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And not the kind you learned in Math classes. We walk every day at the local park because without two walks a day, Maverick is unbearable to live with. I adore him. I am old and he is not. He … Continue reading
Posted in my life, politics Tagged interrupting, politics, rudeness 15 Comments
Do you remember?
Do you remember walking into a store and seeing smiles? Do you remember seeing shelves full of goods, more than you could ever want? Do you remember turning on the news and seeing actual stories, real reporting? Do you remember … Continue reading
Posted in Corona virus, fear, my life, politics Tagged fear, memories, politics, Virus 8 Comments
Ration books and memories
My mother lived through both WWII and the Great Depression. On rare occasions, normally when someone of her generation was present, she would talk about those times. She was a great believer in “use it up, wear it out, make … Continue reading
Posted in Corona virus, fear, politics Tagged Covid, fear, politics, shortages 21 Comments
It’s just knitting – or is it?
Over the past few days I’ve joined a few groups that have been formed in response to Ravelry’s “no hate speech unless you hate Trump and then it’s okay” policy. I’m sad. I’m sad about the number of people who … Continue reading
Posted in knitting, my life, politics, Ravelry Tagged inclusivity, knitting, politics, Ravelry 7 Comments
I’ve thought about this all day. I shouldn’t have let it bother me, but it keeps coming back to me. Thousands of people marching across a border is not a caravan, it’s an invasion. I don’t invite strangers into my … Continue reading
A couple of years ago, I was accused of being a bully. The person who made the accusation did not confront me, or talk to me, or contact me. She cut off all contact and blocked me from any means … Continue reading
A lie is a lie even if you repeat it over and over
Watching the media these days is giving me flashbacks. My sister is a liar. Given the choice between a lie and the truth, she will tell the lie every single time. She’ll hold that lie to her breast … Continue reading
Posted in my life, politics Tagged lies, politics Leave a comment
Comey had nothing to do with my decision not to vote for you. There are a lot of reasons I didn’t vote for you – and the FBI investigation is merely one of them. It’s way down the list of … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Bullies, Hillary Clinton, politics Leave a comment
I’m worn out by this election. Last night I was subjected to attack ad after attack ad, vicious, nasty ads. It made me hate the candidate that approved those messages. It made me vow, again, never to vote … Continue reading
Posted in my life Tagged ads, election, politics Leave a comment