Froma Bird's Eye View

By Raven West

Author Archive: Raven West

The Decade in Review 2010-2020

Since 1968 I’ve been filling pages of a yearly diary. These books came from an insurance company in my home town of Ellenville, NY which is now owned by a high school friend of mine. Every New Year’s Eve for 42 years after, I’d perform a “retirement ritual” where I would lay out all the …

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His Name is Earl

According to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, there are approximately 50,000 homeless people in and around Los Angeles living on streets, parks and freeway underpasses. This is a story about just one. He name is Earl. About fifteen years ago when I lived in Thousand Oaks I was working as the store manager for …

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Bill Maher is Right! Obesity is Disgusting!

It is not often that I agree with Bill Maher – however his recent tirade on “Fat Shaming” was dead on – Americans are not only fat, but disgustingly obese. Maher is not the only person stating the obvious: Dear Fat People by Nicole Arbour. As expected, the response from the “feel good” media has been …

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