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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: Random
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.
one final birthday card – and gift
The card was given to me by my good friend Bing at dinner in our favorite Mexican restaurant last night where she and another good friend Meghan treated Pretty and me to a delicious meal. Yummy! The card came with … 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
Mexican food means family to Ella
Queso dip smeared by three year old Ella over the table top in our booth as she tried to helpfully clean the double digit droplets of white cheese on the space in front of her, bright red contents of one … Continue reading
you old storyteller, you
Ann Richards. Barbara Jordan. Stacey Abrams. Molly Ivins. Betha Day Morris. Ann, Barbara, Stacey, Molly and Betha shared a common gift, storytelling, honed from their various Texas influences. I call them the OGs of storytellers I would be happy to … Continue reading
Posted in family life, Humor, Lesbian Literary, Life, Personal, Random, Reflections, Slice of Life, The Way Life Is, The Way Life Should Be Tagged ann richards, barbara jordan, betha morris, master storytellers, molly ivers, preface to deep in the heart: a memoir of love and longing, stacey abrams, storytelling, youtube videos 14 Comments
USA TODAY 2023 Women of the Year South Carolina Honoree: Dawn Staley
Quannah Chasinghorse. Roberta “Bobbi” Cordano. Goldie Hawn. Maura Healey. Nicole Mann. Monica Munoz Martinez. Michelle Obama. Sandra Day O’Connor. Sheryl Lee Ralph. Grace Young. USA Women’s Soccer Team. Women of the 118th. Congress. Who are these women, and what do … Continue reading
Posted in Lesbian Literary, Life, Personal, racism, Random, Reflections, sexism, Slice of Life, sports, The Way Life Is, The Way Life Should Be Tagged basketball hall of fame coach vivian stringer, cheyney university, coach dawn staley, ga, Gamecock women's basketball, goldie hawn, grace young, maura healey, michelle obama, monica munoz martinez, nicole mann, quannah chasinghorse, roberta bobbi cordano, sandra day o'connor, sheryl lee ralph, south carolina honoree for 2023 usa today women of the year project, sweet 16 in greenville region, usa today women of the year in 2023, usa women's soccer team, women of the 118th congress, yolanda laney 4 Comments
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
ode to the Old Woman in the Shoe
There once was an old woman who lived in a shoe. She had so many health issues she didn’t know what to do. From the white hair on her head to the arthritic joints in her swollen toes that bent … Continue reading
Posted in ageism, Life, Random, Reflections, Slice of Life Tagged achilles heel, arthritis, battle of the bras, crocs, physical issues of aging for women, wrinkles, yeti coolers 8 Comments