How to Support the Beirut Relief Efforts

As you many all be aware, on August 4th, at 6pm local time, a massive explosion took place at the Seaport of Beirut in Lebanon. It appears the cause of the explosion was due to the accidental ignition of over 2,700 tons of ammonium nitrate stored unsafely for many years at the ports. https://twitter.com/MsHalaCo/status/1291430788873904129 This…

Back to Normal? What Normal?

https://www.instagram.com/p/CBQyo8hg8yi/ I recently posted the following statement on Instagram and Twitter, "I do not want to go back to normal. I want to go forward to a better, brighter, and peaceful future." I have been reflecting a lot these past several weeks on many, many things, from what's happening around us to my personal well…

A Moment of Reflection

The other day, I went out for a walk after staying home for a good week straight. Upper Great Highway by the Ocean Beach Trail was (and still is) closed to traffic. The skies were a bit gloomy, the air was cold and the waves were hushed. I just stood there in the middle of…