Erin’s Journals

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Just a thought… If you are feeling helpless, help someone. [Aung San Suu Kyi] My friend, I never thought I’d say this, but I think I’m running out of things to write about. I’ve spent more time looking at a blank screen than I ever did when I was creating Mourning Has Broken and this is

Rob WhiteheadWednesday, June 10, 2020
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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Just a thought… You’re only human. You don’t have to have it together every minute of every single day. [Anne Hathaway] Okay, true confession time: I tried to shake someone’s hand yesterday. We were walking around downtown Sidney and a young man holding his two-year-old son started up a conversation. When we were done, I

Rob WhiteheadTuesday, June 9, 2020
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Monday, June 8, 2020

Just a thought… Everyone thinks they have the best dog, and none of them are wrong. [W. R. Purche] Is it just me, or does this week have a whiff of hope in the air? (Of course, there could have been something else that happened since I wrote this, but I’m taking a chance….) Perhaps

Rob WhiteheadMonday, June 8, 2020
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Friday, June 5, 2020

Just a thought… Whataboutism: a conversational tactic in which a person responds to an argument or attack by changing the subject to focus on someone else’s misconduct, implying that all criticism is invalid because no one is completely blameless. [] Finally, Friday. So I’ll start today with a bit of background: I got berated on

Rob WhiteheadFriday, June 5, 2020
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Thursday, June 4, 2020

Just a thought… Trouble knocked at the door, but, hearing laughter, hurried away. [Benjamin Franklin] It’s been a few days since I thanked you for visiting this journal – so I’m doing it now. My Wednesday morning began as I read the comments in emails and on Facebook about the poem I posted. So many

Rob WhiteheadThursday, June 4, 2020
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