Fairy Tale in Black

Ruth Bader Ginsburg - Wikipedia

Once upon a time, Ruth grew into 
a woman who refused to let others 
put her in her place. She made 
her own place, a place where 

hard work, talent and persistence 
would carry her across battlefields 
of books, opinions, and gavels, where 
great minds clamored and clashed.  Continue reading

Music in the Trees

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I miss shaking a newspaper,
folding it closed, washing
black ink from my fingers,
feeling accomplished before
moving on with my day.

Instead, I hopscotch a crazy-quilt —
CNN. BBC. MSNBC. Fox. Round
and round, site to site and back,
never washing the stain
of sad news from my heart. Continue reading