Category Archives: democratic socialism

Boomers Got the Vax by SNL

March 28th 2021 . Boomers Got the Vax – SNL [3:29]: . “Hm. Good for me!” It’s funny because it’s (sad but) true. .

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Condo Times: January 2021

January 28th 2021 I don’t know if it’s ever easy being a condo board member. Making this newsletter for example, was -to me- a lot of work. But it was still the easiest part of *this* day on the board! … Continue reading

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Un-Installing tRump

Wednesday, January 20th 2020: Biden-Harris Inauguration Day . . For realz, this is what I woke up to today: . . Pinching myself. And saying; “BYEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!” 👋

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Election 2020: #CountEveryVote Rally in Boston with the Kids

Wednesday, November 4th 2020 . Boy: We shouldn’t have to worry about the outcome of this election! Me: Why? Boy: Because I’m a KID! Me: I think you mean, you shouldn’t have to worry about whether this election is fair. … Continue reading

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Election Night 2020

Tuesday, November 3rd 2020 It almost feels like an out of body experience. It’s hard to believe this night is finally here, or actually happening. We wade through the blathering of the returns from the polls, and pass through a … Continue reading

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Back to School Night – Pandemic Style

Thursday, October 28th 2020 I don’t expect this post to be so interesting to others, as hopefully a useful reference for our family. With that, here we go: . Ways To See Work Assigments (include but are not limited to): … Continue reading

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Side Effects of Voting for tRump

October 2020 I found this TikToc to be quite informative. What do you think? #VOTEHIMOUT!!! And to be clear, please allow Phillipa Soo and Groffsauce to explain it: *

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Be Our Guest, Wear a Mask!

Thanks to my son for finding and sharing this gem. It’s definitely worth a listen, even if you are a “Mask Debater.” Wear a Mask (Be Our Guest Parody) [2:14]: You’re welcome! *

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Small Victory: ByeDon Signs for Our Condo

Saturday, October 17th 2020 This is a big deal because it’s the first time our condo community of 14 families has displayed a political message of any kind, not to mention that message is one big fat beautiful and dignified … Continue reading

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Jenny the Juggler on Boston Public Radio (re: Pandemic Stimulus)

Friday, October 16th 2020 On this day I allowed my attention to drift from the Home School long enough to call into my favorite radio show to check in with hosts Margery Egan and Jim Braude to opine about both … Continue reading

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