Category Archives: social justice

Carry the Future

December 17th 2018   Just in time for the holidays, Dear Hubsand and I have found ourselves on a streak of purging and organizing.  There are few things so gratifying as getting things OUT of your environment that are no … Continue reading

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Rudolph to DJTJ: Mueller Christmas Dude

December 7th 2018 Rudolph And Friends Respond To Donald Trump Jr. [1:17]:    Mueller Christmas to all!  And to all a good indict (…ment) !    

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Hospital Clowning: There Are Always More Sick Kids

Friday, December 7th 2018   Voice in my head when I’m leaving the hospital:  “But there are so many more sick kids.” Voice in my head: “But you made a difference to all that you could.”   Voice in my … Continue reading

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A Mueller Christmas

Friday, November 30th 2018 With all the incriminations and indictments reigning down this holiday season, let us take 53 seconds to enjoy this priceless little Trump Supporter enjoying their apple: Kid: Mom can I have an apple? Mom:  It’s an … Continue reading

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Fire Cider: Mom How Could You?

Monday, November 26th 2018 Once the Fire Cider is prepared it must marinate for a month during which it is to be turned over once each day.  Making coffee this morning I, ahem, turned it over. After school I encountered … Continue reading

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Clowns Without Borders: No Laughing Matter

Monday, November 19th 2018   After a year of Hospital Clowning under my belt I finally feel ready to start trying to join Clowns Without a Borders.  Here is a documentary of an example of their exploits, in Lesbos three years … Continue reading

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Get to Know Your Changing Congressional Body

November 2018 Another gem by the incomparable Stephen Colbert. 2018-11-10 Get to Know Your Changing Congressional Body [1:10]:   We’ve come a long way, baby. So far yet to go. ♠ #WomanPower

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