A Peace of My Mind

Mark you calendar: Tuesday, April 9, will be a marvelous 10th anniversary celebration of a great project, John Noltner’s “A Peace of My Mind”.  You’re  invited to the party in South Minneapolis.  All details are here.  My acquaintance with John goes back a number of years when we met at a meeting of the Minnesota […]

Mueller Time

I write at 6 p.m. CDT on Sunday, March 24. I have followed the Russia matter very closely since the beginning, and I will continue to follow it closely in the future. Having said that, doing a search, I find I mentioned “Mueller” in blog posts in only three posts on two dates: 18 Dec […]

For Peacemakers…

A special event in the Twin Cities. Tomorrow (March 20) 6 p.m. at the Weyerhaeuser Auditorium at St. Paul’s Landmark Center : ‘Myths, Legends and Epics’ through the lens of veterans’ experience All details here: Storytelling Day 2019    


Yesterdays mayhem in Christchurch, New Zealand, overwhelms. Best I can do is to share an overnight e-mail from a group I highly respect, the Islamic Resource Group. You can read it here. My brief blog post, yesterday, Time for Ilhan, directly pertains, as well.  If you are anywhere near the “camp” that I’m in: that […]


Thursday evening was dismal, weather wise, but I decided to make the crosstown trek over to First Unitarian Society to see a new film, “Time for Ilhan“.  I knew no more about the film than the text of an e-mail from a mailing list a day or so earlier; Rep. Omar has been in the […]

Golan Heights (earlier titled “Ilhan Omar”)

POSTNOTE March 22, 2019: Golan Heights, etc.  Read  and reflect on “Not Thinking Things Through”, Just Above Sunset for the first day of Spring, 2019.  It is an important piece for the conversation about the issue of Israel. I have found it dangerous to express opinions on the topic of Israel, but I need to […]