Tag Archives: Irene Fowler

The Sun Came Out to Play

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor “I believe in liberty for all men: the space to stretch their arms and their souls, the right to breathe and the right to vote, the freedom to choose their friends, enjoy the sunshine, and ride … Continue reading

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China’s Steel Wall

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor “China’s leader Xi Jinping on Monday vowed to bolster national security and build the military into a “great wall of steel,” in the first speech of his precedent-breaking third term as president. Speaking at the closing … Continue reading

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Women’s History Month: Citizen Ilhan Omar

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor Yesterday was International Women’s Day and this year’s theme is #EmbraceEquity. “March is also Women’s History Month in Australia, the United States, and the United Kingdom and is a time to celebrate and recognize the amazing … Continue reading

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The Road to Justice

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor “Justice grows out of recognition of ourselves in eachother…that my liberty depends on you being free too.”– Barack Obama___________ “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, … Continue reading

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Waiting to Wait

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor “Of all the hardships a person had to face, none was more punishing than the simple act of waiting.” – Khaled Hosseni – A Thousand Splendid Suns “Waiting is a sustained effort to stay focused on … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Week message

from IRENE FOWLER, Contributor “Love is the beauty of the soul.”     — Saint Augustine

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The Martin Butterfly

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor The Monarch butterfly considered to be the king of butterflies and the most beautiful of all butterflies in the world,” Panescu says. “They represent strength, endurance, spirituality, trust, sustaining what they believe, transformation, and evolution.” – Google … Continue reading

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William & Harry: Blue Blood Bros

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor William Shakespeare:   “Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.” As You Like It   “Deep malice makes too deep incision: Forget, … Continue reading

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Trump and the cursed golden stool – A Folktale

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor January 20, 2023 marked the second year anniversary of Joe Biden’s presidency. In the immediate aftermath of his electoral victory, I wrote a folktale/fable condemning Trump’s villainy and depravity. Folktales are stories originating in popular culture … Continue reading

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A Floral Universe Award

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor “A flower’s appeal is in its contradictions –so delicate in form yet strong in fragrance, so small in size yet big in beauty, so short in life yet long on effect.”– Terri Guillemets “Flowers always make … Continue reading

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