American Clichés

"Paris is a woman, but London is an independent man puffing his pipe in a pub." ~Jack Kerouac, Lonesome Traveler If Kerouac were alive today and traveling the U.S., I think he’d agree with my observations: Colorado is a young white dude with dreadlocks and the munchies, but Chicago is a guy named Joe, sporting … Continue reading American Clichés

How to Pull Yourself Out of a Funk

*When I say “yourself,” I mean myself. Sometimes life progresses with no surprises. You (I) wake up eager to conquer your (my) typical daily routine: Get licky dogs off facePut said dogs outsideFeed the aforementioned Feed selfExerciseEngage in work of some sortShop for sustenanceHoard toilet paperMaintain order- laundry and cleaningDo wellness checks Sometimes, a wellness … Continue reading How to Pull Yourself Out of a Funk

Irony vs. Sarcasm

Good morning class. 😏 Today we will discuss the difference between irony and sarcasm. No, they are not interchangeable. *There will be a test at the end of the lesson. Irony- Doocy is a paid journalist. Sarcasm- I love that guy. (Really, I detest him.) Irony- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, who calls the shots … Continue reading Irony vs. Sarcasm

Five Facebook Free Hours

Social media is dangerous. Although it’s horrifying, I’m not speaking about criminals live-streaming their violence or online bullying that devastates so many children, teens, and adults to the point of suicide. I’m talking about the rest of it. It is a soul-sucking time thief that distorts our view of of society with impossible images, portrayals … Continue reading Five Facebook Free Hours

Senate Fails to Pass Budget

The Senate vote resulted in a 48-50 vote, rejection of the government funding measure. Republicans say they don’t want to raise the debt ceiling. They have no shame for their hypocrisy. The failure of the budget passing will result in a government shut down on Thursday at 11:59 pm. If Senate Majority Leader Schumer abolishes … Continue reading Senate Fails to Pass Budget

McConnell Sabotages Economy

While the media focuses on President Biden’s performance, criticizing perceived offenses that are more reactionary than by preference, cleaning up a mess that was left for him, Congress faces a potential government shutdown, a crisis Mitch McConnell is creating. The GOP is trying to destroy the economy. Why? To make President Biden look bad. … Continue reading McConnell Sabotages Economy