Category Archives: history

Bernie 2020: My Boyfriend’s Back

February 2019     We’re BACK, Baby!!!   Ever since Bernie announced the reboot of his presidential campaign, I’m like: Angels – My Boyfriend’s Back [2:09]:             ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥

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Shining Light: Words that Don’t Belong to Everyone

Monday, February 11th 2019   Astonishingly, a School Committee Member in our town is currently under hot scrutiny for having said the full N*word out loud in front of a group of students.  In the turmoil that has ensued, of … Continue reading

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Parenting: Self-Actualized, Competent, Capable, Confident Adults

Wednesday, February 6th 2019   As I am now on a journey to better understand how to deal partner with helicopter parents, I came across this wonderfully inspiring and succinct overview of How to Raise an Adult by Standford Dean … Continue reading

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The Terminal Gate

Friday, January 18th 2019 NOTE:  Contemplations on the end of life written before six flights scheduled in 10 days, and posted after completing all of them safely, FWIW!   Maybe I’m a little afraid today, but not much.  I’ve been … Continue reading

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Ayanna Pressley Rises: Her First One-Minute Speech on the House Floor

January 8th 2018 *My* U.S. Representative in Congress, Ayanna Pressley of the 7th Congressional District of Massachusetts, delivered her first speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in response to the ongoing government shutdown.  It took only … Continue reading

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#116th Congress for the Record

Friday, January 4th 2018   When Gavin read this he said, “Wait! No. It’s actually 43 out of 45.”  I waited to be elucidated by his historical insight.   He explained, “The current president isn’t white, he’s orange.” Be that as … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to the New Congress!

Friday, January 4th 2018   Yesterday marked the first day of the new U.S. Congress, wherein an historic number of women and progressives and minorities were sworn in!                         … Continue reading

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