My Two Cents

We Are Better Than This

Hopeful sky

My heart hurts at the vitriol I am seeing spewed online surrounding #BlackLivesMatter and the recent protest movement, from NextDoor to Facebook to LinkedIn (seen in replies to a post by my alma mater, Michigan State University). My head pounds…

Ludicrous Legislation

House Bill 214 Short Title: Prohibit abortion if unborn has or may have Down Syndrome Long Title: To amend section 3701.79 and to enact sections 2919.10 and 2919.101 of the Revised Code to prohibit a person from performing, inducing, or…

Whining & Dining in Turin

Saturday, 5 November 2011 – Part III of III Hotel Diplomatic immediately strikes me as a place desperately trying to hang on to an opulent past.  Dark woods, a lot of open space, a maitre d’ counter with an elegantly…

Trains, Toilets, & Turin

Saturday, 5 November 2011 – Part II of III I make the train without incident and settle in for the first-class journey to Milan.  Oh, Angry Ticket Guy, I sure hope you’re heading into Rome and not on this train… …