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True Enough

Kellyanne Conway.   I am in awe of you.  But at the same time, you are an enigma.  I regard you with such a broad spectrum of feelings that I have no idea how I’ll respond to you from one day to the next.  Not that you care.  You don’t know me.  I’m a mere speck

By | 2017-02-05T13:46:27+00:00 February 5th, 2017|Categories: Language, Politics|10 Comments

What Elephant?

Friendships have a lot in common with a marriage.  You are drawn to another person because, among other reasons, you like the same things, or he\she make you laugh, or because he is able to secure a reservation at the most popular restaurant in town. But then an important issue arises about which you and

By | 2016-11-01T12:44:43+00:00 November 1st, 2016|Categories: Friends, Politics, Relationships|6 Comments

What Happens in the Locker Room Stays in the Locker Room?

To borrow a catch phrase from George Takei:  Oh My!  What a field day for the snarksters!   Could we possibly be living in a better time? Pre-election daily life has turned into a satire of pre-election daily life. Such a plethora of new material with each news cast, tweet, and so-called presidential debate, one hardly

By | 2016-10-15T12:46:45+00:00 October 15th, 2016|Categories: Communication, Politics|3 Comments

Overload

Are you, like I am, ready to throw in the towel? Cry uncle? Knuckle under? Abandon hope? Turn the TV screen to the wall? Make promises to God?  Then you are, like I am, suffering from the malady known as Election Fatigue, or in drug company lingo, EF.  And there are still fifty-four more days

By | 2016-09-15T12:30:24+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Categories: Politics|4 Comments

My Dinner with Donald

When I started my website almost four years ago, I made a silent vow that there were three areas about which I would never write:  family (husband being the exception), religion, and politics. And 86 essays later, I’ve managed to stay faithful to my promise.   That is, until now. Unfortunately, there are some temptations that

By | 2015-09-30T08:07:11+00:00 September 30th, 2015|Categories: Politics|2 Comments