Beto O’Rourke Art from El Paso

from Life of an El Paso Woman

Life of an El Paso Woman

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Hi everyone! I hope you’re doing well! I’m sorry I haven’t been around the blog too much, I’ve been on assignment lately. I’ve been reading and commenting on blogs but I haven’t written in a few days here. I had fun writing my last couple of assignments for a weekly publication in El Paso. One of my stories has to do with local artist Patrick Gabaldon’s art of Beto O’ Rourke. All of the monies Patrick raises from his art goes towards O’ Rourke’s campaign. If you follow current events, social media and/or my blog, you’ve most likely heard of O’ Rourke. He’s running against Senator Ted Cruz in the midterm election on Nov. 6. Texas is known as a red state aka conservative state. Some say it’s impossible for Texas to ever become  a blue state aka liberal. El Paso is liberal but most counties in Texas are conservative…

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Straightlaced Saturday — Cornelis Drebbel 4

Check out the latest story on Teagan’s Books.

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Saturday, September 8, 2018 

A “Mighty Wurlitzer” circa 1929

Thanks for being at the station for this rerun of my steampunk serial with a Victorian setting.  This adventure was written spontaneously, with “three things” left by readers (back in 2015) driving every element of this story from the setting to the characters.   

Writing Process

I enjoy alteration, as you will see while this story progresses.  Names are never accidental with me. You’ll see that many of the minor characters have names that begin with “B.”  I did that as a subtle way of helping you keep up, since I’m conscious of the fact that it’s hard to keep up with a serial. 

Also, I entertained myself with the names of a group of characters you’ll meet today.  Suddenly I needed to name four lesser characters. That was just too many “B” names to throw at you.  I’ll let…

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San Francisco Rises to Defend Democracy

I was one of over 30,000 people who marched in
San Francisco Saturday, September 8, 2018.

Though today’s event was focused on climate change
people also had another serious problem in mind.

Here are a few sights from the march:

at the march For Climate March in San Francisco
The 2018 March for Action on Climate Change
We Rise for Survivalat the march For Climate March in San Francisco
We Rise for Survival
A little girl on her Father's shoulders at the march For Climate March in San Francisco
Defend Democracy
a sign that reads We want a World for Our Grandchildren at the Rise For Climate March in San Francisco
We want a World for Our Grandchildren
I Value the Common Good at the march For Climate March in San Francisco
I Value the Common Good
We Rise For Democracy at the march For Climate March in San Francisco
We Rise For Democracy
Save the United States of America at the march For Climate March in San Francisco
Save the United States of America
Stop the Abuse of Immigrant Children at the march For Climate March in San Francisco
Stop the Abuse of Immigrant Children
Labor Rises at the march For Climate March in San Francisco
Labor Rises
The Magnitude of the Crime Shall Never Again be an Excuse for Doing Nothing at the march For Climate March in San Francisco
The Magnitude of the Crime Shall Never Again be an Excuse for Doing Nothing
Trump Must Go at the march For Climate March in San Francisco
Trump Must Go
A sign that reads Buddhists rise for liberation at the Rise For Climate March in San Francisco
Buddhists Rise

(C)Rob Goldstein 2018