Tag Archives: politics

Can’t We Move Beyond Adam and Eve?

Last night my husband and I watched the CBS Evening News and listened to anchorman Scott Pelley talk about how General David Petraeus had been “brought low” by a woman. I was so livid I put the program on pause … Continue reading

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Civic Duty

The alarm jarred us awake at 5:45 A.M.  It was still dark and the house had not warmed up yet. We threw on clothes, grabbed our voter registration cards, and headed out the door. Once we were in the car, … Continue reading

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Celebrating Our Constitution’s 225th Birthday

Yesterday was the 225th birthday of our Constitution, and what better place to celebrate it than in Philadelphia, the city where it was written and signed.  Last week we stayed in the historic district, and I walked across the street … Continue reading

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Lying to Children

Yesterday, as I was walking to the gym for my yoga class, I came across a field mouse, deceased, on the sidewalk. It reminded me of the time many years ago in San Antonio when we had the toughest time … Continue reading

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We’re Losing the Voice of Reason

The decision of Olympia Snowe, the moderate Republican from Maine, to retire from the Senate is more than a little troubling. We’ve suffered through more than three years of gridlock as senators and congressmen from both sides of the isle … Continue reading

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The Face of Poverty

I was planning on writing another light-hearted post this morning, but reading the newspaper at breakfast put an end to that.  On the front page was a picture of a young woman, Kimberly Meade, crying in her car.  She had … Continue reading

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Come On, Women! Where the Heck Are You?

My daughter recently volunteered to babysit an adorable five-month-old baby boy to help out a struggling family. Having been the mother of baby girls, my daughter was unprepared for how quickly she could get sprayed while trying to change his … Continue reading

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