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AwakeAtLast's Journal
AwakeAtLast's Journal
February 12, 2021

I'm sitting in line to get my 2nd vaccination

They moved me and the rest of the faculty up because there was not enough others who showed up this morning due to the weather so we get them. I'm so thankful for Governor Pritzker! My former colleagues in Indiana are still waiting to be put on the list!

I have been in person teaching 600 elementary children per week since August, so I'm very relieved.

January 19, 2021

Current mood


January 17, 2021

I'm a teacher and I get my vaccine tomorrow morning!

I live in Southern Illinois where I have been teaching 600 students in person per week. To say I'm excited is an understatement!

🎶🎶🎶 Doing a happy dance! 🎶🎶🎶

January 8, 2021

Connor Lamb up next on the Last Word (1/7/21)

Wanted to give a heads up!

November 6, 2020

I didn't think there could be anything sweeter than an Obama win

Apparently I was very wrong. This is even better!

November 4, 2020

After witnessing this election, one thing is CHRYSTAL CLEAR:

Voter suppression still works.

June 20, 2020

What I did after watching Rachel Maddow tonight 6-19-20

She reported about the hostile takeover of Voice of America and other media outlets by a Steve Bannon associate. It made the hair on the back of my neck stand up.

I replied to another DUer earlier in the week that I was going to become a star member again. I had moved and changed banks, and had not gotten around to redoing my membership.

No longer! I promptly got my credit card out, and swiftly chose the monthly donation option. I am a Star Member once more!

I sincerely suggest that all non-Star members reading right now do the same. We must not let these right-wing lunatics reduce our access to actual news. Donating is a step in the right direction!

Disclaimer: No Admin has prompted me to post this, nor do they know that I'm doing it. It is my friendly suggestion to make this site even better than it already is, plus sticking a thumb in the eye of fascists. A Two-fer!

I am proud to say that I have been reading and contributing to DU since 2004, and I want it to stay around for a really long time. Who's with me?

May 2, 2020

I'm sitting in a Menards parking lot in Princeton, IN

My husband went in for some tools he needs for his job. Yes, he is still working outside our home.

Beautiful day, windows on the car are partially down to catch a nice breeze.

Remember, this is the middle of bright Red Trumpster town.

Menards only has one entrance open. People are stomping away from the others like children because they aren't being allowed in to their chosen door

Menards is requiring masks to he let in. Some people have them, some people don't, and then go to their car an miraculously find one. Others stomp off like children because they aren't being let in without one

If right wing Toadies Menards is turning away customers without masks, this virus is serious.

All of a sudden I see Snowflakes...

March 26, 2020

Who remembers the Terry Shiavo case?


Link to give info for those who don't.

The right wing lost their shit over this woman, demonstrating day after day after day.

She would be first to go in today's GOP world!

June 27, 2019

Meet Shadow_Goddess!

This is a very proud Mom moment for me!

Many Veteran DU members may remember a few posts over the years about my daughter's political upbringing. It started when she was four. She said she didn't like George W. Bush because "he sent Daddy away (to Iraq)". She loved Obama and cried with me when Hillary lost.

She has grown into an intelligent, independent and outspoken young lady. She begins her Senior year of High School this year.

She joins us today as new DUer Shadow_Goddess. Please welcome her!

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