I wonder about him … Continue reading The Bugle Call
I just read about little four-year old Lliana (Lilly) Rose Garcia who died as a result of senseless road rage violence. I cannot begin to imagine the shock and trauma for her older brother Isaac as he watched her become lifeless. My heart breaks every time I hear an innocent child is killed because adults get angry and do not know how to control their … Continue reading Freeway, No way!
I hate failure and we have failed as a nation to discuss gun violence. Ninety two people die daily from gun violence on the streets of our cities. I hate that we cannot find a viable solution. I hate that we have failed at standing together to protect innocent people like the five month old who was shot to death caught in gang violence and … Continue reading Again