U.S. State Dep’t Promotes Muslim Cleric Who Backed Fatwa On “Killing Of U.S. Soldiers”

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“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein

The Obama Administration continues reaching out to Islamists in an effort to convince the Muslim world that it is a friend, not an enemy. Good luck with that …

Qur’an: Sura 4:89, “Have no unbelieving friends. Kill the unbelievers wherever you find them.”

By Adam Kredo, The Washington Free Beacon – “The State Department’s Counter Terrorism (CT)…

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Imagine a world where we could all live in harmony. Imagine the beauty of all the colors we would create in this lovely planet. Hugs, Barbara





A Poem by Coyote Poetry


Good to wander and imagine a better place to be



“A Poet is one who believes and one who cannot bring himself to believe”
Tadeusz Rozewics

I imagine you close. Your soft face near. I wish to drift forever into your eyes.
John Castellenas/Coyote

“Everything is still. The still of the night. Bewitching appetites. Sweetest breath and clearest eyes.”
John Fletcher

I believe once I could catch the wind. Ride her to great places and accomplish great things. I marvel at the beauty of my world. Dear Earth gave me flowing river, sunny days and chance of  dance with beautiful woman in amazing locations and places.

She held silence and she gazed at me with wonder. She try to imagine who I was and what did I need. She gave me a weak smile and asked. If love is true? Why do…

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Friday Night Think Tank: Memorial Day Edition

Thinking caps on. Thank you to every young person who has ever served. You may not be young anymore but you faced horrors and we thank you. Now just to be clear I am a pacifist but Vietnam taught me that governments should be censored for wars. Not the young people sent to fight them. In memory for every fallen soldier. Hugs, Barbara

Testing One’s Mettle

Wonderful gallery of images. Very nice. Hugs, Barbara

Writing Between the Lines

“What are you afraid of?” author Bob Meyer asked at a writing conference, “because that’s what’s holding you back as writers.”

At the time, it was social media–mastering new technology, committing to cranking out a weekly post. But I started a blog, and am glad I did.  Since my first blogpost I’ve made new friends, discovered photographic storytelling which I love, and crossed a whopper off this writer’s to-do list.

Marriage was another commitment that terrified me, but I faced that fear too.

It took seven years before Thom and I felt brave enough to assume the awesome responsibility of parenthood.  It’s the most joyful, most difficult, most rewarding, and most important undertaking we’d ever signed on for, or ever will.

Whether we choose them ourselves or take what fate throws our way, the most daunting experiences are often the most edifying.

The most challenging ones tend to be the most rewarding.

With the toughest…

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