Tag Archives: United States

Are They Really Trying to Kill Us?

October 18, 2014      Over the last couple of weeks, reading at doomer forums and the comment sections of some doomer blogs, I’ve seen some of the most irrational (and frankly, sometimes venal) conspiracy theories I’ve ever read. Come on, folks, … Continue reading

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Terminal Something

September 13, 2014    Seems like, this week, the Empire moved from terminally stupid to terminally insane, declaring an “air war” on IS in Iraq and Syria (even though we already have around 1500 “advisors” –all wearing boots, as one wag … Continue reading

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Early Morning Thoughts

August 9, 2014  This morning, I did something I rarely do on blog post day. After reading some of the morning news, I went out into the garden. While it was still in shade from the walnut tree, while the … Continue reading

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I Need a Vacation

May 17, 2014   Since today and tomorrow will be sunny and warmer (sunny mid to high sixties compared to rainy mid forties and fifties,) followed by seventies and eighties for all of next week, I am taking a vacation from … Continue reading

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Reaping the Whirlwind

May 10, 2014  This will be a short post this week as I have spent most of the day looking at videos and pictures from the terrible Trade Union Building fire that took so many lives in Odessa, Ukraine, over … 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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A Right to Bear Arms

January 12, 2013 Well, not owning any arms, nor being likely to, I will leave the ongoing “discussions” on the subject of one’s individual right to keep and bear arms and the government’s right to limit (though not do away … Continue reading

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For the Twenty Dead Children and Those Who Died With Them

December 15, 2012 Even a writer runs out of words to express her grief and rage.  I am there.  So let me just leave you with a few facts and a poem by W.H. Auden. Number of children in the … Continue reading

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Another and An Other

March 24, 2012 This week, I’ve been thinking a lot about several different stories that seem to have little or nothing in common.  But, you already know that when I say something like that, it’s because I think I’ve found … Continue reading

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