Land of the Free?

“land of the free and the home of the brave…” Am I brave enough?  I ask myself this question constantly.  Am I taking the path of least resistance because it’s more convenient?  I see and hear from so many angsty people daily, in person, on my social feeds.  And sometimes, I’ve taken the primrose pathContinue reading “Land of the Free?”

Tell the FCC to Maintain Net Neutrality

Net neutrality concerns all of us.  Actor friend Carl Bressler just gave me the scoop on Facebook on how to petition the FCC to keep the net neutral. Here’s how to do it, courtesy of Carl: 1. On your computer, not your phone! – go to: www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filings/express 2. Enter under Proceeding the numbers 17-108. 3. InContinue reading “Tell the FCC to Maintain Net Neutrality”

Walk with Me

In March, I received a call I was never prepared to receive. Earlier this month, I received a similar call. Both times, my mother called to inform me that someone I knew had committed suicide. At first, I couldn’t wrap my mind around the realities of these situations.  I’ve dealt with deaths.  There’s an ineffabilityContinue reading “Walk with Me”

Pumping Up the Cash for Animals

Los Angeles is a tremendous city, but in terms of animal welfare, it is still not a no-kill city.  Animal euthenization did hit a three year low in 2015, according to city statistics, but LA still kills 14,000 animals a year in its shelters, which even city officials admit is too high.  As the motherContinue reading “Pumping Up the Cash for Animals”

Take Action to Alleviate Hunger

I saw this petition on Change.org today and I had to sign it. Photo courtesy of Change.Org One in five Americans go hungry and one reason that happens is because of waste.  There is no one culprit, though this petition specifically asks Albertson’s to take action.  It’s an attitude adjustment that we need to makeContinue reading “Take Action to Alleviate Hunger”