Category Archives: racism

pretty in fine form for new year’s day


‘Twas the week after Christmas, and all through the house two creatures are stirring, and neither’s a mouse. Only Spike and I are up so far, and in all fairness we’re probably not even stirring – more staring than stirring. … Continue reading

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gold, frankincense and myrrh with a 21st century twist


I’m a basic Bah, Humbug Christmas person and have been for years.   I’m not clinically depressed during the holiday season, but neither am I joyful.  I resist the pressure to shop ‘til I drop, but that isn’t limited to a … Continue reading

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dear Santa, send boxing gloves


“Dear Santa Claus, how are you? I am fine. I have been pretty good this year. Please bring me a pair of boxing gloves for Christmas.  I need them. Your friend, Sheila Rae Morris” “That’s a good letter,” my grandmother … Continue reading

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PRESIDENT IMPEACHED: A LESSON IN CIVICS AND THE REST OF THE STORY


And it came to pass in these days that President Donald J. Trump has undergone a three months long impeachment process which resulted in the preparation of two articles of impeachment approved by the House of Representatives in a majority … Continue reading

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ROAD TRIP! GRANDBABY ON BOARD!


Over the spirited reservations of both Papa Williams (NanaT’s father) and NanaSlo (me), NanaT (Pretty) moved full steam ahead with her plans for our granddaughter’s first car trip “up the road” as we say in our family whenever we drive … Continue reading

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a hard candy Christmas


I’ll be just fine and dandy, Lord it’s like a hard candy Christmas. I’m barely getting through tomorrow, but still I won’t let sorrow bring me way down. ——  Carol Hall lyrics from the musical The Best Little Whorehouse in … Continue reading

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OK, BOOMER? let’s see what you got first


Pretty will be the first to tell anyone that I am the world’s last to know anything about pop culture because I am not a twitterer, instagrammer, pinterester, redditer, or snapchatterer. I am not linked in, tik tokked, or tuned … Continue reading

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a pre-thanksgiving meltdown


Pretty and I have so much to be thankful for this year I plan to do a Very Thankful Thanksgiving post in the next few days – complete with pictures of our six weeks old baby granddaughter. Thanksgiving is my … Continue reading

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PT – I see light at the end of the tunnel, but the train headed toward me today


Good morning … or afternoon, he said glancing at the clock on the wall, why don’t you come over here and we can talk while we wait? I glanced around the usually filled waiting room at the rehab facility to … Continue reading

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quid pro quo? mother goose says hell, no! it’s a shakedown!


Pretty began today by announcing she wished we turned back the clocks every night. If we did, she continued, she would be out of bed every morning at a respectable hour. That’s hilarious, I said, and laughed. Our conversation went … Continue reading

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