Category Archives: thoughts on politics

Irma, Russia probe, DACA

Irma came roaring into Florida. We watched its progression into our state until we lost our electricity. Horrifying scenes of whole cities blown away. Caribbean islands obliterated. The keys destroyed. When the storm veered left we breathed a sigh of … Continue reading

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Summer, the eclipse, and wag the dog

Last night I drove my eldest son and granddaughter to the airport. Fertig, done. The last guests gone. Back to normal. I love when my kids visit, but I’m used to a lifestyle now of doing my own thing. It … Continue reading

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Amazon ads, climate change, incompetence

Recently, I discovered that Amazon had opened up the ability to advertise on its site for self-published authors who also publish books on sites other than Amazon. Previously, only authors enrolled in KDP Select could advertise. There was no fanfare … Continue reading

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I remember

I remember what it was like before the ACA. My annual mammograms hit my deductible so it cost me $250. My annual check-up with my gynecologist cost $25 and my annual check-up with my primary care doctor was $15. Nearly … Continue reading

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Strange times

Here we go again. We are not a full month into this administration and I dread turning on the news. I am horrified that this administration wants to dismantle environmental protections right off the bat. Put someone in charge of … Continue reading

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