Share Your World is Melanie’s weekly challenge to answer four questions plus sharing gratitude. These are her questions and my answers this week. QUESTIONS: 1. Do you believe in soul mates? If so, do you think there is only one person meant to share that bond with you, out there in the world? (credit to […]Read More SYW: On finding one’s soulmate, my mother’s hats, schaum tortes, and 2-for-1 sales
Nice – another word with all five vowels to add to my collection! 🙂 I had never heard of the word sequacious before, so I checked several dictionary definitions. The American Heritage dictionary defines sequacious as follows: se·qua·cious (sĭ-kwā′shəs) adj. 1. Highly impressionable or unquestioning, especially in following a leader or embracing an idea: “False […]Read More Sunday RDP: Sequacious – Trump voters and caterpillars
Yesterday’s news items: Manafort found guilty on 8 counts. Cohen pleads guilty to 8 charges, implicates president in two of them. I decided to share some of the memes being shared on social media (because they’re clever and say it better than I can). These are my favorites so far.Read More Today Is Brought to You by the Number 8
I watched the news today (oh boy), to hear about the summit between Trump and Putin. In the opinion of many, including some Republicans, Trump is a traitor. I believe either Trump wants Putin’s help to become a dictator or Putin has something on Trump (hopefully the latter). This photo is worth a thousand words. […]Read More What Can I Say?
I’ve heard this word, but I admit I had to look it up. Once I read the definition, I wrote a four-stanza haiku about the first person that came to mind. Posted for Your Daily Word Prompt: Supercilious. SUPERCILIOUS: DJT Supercilious Super-silly and trumped-up So full of himself. Pumped at his rallies His base always […]Read More YDWP: Supercilious Haiku
The Republican Party has two mantras: “states’ rights” and “job-killing regulations” (or “job-creating deregulation”). Neither of these is served by two joint resolutions currently making their way through Congress: H.J. Res. 69 and its companion in the Senate S.J. Res. 18. House Joint Resolution 69 would repeal the Fish & Wildlife Service’s rule outlawing the […]Read More This is madness
250,000 people filled the streets of downtown Chicago for the Women’s March on Jan. 21. But it wasn’t just women – lots of men and kids of all ages too! My husband, son and I and three friends came downtown by El and metro, met in a predetermined spot, then joined the throng. The mood […]Read More Solidarity on Saturday in Chicago
Dale and I spent last weekend in Madison, Wisconsin. There is a large farmers’ market on Capitol Square every Saturday which is famous and always crowded. Like spokes on a wheel, streets stretch outward from the square. We went down a couple of these, including State Street, which has the most interesting shops and restaurants, […]Read More Monday Windows: Madison store fronts