Senators Murkowski (AK), Cassidy (LA), Romney (UT), Sasse (NE), Rubio (FL), Collins (ME), Toomey (PA) have all explicitly said Biden is President-elect. Several have called Biden to congratulate him. However, as a whole, “Republicans,” have been neither gracious nor respectful in recognizing and acknowledging Mr. Biden’s accomplishment. As of this writing, the most important “Republican,”… Continue reading Caucus with Dems
Raise your hand if you thought it would all be over on November 3, 2020. Raise your hand if you think it will all be over on January 20, 2021. Raise your hand if you knew it wouldn’t be over until all the hurt and harm caused by the lame duck has been addressed and… Continue reading It’s Who They Are
Who knew watching a show about chess could be so exciting! If you haven’t had a chance to watch yet, you should, no must, watch The Queen’s Gambit. It follows the life of a female chess player from a young age, to coming of age in an orphanage, to her debut on the world’s stage… Continue reading Crying Over Chess
Vacation has begun. Going to be a staycation of course, but still looking forward to some time off. See you tomorrow.
Last night I participated in a Twitter chat, which I do most Wednesday evenings. The topic for this chat was mental health, and how high schools now have social clubs that both fight the stigma of seeking mental health assistance and to promote the benefits of using mental health professionals. While working on our current… Continue reading Mental Health Matters
My mind is awash in chaos this evening. No real topic or thought is clear enough to coagulate into a coherent topic. Some of the things circulating through my synapses are the following: Why doesn’t Twitter have an edit button? Why doesn’t Twitter ban the lame duck since he is spreading so many harmful lies… Continue reading The Chaos of My Mind Today
This evening as I was unpacking the final boxes of books from our move, I came across my very first Bible. It is a small red Bible that was just the right size for my smaller hands at the time I received it. When I opened it, along with a flood of memories from the… Continue reading Books and the Bible
Our country has been through many battles and wars. From the American Revolution to the Civil War through World II and Viet Nam. Each of these have taught us more about ourselves as a country, and in some ways, humbled us on the world stage. However, none of the modern day wars diminished our standing… Continue reading Are the Democrats Battle Ready?
While doing some baking today, I had the TV on in the background. I was hoping to catch up on the news about Covid-19, an economic recovery bill, or an update on progress towards the transition from the lame duck to President-elect Biden. Although I would have liked to have some some good investigative journalism… Continue reading Dominated by a Tweet
After several weeks of waiting, we finally have all of our chairs for the dining room table, and finally the bookshelves we’ve wanted for downstairs arrived at IKEA. I took the afternoon and evening to put the four bookshelves together. While doing so, I starting watching a movie. That movie lead to another, and another,… Continue reading A Day for Me