April 23, 2016, Prescott- I didn’t write about Earth Day, yesterday, because I was exhausted, and besides, every day is Earth Day. Yes, I know, focus days are important; but still…..
We did an environmental activity today, at Bellemont Baha’i School, west of Flagstaff. I raked up about 75 pounds of pine needles, to create a safety zone around the campus’s buildings. On the way back, I came across an anti-environmental activity: A traffic jam, on a state highway, caused by a water truck driver who was “prepping for a construction project”- at 4 PM on Saturday.
Many people are concerned about fake “transgender” pedophiles, sneaking in women’s restrooms, behind real transgenders, so they can have at little girls. I remember the creeper in Primm, NV, who just walked right in, behind a 9-year-old girl- and killed her, with no pretense as to what he was. There is no substitute for a parent going into the rest room, with a child.
I have my fair share of contradictions, over these past 65 years. Safe to say, none of them has included injuring another human being. I am working on those contradictions, though, as most of the people in my life are working on theirs. Those who knew me when could tell you a few stories, and that’s okay. It is what we learn from our mistakesand what we do differently, going forward, that matter most.
I was pleased to meet the new husband of one of my woman friends, who told me, time and again, of her simple dream to be a good man’s wife. Things clicked for them, at Christmas time, and the match is an excellent one. I wish the same for my other single friends- both male and female. I know, firsthand, that there is nothing like having a good mate.
So, here it is, a month into Spring, and let’s just see how long it takes, before Phoenix and Palm Springs hit 100, and before Colorado goes a week without snow.
Finally, from one budding antique, here is the real deal.