Category Archives: Reviews & Commentary

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Juneteenth Now More Than Ever

It’s Fall 2022 in earnest now.  For a couple of nights we’ve draped towels over our outdoor flower pots to protect against freezing temperatures, hoping to make the blooms last just a little longer. And we look back with nostalgia … Continue reading

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Bayan Ko

It’s the last day of 2021’s Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a month that saw hate crimes against the AAPI community continue surging.  I was in San Francisco recently, and every second I was on edge.  Every person seemed a … Continue reading

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Thinking Globally, Acting Locally?

It’s just five days after Earth Day 2021, the 51st celebration of the event first held on April 22, 1970.  Founded by environmentalist Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson—whose many other works included protecting the Appalachian Trail and banning DDT—this year’s Day … Continue reading

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