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Reflections of an Evolving Elder: Close the Bars

Governor Bryan, please continue with your practical and admirable approach to this terrible threat. Make good on your promise. Close the bars.
A sign at Saturday's rally in St. Thomas makes a clear point. (Source photo by Shaun A. Pennington)

Reflections of an Evolving Elder: V.I. Racism May Look Different, But Results are the Same

I attended the march on St. Thomas waterfront Saturday morning. It was especially wonderful to see so many young people. The vast majority would fit into that category.
Mushroom Potato Stew

Cooking in the Time of Corona – Mushroom Potato Stew

I am not a big fan of raw mushrooms, but cooked, they are a hearty meal with a lovely wild taste that a vegetarian rarely finds. They are also high in niacin and potassium. The other attraction to this recipe are the potatoes.
A slightly damaged mother’s day memento of joy and deep suffering.

Reflections of an Evolving Elder: Mother’s Day Can Bring Both Joy and Grief

As I was falling asleep Saturday night, I vaguely remembered Sunday was Mother’s Day. I thought of a friend who lost her son to gun violence when he was just starting life as an adult. I made a mental note to reach out to her in the morning and then slept fitfully.

Reflections of an Evolving Elder: Road to Hell is Paved with Arrogance

The road to hell is not so much paved with good intentions as with arrogance, avarice and avoidance. “Government exercises, including one last year, made clear that the U.S. was not ready for a pandemic like the coronavirus. But little was done.”
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Op-Ed: Imagine Everyone Had a Safe Place to Be and Someone to Care

Imagine we were as a community able to come together and create a village where everyone is safe, where the marginalized among us had shelter and food and most important, people who cared about them.
Cedric Henry (Submitted photo)

Op Ed: Cedric Henry Will Not Die in Vain, Part II

On Tuesday night, four days after we got the news of Cedric’s senseless death, I mustered all my courage and made my way, with victim advocate Desiree Ritter Lambertis, up the narrow, car-lined, twisting roads of a St. Thomas neighborhood I had never visited.
Dr. Janice M. Vaughn-Knox tells the gathering at a St. Thomas conference that learning about the medical benefits of cannabis "rocked my world." (Source photo by Shaun Pennington)

Physicians Say Cannabis Therapy is Not Religion, It’s Science

Mother and daughter duo Drs. Janice Vaughn-Knox and Rachel Knox told a small gathering of health professionals, cannabis growers and processors on St. Thomas, that cannabis works.





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