Category Archives: thoughts on politics

The good, the bad, and the ugly

Sometimes it’s important to take stock. To count the blessings in life and also recognize the not so good. Hopefully the good will outnumber the other. I know it seems trite but at my advanced age, I feel grateful for … Continue reading

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“It is what it is” and other stupid platitudes

I grew up in the ’50s during the cold war when we had air raid drills in case of a nuclear explosion. I remember hiding under my desk or going out into the hallway as if we could really be … Continue reading

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We all should be outraged

I am cocooned in my comfortable lifestyle. My children are all doing well in life. There is no gang violence or drug lords at my doorstep.  I have not been sexually assaulted nor have my daughters. Yet, we now have … Continue reading

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Focus on what’s important

In these troubling times of name calling, swearing, lying, and cheating, embracing dictators, murderous regimes, and foreign adversaries by our president, it’s important to take a step back and realize that life is not about politics. Life is about pursuing … Continue reading

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Troubling times

It’s been very hard for me to concentrate lately on being creative because it seems everyday our democracy is under attack. I took for granted that the USA would always be a free country, a democracy, and have an elected … Continue reading

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