From news being reported, the lame duck is on his way back to Washington a day earlier than scheduled. Pence cut short his trip to Israel and is on his way back to DC as well. When an administration makes some drastic changes to schedules, it is a time of foreboding. When the lame duck… Continue reading Are We About to Have a President Pence?
As the COVID-19 vaccines begin to roll out, we are beginning to see who we value in society and who can take a back seat. Interesting, or maybe not with the lame duck still in charge, there is no orderly plan on how, when, or who will be vaccinated. I’m not quite sure why, even… Continue reading Our Values Drive Our Priorities: Vaccinations
Senator Bernie Sanders went to bat for the common people again today. Once again, Bernie was shot down by Senate leadership. If we’ve learned anything about him though, Bernie will be back at bat for us in no time at all. So many people think Bernie being a Democratic Socialist is a bad thing. Helping… Continue reading For the Common Good
I love to read. I met my book goal in Goodreads for 2020. I’ve always loved reading and will continue to do so. Rupaul says it best, “Reading is Fundamental!” But is reading good for you? I ask because my neck was hurting like crazy over the weekend, and I had a headache for a… Continue reading Is Reading Good For You?
As I read through the Washington Post story this morning about the Christmas Day bombing in Nashville, I, as have many others, have wondered what was the point of it. The bomber provided a warning that sounded first like gunshots to get the police involved. Then gave another warning telling people to evacuate and how… Continue reading Nashville Bombing is Another Scary Story
It is Saturday, December 26, 2020. Today 12,000,000 people are slated to lose their unemployment benefits. Most likely their sole means of income. It means if half of those no longer receiving benefits are married, 18 million people are now in danger. If just a quarter of those no longer receiving benefits have only one… Continue reading 12,000,000
Being the parent of a teen is never easy during normal times. It is even more challenging during the time of Covid. When we moved to our new home a couple of years ago, one of our worries was our teens would not acclimate to the school and town. And in some ways, our worries… Continue reading Covid Frustration
Behind on the timeline. It is an evening of wrapping; otherwise, why bother🤷🏽♂️?!
Did you know, at least after first being elected, the lame duck had private security protecting him in addition to the Secret Service? There was an apparent agreement the private security could not be armed and the Secret Service were in the driver’s seat. Whether this is still the case or not, I wasn’t able… Continue reading Infiltration?