Category Archives: History

March Madness 2021

Every year, I spend more time photo-shopping my bracket than actually making intelligent picks. Seriously Texas…

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Inauguration 1_20_21

I enjoyed Biden’s speech and I thought it struck the perfect tone for his new presidency. But for me… Amanda Gorman’s poem was the highlight. It was an amazing, uplifting and inspiring end to the ceremony. It ushers in the … Continue reading

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Brand new day 1_20_21

So… how’s everybody feeling today? Ooooohhhh… and a nice sunset to boot!

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Covid-19 1_19_21

I got a little choked up to see this evening’s ceremonial recognition of what this pandemic (that has now claimed 400,000 lives) has cost us. The awful right-wing lie that Covid is a hoax and that exhausted doctors, nurses and … Continue reading

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A wake up call.

Wise words from Matthew Cooke goin’ round the inter-tubes lately (matthewcooke.com). Via.

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Deja putsch

When I watched the Republican Convention of 2016, I was struck by how often the Presidential nominee raised his arm as he spoke at his acceptance speech. A rigid L-shape… punctuated with the hand in a white power “ok” gesture … Continue reading

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Winter solstice conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn 12_21_20

Jupiter is the larger, brighter object. Next conjunction this close will be in about 375 years. Can’t wait!

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Victory! 11_7_20

I was getting the mail and saw this sunset, which seems apropos for my current feeling of elation. 2020 is ending on a good note after all.

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Pumpkins and Elections

Our 2020 Halloween pumpkins and spending election night watching a fire and NOT the tv (turned out to be a boon for our mental health). For all the despair over how so many folks can vote for someone so incompetent … Continue reading

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James Randi 10_21_20

Another of my heroes has passed on.

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