What can I do about it?

Did you ever watch the television show, Kids Say the Darndest Things, when it was on? Art Linkletter was the first host of the show, followed by Bill Cosby. The program was improvisation at it's finest. Nothing was rehearsed, truly an example of what you see is what you get, and it was hilarious. I love phrases from children. One of my favorite that our family has used through the years came from my cousin, Brad. It was, How can mine help it?" He said it when something happened where he felt helpless. He knew someone should do something, but [...]

It Takes More Than Lip Service

Did you do anything fun or exciting this weekend? I had the opportunity to attend the 4Sarah Benefit Dinner. This was their first one and I would venture to say it will be an annual event. The purpose of the event was to highlight the work 4Sarah is doing in the fight against commercial sexual exploitation and ask others to partner with them financially so they can reach their goals for 2015. I love the organization, the staff and the work they do. Not only do they raise awareness, but these ladies are the rubber meets the road, boots on the [...]

5 Ways You Can Fight Sex Trafficking in America

                         MSNBC Sex Slaves Do you ever watch MSNBC? It is one of the few networks that boldly shines a spotlight on the issue of sex trafficking in America through their series, Sex Slaves. They travel across the nation, highlighting various cities where law enforcement is taking steps to crack down on the purchasing of sex. Sometimes, the target is the demand side. Law enforcement agencies set up sting operations and use undercover police officers to pose as prostitutes. Once a deal is made, the john- the [...]

What? I can’t hear you. Speak up!

Photo taken by Sam Norris Do you enjoy art? If I'm honest, there are some pieces I look at and just don't get.  I enjoy looking; however, very few pieces of art truly move me. I don't know if that says more about me or the art I've seen. As I looked through Sam's photos from his trip abroad one caused me to pause.  It seemed to draw me in as I looked at it.  It spoke to me.  It is a picture of a sculpture outside of Auschwitz. Sam said he couldn't remember the name of the [...]

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