Understanding the Times
Last Year’s Journal Entries

Last Year’s Journal Entries

Looking back over last year’s journal entries and blog posts, I was blissfully UNAWARE of what was barreling our way.* Doug wasn’t.  He bought the last gallon of hand sanitizer in the  drug store, and ordered masks and gloves by the end of January February 2020 Then,...

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Why Are You So Horrified?

Why Are You So Horrified?

Why are we so horrified our duly elected President undoes what his predecessor did? That’s the platform on which he – or, one day SHE – ran! Now some of my friends are absolutely horrified that Mr. Biden is doing what he said he would do if he were elected President....

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Like 9/11 January 6th Was

Like 9/11 January 6th Was

Like 9/11, January 6, 2021 was a day I never imagined seeing. To see American insurrectionists storm the United States Capitol under the pretext of  “protesting” was a bewildering as seeing jets fly into the Twin Towers. But to hear other Americans excuse or defend...

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Greased Poles

Greased Poles

This year we gave each other bird feeders, complementing the one our daughter gave Doug last year; last year: remember that? Me, either. That single feeder, located outside the dining room window brought so much diversion and pleasure we figured let’s multiply it! But...

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