I’m No Superstar

I’m No Superstar is a blog for people like me who want to make a difference in the world but know they aren’t activists. Each post contains a social action idea that most of us could do, a book that’s worth reading, or a link to a website that offers other ideas. Oh, and it’s all introduced by a sometimes quirky story from my life.

Seek the Light, Be the Light

In the beginning the Word already existed.    The Word was with God,    and the Word was God.He existed in the beginning with God.God created everything through him,    and nothing was created except through him.The Word gave life to everything that was created,     and his life brought light to everyone. John 1:1-4  I love Christmas lights. Les and I make

Life Interrupted

2020 was going to be a hard-charging year. A brave year. I blogged about it in January, putting it out in the world. We all know what happened. Life was interrupted in a humungous, global, full-stop. This week, as I listened to the fabulous “Hello Goodbye 2020–2021” podcast and used its accompanying workbook, I had

In My Next Life I’m Living Near Family

I wrote this blog post a week before Christmas. I merely had to add photos in the morning and press publish. Instead my reliable Mac crashed, and I lost a day trying to get it up and running (shout out to the Apple phone support, which worked with me for more than an hour, and

Great Expectations and Vague Disappointments

“Visions of sugarplums . . .” I had visions of what Christmas would be (although it didn’t include sugarplums). Nothing grandiose; after all, we had no local family and none coming in for the holiday. My visions were more for the season than the day: a Christmas play or two, a few musical events, tours


Have Carol Speak For Your Group

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