Just a thought by Judith Martin-Straw

2020 Hindsight

I’m so exhausted, you’d think I’d been running into the mob to take photos; although I was only sitting at home watching it on television. It’s one of the expected physical responses to trauma. I’m …[READ MORE]

Just a thought by Judith Martin-Straw

Another Record Broken

The ceremonial swearing in of new City Council members is often a notable moment; what is notable is that there often something so politically damning, it’s a new milestone. Two years ago, I wrote that …[READ MORE]

Just a thought by Judith Martin-Straw

Very Fine People

Yesterday’s message from Acting Police Chief Manny Cid was an attempt to lower the temperature of a still-smoking conflict. The only way to really douse the flame is to stop allowing them fuel. Chief Cid …[READ MORE]

Just a thought by Judith Martin-Straw

September Song

September is Suicide Prevention Month. This on top of the pandemic, the politics, the economy and the fires. Stick around – we might even come up with a happy ending.  Just last month – about …[READ MORE]