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Half a Century of Rights Overturned

Half a Century of Rights Overturned

Half a century ago, we were angry with each other and the government because of the Vietnam war, civil rights  — and Watergate.   Then the Supreme Court  decided abortion was a constitutional right.  (9 Things You Should Know About Roe v Wade) Fifty years ago,...

Headlines and Personal Examples

Headlines and Personal Examples

A Personal Headline Of all today’s headlines that upset me, here’s: The Queen missed the opening of Parliament . . . this is was a big headline for me!  The U.K.'s Parliament opens for the first time in six decades without the queen Throughout my life she has been a...

The Best Laid Plans

The Best Laid Plans

The best laid plans of mice and men  often go awry. * A plan in this first quarter of a new year was to get an exercise bike for those days when the weather argues against walking.  A friend who know me well commented, when she heard my plans: it will make a great...

What is Serenity?

What is Serenity?

I know it when I have it: serenity — and I know when I am losing it. And everybody around me knows when I have lost it.  But serenity is recoverable — available for the asking.  (The Serenity Prayer)     Serenity’s definition is the state of being calm, peaceful, and...

A Stumble

A Stumble

I was so nervous that Doug might stumble, I surprised myself when I missed the curb . . . again.   Sigh.  I wacked my shin, skinned the old knee, and shook myself up pretty good. Not to mention Doug.   Nothing broken — just shaken — I can hold a paint brush and a cup...

As January Departs . . .

As January Departs . . .

As January 2022 departs it left a familiar snowy calling card; perhaps colder than previous ones. Our Christmas tree still twinkles from morning to night, and we are still sipping our coffee from seasonal mugs. The weather is seasonal, and our social calendar . . . is...

An Homage to Paris

An Homage to Paris

No, I am not paying homage to the city of Paris. I am saluting the memory of a neighborhood cat, Paris.  Paris was a stray cat who roamed the back yards of Southgate Avenue in Annapolis. A relatively free spirit, welcoming the handouts and hospitality of our...

Blame it on the Sunshine

Blame it on the Sunshine

Blame it on the sunshine — or the coffee — or the rumor in our area that the Omicron Virus may be peaking.  I feel Hopeful. Sort of. That hope feels like a shaft of  sunshine, after weeks of gray— as friends and family endured bouts of illness over Christmas.  The...

Because I Don’t Know What to Say

Because I Don’t Know What to Say

Because, more often than not in these times, I don’t know what to say, my thoughts can feel like dense fog — groping for understanding.  This fog might explain  why often I am at a loss for words.    Bottom line, honest to Pete: I don’t know what to say when people...

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