Rex’s Notes and Ideas:
“There’s a great danger in hope, as Roxane Gay has pointed out: “Hope allows us to leave what is possible in the hands of others,” she writes. “When we hope, we have no control over what may come to pass. We put all our trust and energy into the whims of fate. We abdicate responsibility. […]
It all started with a sticky bun. But, of course, it started much earlier with the first Outdoor School in southern Oregon sometime in the 1950s…
The reason people run for public office is that they want to make a difference: to right a wrong, to add their wisdom to the conversation, to ensure that taxpayer resources are well spent. This is important work and good on you for wanting to do it… But be ready!
Writing a book is a lot of work and when a friend said I should update my book, The Activist’s Toolkit, I was a bit astounded. I had just published it in 2015. Well, she said, a lot has happened since then! Including a certain presidential election. Prodded by her question, I went back and […]
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