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- memory makers over Memorial Day
- I will be missing you, Tina Turner
- Calling All Lesbians – Time to Speak Out!
- Nana, is your birthday over yet?
- Prologue to I’ll Call It Like I See It Revisited
- Economics 101 Revisited
- Epilogue For Deep in the Heart Revisited
- and then there were these Mother’s Day Moments in 2023
- making fudge with my mother
- if not us, who? if not now, when?
- guns over children? american carnage
- the eyes of texas – and the rest of the world – are upon you
- one final birthday card – and gift
- you can cage the singer, but not the song – Harry Belafonte (1927 – 2023)
- and now I’m seven and seventy
Flannery O'Connor answered the mystery for me of why I write?
I write because I don't know what I think until I read what I say.
Category Archives: politics
Epilogue For Deep in the Heart Revisited
I find it almost as difficult to leave Richards at age sixty as I did when I was thirteen. The family and friends of that small town live in vivid memories that come easier to me than what I had … Continue reading
Posted in death, family life, Lesbian Literary, Life, Personal, politics, Random, Reflections, Slice of Life, The Way Life Is, The Way Life Should Be Tagged deep in the heart a memoir of love and longing, reading with oracle, revising my work, revisiting my work, the state of texas, where is home 4 Comments
if not us, who? if not now, when?
Look, Joe and other folks, number one is that you people are not listening to 61% of American citizens who want a ban on these assault rifles according to a Fox News Poll in April, 2023. Thoughts and prayers are … Continue reading
guns over children? american carnage
Civil war has been declared on American citizens going about their activities of daily life by other American citizens using AR-15s, the chosen weapon of this war. Is anybody listening? Ban the damn things. Ban them all.
the eyes of texas – and the rest of the world – are upon you
A thirty-eight year old man accused of murdering five neighbors in Cleveland, Texas was captured in a smaller Texas town called Cut and Shoot that was less than 20 miles from where the crime happened after a massive four day … Continue reading
a sneeze changed history
Today marks the 55th. anniversary of the assassination of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; it was the day following his final speech delivered at the Masonic Temple in support of the striking sanitation workers in Memphis, Tennessee and … Continue reading
Equal Pay Day 2023
AAUW Equal Pay Calendar 2023 Equal Pay Days Thanks so much to the American Association of University Women for the above images and information they provided on this significant component of Women’s History Month in 2023. And thanks to Brazilian … Continue reading
Posted in Life, Personal, politics, Random, sexism, Slice of Life, sports, The Way Life Is, The Way Life Should Be Tagged aauw equal pay calendar in 2023, billie jean king, camila pinheiro poster for 2023 us open tennis tourney, equal pay for women, equal prize money for men and women in tennis, personal discrimination in the workplace, when did 4 majors establish equal prize money for women and men, women's movement in the 1970s 2 Comments
everything, everywhere all at once – Cardinal style
the two OG cats post Carport Kitty neighbor cat visits regularly Charly getting white hair, too – but still always at my side Carl’s life is as blurry as this picture with loss of hearing, vision – but his smell … Continue reading
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY
International Women’s Day Dedicated this year to the women of Ukraine, Iran and the women seeking asylum on the U.S. – Mexico border
March Madness starts Women’s History Month for Pretty and me
Women’s History Month for Pretty and me begins with March Madness every year. While we fall woefully short of being perfect card-carrying lesbians in areas like do it yourself home improvements and/or knowing all the lyrics to Brandi Carlisle’s music … Continue reading
Posted in Life, Personal, photography, politics, racism, Reflections, sexism, Slice of Life, sports, The Way Life Is, The Way Life Should Be Tagged aliyah boston, brea beal, coach dawn staley, Gamecock women's basketball, kiera fletcher, laeticia amihere, march madness, olivia thompson, sec tournament in 2023, victaria saxton, women's history month, zia cooke 7 Comments
the good name of John Lewis, American patriot
I no longer have to imagine a world without John Lewis as I did when I originally published this piece in July, 2020 – because I have now lived in that world in real time for almost three years. I … Continue reading