Author Archives: deb

About deb

Wandering and wondering - taking it all in -- and increasingly shaking my head. Who are we and how did we get to this here? And, what, where and how next? Putting what I see and think out there in pictures and always looking for other ways, hence, this blog. This blog, like me, is a work in process and still doesn't quite know what it wants to be when it grows up.

Coming Soon, One Less Place Marker

If the rain holds off, a helicopter will arrive soon to remove the PNB letters.  I wonder how many photos of them have been taken over the years.  I know I’ve taken quite a few. Advertisements

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Nairobi. And Our Coverage

I, like most of us, I’m sure, was horrified, disgusted and saddened, when i read/heard/saw the news about the massacre at the Nairobi shopping mall. Between terroristic acts around the world, the mass shootings here in the U.S., and the … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Governor: gay couples marrying, ‘like 12-year-olds’

One of the local reporters here in Philly this morning noted that Pennsylvania is an island when it comes to Hsu marriage. We’re surrounded by a number of states that marry gay couples, and even  the Pennsylvania governor’s traditional ally … Continue reading

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Ask.fm and Social Media in General — Another Heads-Up for Adults

I know that the issue of kids being bullied while using Last.fm — six teens have committed suicide, [reportedly] after being bullied on the site — is not new news., but it’s relatively new to me. I’m no Luddite, but … Continue reading

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Buy My Book…Please

Originally posted on Raising My Rainbow:
This is the awkward post that I knew I’d have to publish one day.  The day is here. My book, Raising My Rainbow, goes on sale in exactly two weeks.   So, here I am…

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Yo, Mr. Corbett, Mr. Nutter: Stop Messing with Our City’s Future

Originally posted on Streets Dept:
(Image via Fight for Philly) Fund our schools… Fund Our Schools… FUND OUR SCHOOLS!

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