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Entries by Michealene Cristini Risley from 11/2008

"A message to the Red States"

| Posted 11.01.2008 | Politics

I received this letter via an email chain and found it thought provoking amidst all the pre-election jitters. The writer forces us to think and reve...

The Solution to Roe vs. Wade

| Posted 11.04.2008 | Politics

Senator Obama synthesized the issue in his comments during the final presidential debate. He said, "No one is for abortion, period." He is right.

The dreaded Note

| Posted 11.21.2008 | Healthy Living

We are living in a guest cottage of a house that we recently sold. The house and guest cottage are in the Woodside hills surrounded by walking trails...

| Posted 11.22.2008 | Politics

In addition to the AIDS epidemic, the mass starvation and increase of rape and abuse, Cholera has reared its head. Still, nothing is done by the rest of the world.

Thanksgiving reflections on my incarceration in Zimbabwe

| Posted 11.26.2008 | Politics

Thanksgiving is a time of reflection, and for me it always brings me back to my incarceration in Zimbabwe last year. Every day I am more thankful fo...