A Limerick for a Coward

•~• Milquetoast Pence was schooled by a Quayle Who when asked said there was no avail The votes say Trump lost Stand up to your boss Either way, he wouldn’t post your bail. •~• Treason was their choice, not a shock GOP pledged themselves to Trump stock Ignore what they say What we saw that … Continue reading A Limerick for a Coward

My “Where Were You When” Story

“The graveyard shift requires a gentle soul to soothe the sleepless to sleep or keep them company until tagging with the Morning Report team.” ~? My intention in writing this post is not to relive the horror. I have done that far too often, reading every report and watching every video. I am in hiding … Continue reading My “Where Were You When” Story

Is the Pandemic Over?

What has become of the dystopian land of zombies who bask in a clouded haze of LED lighting? How is it I can see smiles and read lips? Someone has replaced shitty ambiance music with Sam Cooke. The world is brighter. I could weep with relief as I stand in the grocery store check-out line, … Continue reading Is the Pandemic Over?

Cuomo Resigns

Andrew Cuomo has resigned as the Governor of New York, and all I can think is that Trump is celebrating another takedown. It’s no secret that Cuomo and Trump despise each other, or that Trump knows Cuomo would never pardon him from the imminent state indictments heading his way. https://www.thedailybeast.com/did-democrats-just-fall-into-roger-stones-trap Eleven women, who worked for … Continue reading Cuomo Resigns

Chasing Dusk

“Do one thing every day that scares you.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt Thanks, Eleanor. If you are reading, this, you can assume I survived the night… Kill or bee killed. (Har har) My war has been with yellowjackets, not bees. Three days ago, I reached the end of my ‘how to kill yellowjacket wasps’ list. The last … Continue reading Chasing Dusk

Wasp-Nest Karma

I believe karma, the bitch, has taught me a lesson. Karma was watching me on that mild summer day, a decade ago. I sat at my window facing the street, savoring my customary morning brew. I imagine my favorite smells— inhaling deeply the robust richness of coffee, coupled with the balm of fresh-cut grass, courtesy … Continue reading Wasp-Nest Karma