Monday, February 27, 2017

A Celebration of Life

Michele and I traveled back to South Dakota recently to celebrate the extraordinary life of my stepfather.

RIP Bruce, we'll never stop missing you.

Though somber, the occasion brought together many different people from many distant places, which allowed me to capture some of them with my camera:

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Defending Planned Parenthood

Fascism has a strong foothold in America. It seeks to undermine the legitimacy of some of our great institutions, specifically those of higher education, and the court system. It also seeks to undermine the legitimacy of the press and of basic facts. And it works tirelessly to suppress the vote, and to obstruct women's access to basic health care. This movement isn't new, its been on the move for many decades, and has unfortunately gained significant strength with the election of Donald J Trump to the presidency.

Fortunately, many Americans are standing up against this movement,

An excellent example of this resistance took place yesterday in Bloomington, IL where approximately 1,000 activists gathered in support of Planned Parenthood - an organization that supplies much needed health services to millions of women across America. Among the activists was my lovely wife Michele.

You make me proud sweetheart! I wish I could have been there with you. Next time for sure.