Iranian-American Boy Gives Life Savings For Peace: Should He Be Sent Back Too Mr. Trump?

First Published by @SocialEarth  As the media shines the spotlight on Trump’s circus-carnival-barking they overlook the stories of another side of America—the side of America that celebrates our successful interweaving of immigrant cultures, the great American patchwork that has made our land a beacon to those fleeing oppression and poverty since our nation’s dawn. Equally overlooked […]

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twin humor by pamela alma weymouth

Driving While Parenting Twins

It strikes me as odd that the federal government has yet to cite the dangers of driving-while-parenting—parenting twins in particular. Common sense, highway accident rates, and brain science have examined the lethalities of drinking and driving, texting while driving, and mobile phone use while driving—but somehow, the ever-more-dangerous hazards of driving while parenting somehow remains […]

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Donald Trump: You’re Fired!

If Donald Trump were a student at my sons’ elementary school he’d have been suspended long ago for tantrums, bad sportsmanship, use of foul language, name-calling, bullying, and last but not least “alleged” sexual harassment and sexual abuse of multitudes of women including the alleged rape of a 13-year-old. If he were my kid I’d have […]

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Why Writers Need To Grow Alligator Skin

I’ve recently been pushed up against my manifold flaws: my disorganization, my fear that my writing isn’t good enough, that I’m not as published as I should be by my age (“Why don’t you have a book Mama?”), my constant tardiness, the fact that I’m 48 and halfway toward the death march and my funny, […]

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