Just like everyone, I’d like our yard to be green, luscious, and soft to walk across. So far this has been a pipe dream that is hard to achieve. The Indiana ground is very inhospitable in our area. Essentially it is pure clay. Digging in it is quite an adventure when adding bulbs, annuals, and… Continue reading Grass is Hard to Grow
The past couple of days, thinking about the death of Justice Ginsburg, and how the trumpists didn’t even wait 24-hours before declaring they would fill her seat. As they made this declaration, their hypocrisy was in full view. When there was an open seat during Obama’s last year as president, he nominated Judge Garland to… Continue reading Choose: Despair or Rage?
Had our second band contest this evening. Went well during this newfound cool fall weather we are having. See you tomorrow.
Listening to the radio today on the way to pick up my son, Joy Reid was talking about the Supreme Court, vacancies, and would a replacement be made. It hit me this meant someone had died. It next hit me of please don’t let it be Ginsburg. I was stopped at a stop sign and… Continue reading The Day the Notorious RGB Died
This evening it was csikós tokány (chee-kohsh to-kahny) for dinner from my new Hungarian cookbook. Basically it is pork stew with bacon, and it was very tasty. Was just the right thing for our cool breezy evening. When we got back from walking the dog, I began thinking about how we, or at least I,… Continue reading Csikós Tokány
Herd immunity is a term we keep hearing in the news of late. I keep wondering why it is called herd immunity. Are we now cattle? This evening as the news was talking about herd immunity it dawned on me why this term might becoming part of the vernacular. This administration believes us to be… Continue reading When Did We Become a “Herd?”
As the news is coming out about a doctor who performed hysterectomies on women, under the care of ICE, in bad faith, I am at a loss for words, and a loss of how I should feel. Should it be outrage, shock, sadness, embarrassment, disbelief? Maybe it is all of these and more that just… Continue reading At a Loss for Words
The fear is real and has been since the first group of militia showed up at a protest in Virginia fully armed, and no one stopped them. The fear is real and grew as a group of militia showed up at the Kentucky State House and entered the Capitol building fully armed, and no one… Continue reading The Fear is Real
Dear Joe and Kamala, Congratulations on becoming the winning Democratic team. You make a good team as you balance one another in your skill sets and your experiences. I’ve been enjoying watching your campaigning take off after everything became official. I’m just a lowly informed voter. I’ve been married for over 15 years, have four… Continue reading Dear Joe and Kamala…
While listening to the radio today, there was a pundit talking about the upcoming election. They were discussing who would be voting for whom. This particular commentary, focused on LatinX voters, was in line with another discussion about whom black men, and men in general, might vote for president. Both talked about the number of… Continue reading Explain so a Five-Year-Old Would Understand – Take 4