Category: Articles

Stones Where Hearts Should Be

Shame on you, Sweden, how could you be so cruel? According to the Associated Press, carried to Sweden by her son and grandson through mountains, deserts and forests, 106 year-old Afghan woman, Bibihal Uzbeki, is facing deportation after her asylum application was denied. The family was part of a huge influx of those arriving in […]

Rethinking Chickens

An on-air comment by Micah Brzezinski, co-host of Morning Joe, about how much she loved her three chickens, one ironically called “Nugget”, made me ponder our relationship with the poultry that’s beating out beef in popularity with Americans. Years ago I saw a PBS special about a man who loved chickens who had a large, […]

Waiting Room Blues

When did the medical community decide it was imperative to our health that daytime TV was required to dominate every doctor’s and hospital’s waiting room? And why, in a nation struggling with obesity, do they serve chips or fries with every sandwich in America? Who decides these things? You won’t learn the answers here, but we can protest together.

Mean Madison Avenue-Why we need a Global Kindness Revolution

The tone of recent television ads makes me wonder—are they selling products or promoting meanness and an even greater lack of civility than already exists?

Byard Lancaster, a Warrior with a Horn

Sagewriters is sad at the passing of our dedicated Music Director and Jazz legend, Byard Lancaster.

The Long Road Back

My name is in nomination for an award in Yahoo’s new “Women Who Shine” contest. To vote for me, go to Thank you!