Pride #FridayPhilosophy

"We should indeed keep calm in the face of difference, and live our lives in a state of inclusion and wonder at the diversity of humanity." - George Takei "You look ridiculous if you dance. You look ridiculous if you don’t dance. So you might as well dance." - Gertrude Stein "No person is your … Continue reading Pride #FridayPhilosophy

Unheard #MondayBlogs

The tree that falls comes crashing to the ground in a symphony of pain and discord yet it is asked if the sound is real if it exists should no human be present and so it is for all of the unheard on the fringes offbeat setting off on their own journey set to the … Continue reading Unheard #MondayBlogs

Dolores Huerta #FridayPhilosophy

“That’s the history of the world. His story is told, hers isn’t.” - Dolores Huerta


Such a measure cannot weigh rightly when we hold the level we replace justice with power control and claim it as true - Caroline A. Slee


Language will flow when the crowds have gone and my tongue is untied as the butterflies have flown Language will flow like a broken dam as water rages free back to its natural path Language will flow unbidden and unwanted by those who refuse to hear and the truth remains hidden hoarded like a miser’s … Continue reading Monologues

All of the In-Between

We stand between two worlds a nation of opportunity and one of hard won hope we balance on the edge of what was and what could be we see all of the horizons every direction, beyond what the eye can see and we meet each other there between real and ideal to build all of … Continue reading All of the In-Between

The Shift

We move between worlds from isolation to crowds we seek answers where none are found we live in hope while leaders fail and shift our path as we adjust to challenge continuing this journey with the freedom of invisibility we are the unseen and unheard the backs upon which a world has been made discarded … Continue reading The Shift


There is no answer where there is inaction when compassion requires intention and backs are turned change becomes impossible I watch hope crumbling before those who could steady it content in the security they have built upon our backs we are screaming and only the void echoes an answer - Caroline A. Slee

Competing Voices #WWWBlogs

Photo by Anete Lusina on Your truth is still the truth no matter who denies it it is meant to be spoken not choked downlike so much poison reappearing later in all its toxic glory Your truth is still significant no matter how many try to silence it it is meant to be shouted … Continue reading Competing Voices #WWWBlogs

Ta-Nehisi Coates

“I don’t ever want to forget that resistance must be its own reward, since resistance, at least within the life span of the resistors, almost always fails.” ~ Ta-Nehisi Coates