Farmer Wants Wife… in Australia??

May 23, 2023
Who knew that an ad for Farmer Wants Wife. (in the bush, no less), would be so attractive! But the new show, Farmer Wants A Wife has proven quite popular. And...

The greatest unreality show on earth

May 19, 2023
Opinions are like a$$holes...everybody's got one.  That saying's been around for a long time, but it's never been more true than it is today, in the age of social...

What are your thoughts on the Coronation?

May 7, 2023
The connection with history was hard to miss during the Coronation of King Charles III. Some version of this ceremony has happened for many, many centuries in Great...

Why I love a good fairytale

May 4, 2023
How sad was I that the PBS television show, Sanditon, ended with its third season? Very sad. So sad I almost cried. From an unfinished novel by Jane Austen, the story...

How we’ve failed to meet the promise

April 18, 2023
While visiting my nephews in Washington, DC I visited the new-ish Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. I wanted to to remember an ex-boyfriend, now dead, who was the...

Should I delay taking social Security or take it early?

April 11, 2023
I know plenty of people who decided they were tired of working and took Social Security as soon as they were eligible--age 62. But is it the smartest...

“We’ve gone as far as we can go…”

March 30, 2023
"We've gone as far as we can go on gun laws.  Thoughts and prayers:" Covenant School Thurston High School Columbine High School Heritage High School Deming...

Why Hawai’i is no country for old men

March 3, 2023
  Maui is our fantasy. The vibe is perfection. We daydream about living in the peace and tranquility of this beautiful island. So we try to visit at least...

Why don’t we give it a rest?

February 13, 2023
Are you tempted to poke the bear on social media, sometimes? The need--the right, even--to comment on everything that goes on, regardless of how much (or how...

Going there? Are you serious, Katie Couric?

January 31, 2023
I just heard the audio book, Going There, by Katie Couric. I found it interesting. What I did NOT find it is controversial. Or shockingly revelatory, as reviewers...

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