Category Archives: history

Political Action: Peace Rally Against War with Iran

Thursday, January 9th 2019     On this night, Dear Hubsand and I got our family over to Harvard Square to join the national protest of tRump’s escalation with Iran.  For a Thursday evening in early January –outside in 23·F … Continue reading

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December 18th 2019 @8:36pm

Wednesday, December 18th 2019 My phone’s home screen:   ♠

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OBERHAUSER STORYTIME with Grandpa Paul 2019

November 29th 2019   Lordy the man can talk.  Does he have some good stories though! So go on; empty your bladder, grab a snack and get comfy ‘cuz this is gonna take a while.       *    … Continue reading

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Cascade of Health Care Bills – A Tiny Tale of Bureaucratic Nonsense, Grit, Gratitude and Plain Luck

Friday, November 22nd 2019   This afternoon I get another surprise: 19 identical envelopes in my mailbox.   Medical bills.  Each for $25. This is bullshit.  Miraculously I have some time so I start ripping them open.  They are for doctor … Continue reading

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Democratic Debate with My Son

Wednesday, November 20th 2019   Listening to the Democratic Presidential Candidates debate the idea of potentially taxing the 0.001% of the elite class all of $0.02 to fund innumerable programs, and how to fund healthcare, my son gets up from … Continue reading

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Packages for the Homeless: “Got Empathy?”

Tuesday, November 12th 2019   Traveling through Harvard Square today, I stop by the homeless guy with all the clever signs outside the Coop.  Today’s reads:  “GO AHEAD, MAKE MY DAY.” Then I cross the street to give a package … Continue reading

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My Horsey Dad’s Horsey Journal

November 11th 2019 Just before the end of my visit Dad pulls out these beautiful, soulful works of art to show me; a lifetime of notes on dressage training. Thanks for sharing these with me Dad! 🐎

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