Tag Archives: Morality

Just Keep on Gardening

April 26, 2014   Having decided the Empire has pretty much won the propaganda war over Russia concerning the Ukraine and that, whatever is going to happen will happen despite anything most of us can do about it, I’m doubling down … Continue reading

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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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Reshaping the World

The elite of the planet met in Davos, this week, for the World Economic Forum, as they have for over forty years. The theme of this year’s get together was, “Reshaping the World”, with global inequality one of the “hot” … Continue reading

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Coming out of the Cold

January 11, 2014  We went from zero for a high (with a low of -10) on Monday or Tuesday of last week to thirty-four for a low tonight and sixty degrees for a high tomorrow. Like much of the country, … Continue reading

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Thinking About Food in the Coming Year

January 4, 2014  Image courtesy of Simon Howden/ FreeDigitalPhotos.net Yesterday afternoon, my friends, Kathi and Mary, took me on what turned out to be a most excellent adventure. After taking me to pick up my medications, they treated me to … Continue reading

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Year’s End

December 28, 2013 I made a pot of chicken and vegetable soup for Christmas dinner (and supper). And before you say, “Poor old woman,” this was a deliberate choice based on several factors – the main one being, had I … Continue reading

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Being Old in Wintertime

December 7, 2013 We are getting old together – the cat, the dog and I.  The cat, who is thirteen, now, has turned gray around the head and tail, sleeps a lot more and, although still curious, sometimes needs my … Continue reading

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Bunkering Down

December 1, 2013   Forbes had a fascinating article on their forbes.com page this past week, titled, “Billionaire Bunkers: Beyond the Panic Room, Home Security Goes Sci-Fi”. http://www.forbes.com/sites/morganbrennan/2013/11/27/billionaire-bunkers-beyond-the-panic-room-home-security-goes-sci-fi/?utm_campaign=forbestwittersf&utm_source=twitter&utm_content=bufferc37c9&utm_medium=twitter   The caption under the picture at the top of the page … Continue reading

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Problems in Paradise

October 26, 2013 Other than our ticking off at least thirty-five national leaders – several of them, our close European allies – with our meddlesome NSA spying, more useless Congressional hearings on the lousy rollout of the government’s healthcare site, … Continue reading

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Comfort Food for the Heart

October 5, 2013 I’ve moved – sort of. One would think, moving from a small upstairs apartment to the larger downstairs apartment would be easy. One would be wrong. After ten years upstairs, I had my sixty-plus years of “stuff” … Continue reading

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