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Obituary of W. Newell Hendricks

W. Newell Hendricks, born on February 23, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, died peacefully in his home in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Friday, April 3, 2015, after a long struggle with cancer. His wife and his two daughters were with him. … Continue reading

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Report on Family Trip to Nicaragua

It’s been awhile since I have posted anything.  In that time I went to Nicaragua with 17 members of my family, and when I returned, decided to enter hospice care.  The treatments were no longer effective and going to the … Continue reading

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2014 evaluation update – Nicaragua Delegation

Last August I posted an evaluation of how I was doing on my goals for 2014. I won’t repeat that evaluation – most of it has held.  I do continue to visit my mother every three months, and hope to … Continue reading

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My experience with racial injustice in the courts

Picture courtesy of Diana Trautwein’s recent facebook post The third floor of this Santa Barbara Court House is a jail. I looked out through these windows as I awaited my hearing. Here is the section of my book where I … Continue reading

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Little Things I Can Still Do

I can sit. I can lie down. I can talk while sitting or lying. Sitting, I can write letters to my nieces Who lost their father this past summer. Sitting, I can save a booth at the café for a … Continue reading

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Spending the Day with My Granddaughter

Thursday is my day to spend with a child Two hours gliding through morning haze Muting the blazing colors of fall; Passing the hills I know too well From last week’s ill advised bike trip, I descend to cross the … Continue reading

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Emptiness

Last Month Tanya Marlow invited me to participate in her fall Tuesday series: Suffering and God.  I was very pleased to be asked and wrote the following refledtion. My brother died last May of a sudden heart attack. He was a … Continue reading

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