Personal/Political ~ Josette Brose-Eichar

Josette Brose-Eichar


One cost of hate speech

Posted on November 15, 2023

Words, can they hurt us? Can certain words create fear, make us angry, sad or depressed? Read these words. How do you feel? What do... Continue

Why is it so hard to say ‘I don’t know’

Posted on November 4, 2023

My husband Dave and I were putting up posters for a Wake Up Sonoma protest at the Springs Post Office building and the Lanning Structures... Continue

Hate speech comes home

Posted on October 4, 2023
Hate speech comes home

Growing up in Minnesota I didn’t look like other kids. My Sicilian mother put a bowl on my head, cutting around it to create my... Continue

Greed and loathing

Posted on September 17, 2023

Last month, the California State Department of General Services (DGS) and the Grupe/Rogal partnership submitted a Builder’s Remedy... Continue

Job insecurity

Posted on September 1, 2023

As an event floral designer, I have become very familiar with event venues and hotels. I see work cultures where employees and vendors... Continue

Lies in all sizes

Posted on August 17, 2023

We like to think we know a lie from the truth, or think there is a gray area where we just can’t make a judgment. Sometimes we tell... Continue

What’s the plan behind the big buying spree?

Posted on August 10, 2023

Many years ago when we first moved to the Springs, I was out for a walk.  I saw this bumper sticker:  “Militant agnostic, I don’t... Continue

Powered by money

Posted on July 1, 2023

Where do you draw the line and consider someone wealthy? Is it if they own a home that is now worth a million dollars? Does it matter... Continue

Book bans and boycotts

Posted on June 1, 2023

In discussing the buying spree of KS Mattson, LeFever Mattson, or any of their 50 companies, it is important to make a distinction... Continue

In defense of the “Boomers”

Posted on May 17, 2023

Boomer. What exactly does this word mean? It could be someone who makes loud booming noises, or a person born in the years just after... Continue

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