A Tyrant on the Loose

Noshes and Nourishment: Random Thoughts and Ideas A Tyrant on the Loose Russia’s unprovoked war in Ukraine is a human tragedy. Thousands of the Ukrainians are living in rubble, many without shelter, food, water or medical care.  According to the Office for Human Rights at the United Nations, there have been more than 3,400 civilian casualties, […]

Optimism Dwindles, But Hope Remains Strong

Memo To: Joseph Biden, President of the United States; Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the U.S.  House of Representatives; Charles Schumer, Majority Leader of the United States Senate Subject: Optimism Dwindles, But Hope Remains Strong I am grateful that the three of you are holding the reins of American leadership during this critical and contentious time. […]

A Different Way to Combat Climate Change

The first time I thought about the potential danger of climate change was during my early days in Jimmy Carter’s gubernatorial administration in Georgia. Carter said that other than reorganizing government, he “spent more time on preserving our natural resources than on any other issue.” His focus, of course, filtered down through the agencies and […]