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in conclusion (3) and oh yeah, about roseanne


The Alabama River was a picture of calm and serenity that stood in sharp contrast to our day filled with turbulence and uneasiness. The colorful cocktails, merriment of the partygoers on our riverboat cruise and the blaring upbeat music of the band on the boat lifted my spirits and … Continue reading

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sweet home Alabama!


Thank you to the people of Alabama for restoring my faith and hope in a life-long American dream of liberty and justice for all and for reminding me that Every Vote Counts. I especially want to thank the black women … Continue reading

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why do we need hurricanes to remind us what makes us better people?


The stories of bravery, compassion – heroism in the face of unimaginable adversity – have been captured by social media and more traditional TV coverage every minute of every day for the past week during Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath … Continue reading

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We Will Not Let Hate Win


This week marks the one-year anniversary of the massacre of  49 members of the lgbtq community in Orlando at the Pulse night club. We all remember and will stand with the people of Orlando who refuse to allow this tragedy … Continue reading

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The First Census – North Carolina – 1790


Life with Pretty is always an adventure with few dull moments. For example, we just spent at least five minutes downstairs hollering at each other about whether I had used her gift certificate she gave me for Christmas for a … Continue reading

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I’ve Been to the Mountaintop


If you are a cyberspace friend of Red’s Rants and Raves and/or The Old Woman Slow’s Photos, you know South Carolina Pride was this past weekend in the state capitol of Columbia.  I took 163 digital images over the weekend … Continue reading

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