Those trips that were planned. The classes scheduled. The family gatherings. The next normal phase of life that is not happening. Getting old in the age of Corona. Living with a love who is aging in front of my very eyes. Wondering what will survive and what will not. Hoping[…]
Merrily’s Items of Interest
“An ally will mostly engage in activism by standing with an individual or group in a marginalized community. An accomplice will focus more on dismantling the structures that oppress that individual or group—and such work will be directed by the stakeholders in the marginalized group. Simply, ally work focuses[…]
What can YOU do that is positive and that can help us find our new normal? What can YOU do that will help others? What can YOU do today that will make life better today and into the future? I challenge you to take some time and quit thinking of how things used to be that you wish were that way again and envision a future that starts with today and is how things are now.
Phyllis George Brown was everyone’s Miss America, and she was adored in Kentucky where she advocated for the arts and women’s crafts that had a material value, thus bringing income to rural areas where previously there was only coal or farming. In the early 80’s I was in attendance at[…]
So humbled and excited to be included as one of 25 industry participants in the first NAHC 2.0 Planning Session in New Orleans tomorrow and Wednesday. Lots of work has been done to date by a planning company, THRUUE, Inc., and current participants in the NAHC operation. For many years[…]