What do you do to take care of you?
After several days of contemplation, I have made the decision to leave Facebook and Instagram permanently. While this is not a big deal personally, it …
How Do You Cope?
What wave are we on now?
From KCRG.com Cedar Rapids 8/11/2021
We need to have a conversation about conspiracy theories and mental illness. What causes any person to join a cult? What causes them to believe the lie…
Sunday, November 1, 2020. Two days away from election day. I know a lot of us are filled with anxiety. It is a time of uncertainty and chaos. In all ho…
As we mourn the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and witness the possible nomination of a pro-birth (not pro-life), anti-affordable care act, anti-LGBTQ,…
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I love my tree lined street. I love driving the "back way" to and from work on McCarthy Road along VanVechten Park. I love the tree lined roads and str…
It started with a post from a woman who took her young daughter to deliver supplies to badly damaged neighborhoods in Cedar Rapids following Monday's d…
I know a good part of Iowa is struggling. I know rural areas have damage. Cedar Rapids is the second largest city in Iowa and many of us still do not h…