Thoughts on the Queen’s death

September 15, 2022
The Queen's death. Not unexpected. But still a bit of a shock. A family has suffered a deep loss, one that's written all over each of their stricken faces. I can...

When they just don’t get it, eggs must be broken

August 30, 2022
If you are looking for a definition of tone deaf, or an example of missing the point, here you go: The other day a social media friend posted that she didn't...

How right or wrong isn’t straightforward, even in mur

August 24, 2022
Right or wrong. Black or white. We do love our absolutes. But it's really not that simple. Oh, we wish it were. And we act like it. But it's not. I...

Everyone’s got a role (though it can be hard to accep...

August 16, 2022
I've come to believe that everyone plays a role in this world of ours. Even the people who make us uncomfortable. Who frustrate us. Or those we wish would just pack...

Can you afford a pet?

August 2, 2022
I've been in animal rescue, fostered and I have had pets of my own, usually rescue pets, since 1973. Cats and dogs. I love them all. They add so much to our lives, don't...

To medicate or not to medicate, that is the question

July 26, 2022
Should you medicate or should you not? That is the question. It's one some people ask, and others don't. It sounds easy, doesn't it? When something's wrong, take a...

Do you “see color?” What does that really mean?

July 19, 2022
On a TV show the other night a woman claimed she did not "see color" and the people of color in the group went crazy because it sounded like she was invalidating their...

How overplaying a royal hand is never smart

June 9, 2022
My husband and I watched a Netflix documentary on Queen Elizabeth II and her sister, Margaret, the other night. Margaret was long known to be a self-centered...

Are things tickety-boo these days?

June 5, 2022
adjective (BRITISH) DATED•INFORMAL in good order; fine. "everything is tickety-boo" Actually, no. Things are not tickety-boo...

When to stop giving?

May 31, 2022
Ah, this is such an interesting question. When to stop giving. So, of course, healthy friendships  / relationships are not tit for tat. We do not "keep...

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