Category Archives: tragedy

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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Darling Daughter: Despair and Delight

Friday, January 3rd 2019 That time when Australia is burning and the illegitimate fascist Liar-in-Chief is fomenting war in the Middle East and your house is trashed and your foundations are slipping, but you are a mom and your most … Continue reading

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December 18th 2019 @8:36pm

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

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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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Impeachment Explained in the Spirit of Schoolhouse Rock

October 2019 The Good Fight’s Animated Guide To Impeachment [1:55]:  “How’s impeachment work? This tongue-in-cheek animated video from The Good Fight, created by Jonathan Coulton and appearing at the end of Season 2, Episode 7 (“Day 450″), will tell you … Continue reading

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Helping People is Just Not that Hard

October 22nd 2019 All this stuff cost me $25 bucks:   This modest haul -plus $5 of vitamin C cough drops- is enough to make TWELVE packages worth of stuff to hand out to homeless people. Each bag in this … Continue reading

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