Monthly Archives: March 2014

Letting Others Tell our Story for Us

March 29, 2014   Last night, on the PBS News Hour, Jeffrey Brown interviewed Benin-born singer, Angelique Kidjo. During the interview, Ms. Kidjo said, she once asked her mother, “Why we women are blamed for everything,” and her mother said, “Because … Continue reading

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The Old Woman, The Disabled Dog and the Passive-Aggressive Cat

March 22, 2014  Over the last year since the dog and cat came to live with me, we have developed an odd, but serviceable working relationship. They grew up together and were even friends; now, both are old and wary … Continue reading

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Time to Get Busy, Doomers

March 15, 2014  From what I’ve read in the news, this week, it looks like we may go to war with Russia next week. Not a shooting war, (not yet, anyway,) but an economic war that in some ways is … Continue reading

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Ukraine and Gardening

March 8, 2014   Ukraine, 2014   Photo by Mstyslav Chernov Thank goodness for the blogosphere. Yes, you have to pick your sources wisely, but you can find news there that the corporate owned, mainstream media won’t touch. Such is the … Continue reading

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The Storm is Now

March 1, 2014 The weatherman told us we’d have a small storm, yesterday – some freezing rain, possibly snow. As it was, we had a little rain as the system moved through. We didn’t even get that, at this end … Continue reading

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