Category Archives: thoughts on politics

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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Life’s challenges

Four weeks ago I had a total knee replacement. I did my homework by asking people who had one about their experiences. All told me it was rough but worth it. Worst time is the first two weeks. I took … Continue reading

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