Category Archives: Politics

What Memorial Day means to one soldier’s little girl

Memorial Day never struck me as a mini-Black Friday, the day to run to the nearest holiday sales or tell anyone who will listen, “Thank God I’ve got Monday off!” Memorial Day is about remembering. A day to do what … Continue reading

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A front row seat at the Pearly Gates: 2018 is coming

Elizabeth Warren was right on when she said she hoped that Republicans would donate their bodies to science so that, when they were cut open, we could end the speculation about whether or not they have a heart. I don’t … Continue reading

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Miss Manners, you’re our only hope

Before we start tossing around words like “bunker mentality,” let’s review some recent encounters with my fellow homo sapiens. Last Thursday, crawling out of my rural farmhouse for supplies, I must have driven over a nest of pick up trucks, … Continue reading

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Bombs bursting in air

Every American alive today has lived through America’s involvement in a war. Everyone. Call it “war” or a “military action,” it’s the same outcome bolstered by rhetoric to justify our heading out the door to help or harm. We like … Continue reading

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The politics of yarn

There are few things more convivial than a group of folks showing off their latest projects and talking yarn. Whether it’s knitting, crochet, spinning or weaving, yarn is the thread that binds those of us who love the fiber arts. … Continue reading

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Weather Report from Never Never Land: the Election

The last of the Presidential debates for this election go around is tonight and Americans will have to decide between Monday night football or a different kind of football. Back in Lincoln’s day, a Presidential debate had no moderator and … Continue reading

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