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Gender: Female
Home country: USA
Current location: Oregon
Member since: 2001
Number of posts: 78,167

About Me

Female. Retired. Wife-Mom-Grandma. Approx. 30 years in broadcasting, at least 20 of those in news biz. Taurus. Loves chocolate - preferably without nuts or cocoanut. Animal lover. Rock-hound from pre-school age. Proud Democrat for life. Ardent environmentalist and pro-choicer. Hoping to use my skills set for the greater good. Still married to the same guy for 40+ years. Probably because he's a proud Democrat, too. Penmanship absolutely stinks, so I'm glad I'm a fast typist! I will always love Hillary and she will always be my President.

Journal Archives

trump Tower? How 'bout something like the Tower of London?

Something prison-ish.


Yep. That's like feeling compelled to include the Flat Earth Society to a panel from NASA.

Oh both sides! Both SIIIIIIIIIIDES!

NO!!!! Sometimes you do NOT need different sides to examine an issue. Especially when one side is complete bullshit.

There’s only room for ONE side: the TRUTH.

Easily identified by the shredded wheat straw head.

And repeat - BECAUSE it's necessary. This is NOT "pro-life."

If you claim to be “pro-life,” then you REALLY better mean it. You don’t get to tweezer out the whole embryo thing and leave it at that.

You better be foaming at the mouth about the reckless wanton destruction of the planet! That blessed orbiting home of ALL life.

AND all those children in cages.

AND all those refugees seeking their own “right to life” in a safe place where they can provide that safety for their families. THOSE lives count, too! You CANNOT discount or ignore THAT life just because you don’t like the color of the outer wrapping.

You DON’T get to tweezer out a highly selective definition of “life” when you absolutely disregard all other aspects of life - including human life.

Bookmarking this for sure.

Indeed. I'm there myself.

Gonna be making that an ask when we sit down to work

on the next Call to Action email for our Indivisible group.

Oh I'm sure ol' Andrea is salivating!

No fun not having Hillary to kick around anymore? We can ALWAYS go pick on another Democrat then. Right, Andrea?

Good point.


“... Between my finger and my thumb
The squat pen rests: snug as a gun...”

Dayum! That one certainly resonates, especially for those of us who view the pen as a weapon, too. Figuratively speaking, of course. As a writer, that’s my only “weapon” of choice.

And I’m pretty much a back-of-the-classroom variety compared to the works of giants like this poet.

I’ll never forget the Writers’ Strike that I covered years ago when I was still working. One of those protest posters that STILL speaks with a roar:

“In the Beginning Was the WORD.”
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