2005 – U.S. Congress formally apologizes for its failure to pass any of the 200 anti-lynching bills introduced from 1882 to 1968.June 13th
I ordered my Father’s Day gift to myself a few minutes ago. I’m going for high fashion this year as I ordered this face covering –
I was thinking of face masks today as I struggled with the one that I wore for the short time that I was out on Friday.
And I came across this article posted on site for religion and spiritual focused blogs – Patheos.com –
“7 Takes on Wearing a Mask” in which Anne Kennedy reflects:
I myself am not sick at the moment.
I don’t have a cold or a fever or anything.
I am basically fine, but for the sake of others, I have to put a shield over the source of my very own breath–my nose and mouth.
Of course, God is the source of my life, and whether I am wearing a mask or not, he knows the true state of my health and my soul.
But, for the sake of others, I can die a little death and cover my own breath, I can count the wide world as more significant than myself.
I need not even use it as another means of self-expression, writing something on the front to let you know who and how I am.
I can recede, I can decrease, I can let others and their good health go in front of me.https://www.patheos.com/blogs/preventingrace/2020/06/12/7-takes-on-wearing-a-mask/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Best+of+Patheos&utm_content=57
And I came across this “mile-stone” announcement today – “MAD Magazine Debuts Al Jaffee’s Final Fold-In Art” as this legendary cartoonist, now 99 years old, is retiring.
MAD Magazine has a very special place in my heart as I grew up as a voracious reader of it. And I am positive that my love as an adult for satire can be traced directly to the humor of MAD Magazine I read in the 1970’s and 1980’s.
Here’s that final fold in….