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So far Joanne Georges has created 42 blog entries.

Are We There Yet? Global Warming

“Daddy Daddy, are we there yet?”
“Yes Dear, Wake up the rest of the family. It’s good news! Global warming is here, NOW.”


I’ve been told that the Chinese symbol for ‘crisis’ can have a dual meaning: Trouble or opportunity.

So the question becomes, “where is the opportunity?”

But First, How did we get here? Who’s to blame?

2020-01-09T20:22:50+00:00January 4th, 2020|

Isabella 2.0

Dear Isabella,

I want to respond to your thoughts and religious experiences which your mother related to me such as, “Why do they try so hard to change your belief? Why the many rules? Why do they suffocate you?”

My expansive background may be of help. I had many years in my quest to find some answers.

2019-11-27T17:42:04+00:00November 27th, 2019|

Dear Isabella

I was saddened to hear of some of your experiences as to religion. I’ll start by sharing my experiences and include some of what I learned by condensing the massive amounts of teachings if you want me to do so in the future.

I was born in a Protestant church. One of the first strange experiences

2019-11-27T17:39:40+00:00November 27th, 2019|

Dear Greta: How Did We Get Here

Dear Greta, How did we get here? What events led to this out-of-control spiral? It seemed that America was the strongest and smartest nation in the world. So, what caused this dangerous back-stepping, this decimation of the American Dream, the unraveling of the American Middle Class?

How We Got Here

In the 1920’s, the excess of capitalist

2019-10-26T21:32:50+00:00October 22nd, 2019|

16 Tons: American Poverty

Today, more than 30% of Americans live in or near poverty.

In 1955, Tennessee Ernie Ford had a #1 hit that defined the poverty of the era.

” … You load 16 tons and what do you get? Another day older and deeper in debt. St Peter don’t you call me cause I can’t go; I owe

2019-10-17T18:25:07+00:00October 17th, 2019|

Adventures With Depression

I’ve had a few adventures with depression.

My campaign running for U.S. Congress in 2004 ended in defeat. After a 12-month full time effort, I was physically exhausted. Even though I believed that second place in an election very well might have been better than first place in our dysfunctional political world.

Over the years, I have

2019-10-09T16:12:35+00:00October 9th, 2019|