Monthly Archives: May 2014

A sad commentary on our times.

I was going to leave this alone. Because what more can I add?  The crazy just keeps getting crazier.   The good ol’ N. R. of A. just keeps on pushing.  And people just keep on dying. And then I read … Continue reading

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And then, a big NO thank you for the words from these nincompoops.

Courtesy of TPM: ( http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/joe-the-plumber-wurzelbacher-ucsb-shooting-dead-kids) Samuel Wurzelbacher gave his condolences this week to the families of the victims of the mass shooting near the University of California, Santa Barbara. But no tragedy is going to stop “Joe The Plumber” from defending the … Continue reading

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Thank you for your words Maya Angelou

The world lost the most beloved of voices today, May 28, 2014.   If you were ever fortunate enough to hear Maya Angelou speak, then you know of what I write. A famed poet, an enthralling orator.  A spectacularly loud voice … Continue reading

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Meet Matilda

Matilda is a moose. At times, she doesn’t look like a moose.  But then she’ll turn and by golly, then she’s a moose. But that whole eating on her knees thing had me, to quote one of my all-time, most-disliked-persons-ever, … Continue reading

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Yes, it’s snowing. And yes, here are some pictures. And no, these are not file photos. (Taken earlier this morning.)

Pretty amazing, eh?  May 11 no less. We’ve already lost one bird.  A little pine siskin.  He hit the window and I found him on the snow under the finch feeder out front. Still breathing, bleeding eye.  I brought him … Continue reading

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So…Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers of the world (my awesome one included)!!

Momhood is the bestest thing ever, in the whole wide world. It took three degrees, two of which are considered post-graduate, professional degrees and umpteen thousand dollars of student loan debt to come up with the above sentence. Pretty good, … Continue reading

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View from the porch yesterday morning (APRIL 30)

Yes, this is what the view looked like. Yes, it was April 30, 2014.  APRIL 30. And thankfully, yes, the sun came out today.  I can see grass again and it’s not frigid cold.  And the white things aren’t falling … Continue reading

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