I don’t often do Share Your World, because I’m either too busy or can’t come up with an answer. But today I did. So here’s Cee’s Share Your World for this week: If you were given $22 million tax free dollars (any currency), what is the first thing you would do? (This is just a […]Read More SYW: On Becoming a Millionaire, Gifts, and Joys
January 20, 2018 I’m always amazed at the cleverness of the signs at protest rallies and marches. I went to the Women’s March in Chicago again this year with my husband, and we met up with some friends from the western suburbs. I had planned to make a sign this year but due to circumstances […]Read More Women’s March Chicago 2018
For today’s Flashback Friday, in the wake of yet another mass shooting, I have decided to re-post what I originally posted on January 3, 2013 (three weeks after the Sandy Hook massacre). I am also including a section from another previous post, written on March 29, 2013. Pictures of the most recent mass killing, two […]Read More Flashback Friday: 2nd Amendment vs the General Welfare (Repost)
I realize that I am a bit late on this, but I needed time to organize my thoughts on this. I am happy that Word Press is entering the political debate and look forward to civilized discussion a la “Mind the Gap” as it is called, on this and other issues. Using the “long form” […]Read More Weekly Writing Challenge: The State of the State
The First Amendment states: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise there of; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. The 2nd Amendment states: A […]Read More 2nd Amendment vs 1st Amendment – whose rights should be protected?
I don’t often write poetry, but sometimes that’s how the most difficult and painful subjects come out. I didn’t know what this was going to end up until I wrote it, a poem in 4 sections. BARBIE DOLL On display Barbie dolls line the shelf Different personalities: Casual with jeans t-shirt ponytail And high heels […]Read More Barbie Doll