From my husband at https://www.flickr.com/photos/15574096@N00/ All photos captured in Mexico City, Dia de los Muertos 2019. Notes on the first image – she was sniffing glue when we approached, she turned, dropped to her knees and began licking the doors.
You can say what you wish about the advantages or drawbacks about socialism, communism, capitalism, or any of the other -isms but the fact of being human is that we have — from time immemorial — been a species that cooperates with other of our species for mutual benefit. It’s how we have survived as long as we have — not that our survival on this planet is necessarily essential to earth’s existence — because it isn’t.
Sometimes we all simply need the help of someone else.
We can deny that, or mock it, or scoff, but none of that changes the fact that when we are born we need the help of others to survive, while we are alive we need the help of others to survive, when we are old and dying we need the help of others to soldier on through, and when we die those we…
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Hola WordPress, Notes is home from Mexico City. Seven nights passed in a heartbeat, what matters is how our hearts beat during those days. Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) electrifies, magnifies and amplifies everything we love about Mexico City.
My husband’s images from https://www.flickr.com/photos/15574096@N00/ –
Below – two photographs of far lessor clarity taken on my cell phone….
For fellow Canadians, globally curious onlookers, brick and mortar Americans – ponder impeachment for dummies. A no nonsense impeachment flowchart courtesy Buzzfeed.
Image credits: Melina Mara / the Washington Post via Getty Images (Pelosi); Drew Angerer / Getty Images (Trump); Mandel Ngan / AFP / Getty Images (McConnell); Stephanie Keith / Getty Images (Trump); Caroline Brehman / CQ-Roll Call, Inc. via Getty Images (Pence)
I have been profoundly saddened by the decision to sign death warrrants for the Kurds and Kurdish fighters who have been our allies. This despicable act of self-serving cowardice brings to mind the words of other freedom fighters in our own country not all that many years ago.
In honour of the full Hunter’s Moon this weekend – timelapse from Adrien Mauduit at Night Lights Films – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCC0CLzCpM6nuLSAi1JNBjkA
Hunter’s is an autumn moon, the first full moon of fall following the Harvest (full moon closest to the fall equinox) moon. https://earthsky.org/tonight/full-hunters-moon-from-dusk-till-dawn?utm_source=EarthSky+News&utm_campaign=45a5e032e7-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_02_02_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c643945d79-45a5e032e7-393970565
Ponder origin of all named moons at the link below –