Monthly Archives: February 2019

Large Popcorn with Extra Butter, Please

If you’re in DC the bars are opening early today, and specials are on tap for people gathering to watch Michael Cohen’s testimony, starting at 10AM. It’s been hyped through the roof and I admit, I am as interested as … Continue reading

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Boundaries

I actually wanted to avoid writing about boundaries today, but the topic wouldn’t go away, so here I am. So, by boundaries I don’t mean anything like Trump’s absurd and over-hyped wall. Yes, boundaries are about drawing lines and keeping … Continue reading

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It’s Here!

So, it arrived earlier than expected and now comes the part where I need to start using it. How will that go? What will I write? I am intimidated by the bullet journal, wanting it to be somehow perfect, rather … Continue reading

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A Fountain Pen and Chuck Taylors

I bought myself a fountain pen yesterday. I didn’t need a fountain pen. And, until Katie showed me her fountain pen, I hadn’t realized that I wanted one. But once I realized, I took action swiftly and decisively. It’s slated … Continue reading

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Falling Short — Sorry Alice!

So yesterday’s post fell far short of the stated mission of this blog – or at least a part of its mission…’Entertaining Alice.’ So, I apologize for that and, as a corrective, share a more affirmative and less snarky political … Continue reading

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So, He’s In, Again

I wrote about him two years ago, here and here. And I feel much the same today as I did back then. Except maybe I’m a little bit angrier, actually. Here’s one of the things that pissed me off recently … Continue reading

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Just This Today

Yesterday morning a good friend from work lost her years’ long battle with leukemia. All day, I couldn’t stop thinking of this poem. I share it now, remembering Martha with love on this, the first morning that doesn’t have her … Continue reading

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In the Parking Lot at Hannaford’s

Yesterday morning I did the food shopping and was walking to my car after finishing up at Hannaford’s when I was approached by an African-American gentleman. He looked to be about my age, maybe a little older. He had on … Continue reading

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Walking in the Woods at Night

Coming home from work on an icy Tuesday evening, it’s so tempting to change into jammies and grab a book and a warm cup of tea. The darkness looks daunting and always, it holds the unknown. Yup, nearly every night … Continue reading

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Tomorrow

Tomorrow is the first anniversary of the murders at Parkland High School. In the twelve months since 2/14/18, there have been 1200 young people gunned down in this country. 1200. In a project titled Since Parkland, student reporters have refused … Continue reading

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