Whee, it’s over! But it isn’t. The chaos continues and we, the American citizens are left shaking our heads and our fists shouting ‘Enough already!” With both sides claiming victory when about 5 million votes separate the two, it is hard to understand how there could be this much controversy. But hey, we have been… Continue reading Is it Over?
“Why,” she questioned, “don’t you want to know? “I had a life before you, before I married your father. “A meaningful life. “I knew other people, interesting people. I worked. I loved. I laughed. I cried. “I had a life.” At seventeen I had no history, no interest, and no answers.
A friend recently noted that I was ‘low maintenance’, and I took that as a compliment. Then I began to wonder; what exactly does low maintenance mean? Am I boring? Am I not forceful? Am I muffled? I could be gentle. Does low mean I’m miserable? That I have diminished needs? Or I don’t require many… Continue reading Low Maintenance: Good, Bad, Who Cares?
Reunions can cause indigestion, depression, laughter, embarrassment, discomfort, and unanswerable questions. Questions like: Do I have to hear that same story again? it is the 76th retelling, and it wasn’t that funny the first time it surfaced. My gosh, Cousin Maude looks ancient! Oh yeah, she’s my age! When did cousin Dickie start drinking beer… Continue reading Reunions Bring Out the Best!
July 4, 2018 Can I celebrate this day the way I have past Independence Days: without thought, concern, doubt, fear, disgust, or alarm? The question plagues me as I watch the sun rise on this two hundred and forty-second birthday of the United States of America. On this day more than two centuries ago a… Continue reading July 4, 2018
NEWS FLASH !!! The Mexican government has voted to build a wall along its entire northern border, blocking any travel by Americans into the country. This action was taken following the rise of gun violence in the United States, and the refusal of the U.S. government to enact legislation restricting gun ownership or meaningful gun… Continue reading What If?
Cee’s Share Your World questions for this week got me to thinking, which is often a scary and distracting exercise. But, here are my answers to this week’s queries. Do you prefer eating foods with nuts or no nuts? I like food with nuts, and they can be any kind. I like nuts in salads, mixed… Continue reading Nuts, Comedy, Cards and Non-sense
Cee has the most interesting challenges, and this Share Your World inquiry sparked my imagination. Here are my answers to this week’s questions. What was one of your first moneymaking jobs (other than babysitting or newspaper delivery)? Since my parents owned a couple of weekly newspapers I delivered papers for many years as I was… Continue reading Cee’s ‘Share Your World’ Answers
I don’t have a lot of answer’s for Patricia’s questions, but once more I am reminded that discrimination against women continues to be alive even if subliminal. https://patriciasplace.me/2016/05/08/the-beauty-of-women/#comment-21733