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First Lady Eleanore Roosevelt brings Marian Anderson to the Lincoln Memorial to sing America the Beautiful.

2016, Mirror Image Edutainment, Alan John Mayer Recently, I watched the biography of Eleanore Roosevelt. It was Mrs. Roosevelt who, already as early as 1932, was setting the building blocks for the Civil Rights Movement. My 19th century father, and … Continue reading

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Mahatma Gandhi quote

2015 Mirror Image Edutainment, Alan John Mayer “The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

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Dear Ms. Caseworker

2018, Mirror Image Edutainment, Alan John Mayer Here is a thought that came to me the other day, while writing a letter to one of my case workers. Because you mentioned it: I am in heaven in my new home, … Continue reading

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In Memory of my Aunt, Eva Rieger

This piece needs editing.  Mirror Image Edutainment, Alan John Mayer When I was twenty, my favorite Aunt Eva came to visit from Germany.  While my mother worked most of the summer, I drove Eva to the Garden of the Gods, … Continue reading

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A Boy 15 –Lost In Confusion — in Europe

2014, 2018 Mirror Image Edutainment, Alan John Mayer Thank you, Mummy Dearest. I have been watching Heimat, a German television trilogy, in thirteen one hour episodes, set in the early 1960’s, the same years I lived, and attended elementary school, … Continue reading

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The 12 Steps — A quick review

Mirror Image Edutainment, Alan John Mayer I admitted I was powerless over others, my life had become unmanageable. I came to believe only the power of God could restore my life to sanity. I made a decision to turn my … Continue reading

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To My Friend Tilikum and All Abused Animals

2018, Mirror Image Edutainment, Alan John Mayer If it is to be it is up to me Animal abuse is reflected in our own abuse of each other as human beings. Violence and abuse on the planet can seem the … Continue reading

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Jesus, Buddha, and Mohammed in a Room

Invite Jesus, Mohammed, and Buddha into a room with tea leaves, and they will make tea and love one another. Invite their followers into the room, and they will fight, then kill each other off over the tea. What does … Continue reading

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Meck & Miao Photos at Play

Mirror Image Edutainment, Alan John Mayer Peace for today, courtesy of my animals.  Let my little pussy sit on your face and in five minutes you, too, will be purring. Within minutes, thoughts evaporate into thin air. Whenever one of … Continue reading

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“Service Dogs Are Working Animals” I tell my caseworker “They are not pets”.

Mirror Image Edutainment, Alan John Mayer until they poop on my floor. The following is a letter requesting my animals be respected as my family. Dear Mr. Supervisor, several years ago I had a two bedroom voucher, which I relinquished … Continue reading

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