Category Archives: Politics

The Dreaded “P” Word

I’m always late to the party, and by party, I mean Internet kerfuffle. Case in point, the flurry over John Scalzi’s blog post regarding white male privilege. The thesis being essentially (and correctly) that all other things being equal, being … Continue reading

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How to Enable a Murderer

The thing that strikes me about the Trayvon Martin case is that, to some extent, the issue of gun control has been ignored. Make no mistake. I know racism was the cause of this young man’s death. Given that the … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Sex

By now everyone knows about Rush Limbaugh’s Lush Viagra Limpballs’s  nasty attack on college student, Sandra Fluke, whose only crime was appearing before Congress to explain that birth control [pill] had essential uses beyond preventing pregnancy and therefore should be … Continue reading

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Stop SOPA

The matter of SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act, has already been addressed by writers with much more verbal facility than me, but I thought I’d chime in anyway, my post directed at those (few, I hope) authors, who through … Continue reading

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For Want of a Lightbulb

Saturday morning and my husband and I are paying homage to our god. In other words, we’re in Lowes, worshiping and tithing to the home improvement deity, who might actually be some variant of demon, but honestly, who gives a … Continue reading

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Save a Manatee, Eat a Teabagger

Though the cholesterol may kill you. Rather than the tricorn hats and tea bags, the official Teabagger (no, not calling ’em Tea Party) symbol should be a helmet.  As in, “they’re so stupid, they should wear one so as not … Continue reading

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There Aughta Be a Law

There are couple of interesting side effects to a home remodel.  The first is the unpleasant knowledge of just how badly the cheap-ass contractor slapped together your house. The other is the discovery of all kinds of “treasures” in the … Continue reading

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Something to Aspire To

Because I have a whole host of partially written blog postings on things that are far more interesting, but the sun is shining and I’d rather be in my garden than … well, anything. My goals as a writer: A) … Continue reading

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From A Distance

Early Monday morning, and I’m wandering around the house looking for my left shoe, which I’m sure, must’ve been stolen by Stitch. (Because I’ve watch Lilo and Stitch waaay too many times.)  The greyhound is trailing behind me, crashing into … Continue reading

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The F Word

As in…Feminism. I’m currently reading Ironhand’s Daughter by David Gemmell.  My poor husband has been trying to get me to read Gemmell for years.  Trouble is, I’m a bit burned out on S&S fantasy, as well as urban fantasy (UF).  … Continue reading

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