Category Archives: The Way Life Is

late to bed? it’s a dog’s life, baby


So many demands on my time these days. Of course, we have the ongoing political melodrama in the nation’s capitol where Chief Justice of the Supreme Court John Roberts is “presiding” over the impeachment trial of Donald John Trump in … Continue reading

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it’s a simple matter of justice – remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


1993 March on Washington for LGBT Equality Twenty-seven years ago this April I marched with the South Carolina delegation in the 1993 March on Washington. It was a life-changing experience not only for me but for hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading

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hear ye, hear ye – calling ALL patriots: Mayday, Mayday!


Tears rolled down my cheeks today as I watched and heard House Manager Adam Schiff read the two Articles of Impeachment referred to the Senate by the House of Representatives for trial and removal of the president. Listening to the … Continue reading

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boys and girls together


Finn, Oscar, Dwight, George – these are the names of the most important men in my life for the last nine years. I know for sure the number of years because Finn turned nine years old in November, Dwight will … Continue reading

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if these are the last days, we better have cash according to Pretty


Last night Pretty and I were watching who’s the greatest of all time on Jeopardy, bemoaning the fact that neither of us will ever make a million dollars answering questions which we might be able to think of the answers … Continue reading

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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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