I recently read a “news” story, the title citing an obvious fact— “Why Sexual Harassment Lawsuits are Hard to Win” by Ed Leefeldt of CBS news. Okay, I’m lying, I didn’t read it... The reason I didn't read it is the title angered me. We all know it’s hard to win lawsuits against harassment. We … Continue reading Winning is Not Relevant
As hipsters claim high waisted relaxed fit jeans, skinny jeans have become the new "mom jeans." You knew? I am always last. Time to resign myself to the mom look. My futility has become a humiliation. (I might have picked up on this when my old jeans disappeared from my closet.) *Source- eye witness account. … Continue reading *Breaking* Fashion Trend Alert:
Today, August 26, is "Women's Equality Day." On this day in 1920, after decades of work toward the cause, women secured the right to vote. Today is the anniversary the passing of 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. This is not to say women are on equal footing in America 97 years later. Those who believe … Continue reading The Anniversary of the 19th Amendment—Women’s Right to Vote
By now we've all seen pictures, film clips, and perhaps the documentary of the Charlottesville rally held on August 11 and 12, 2017. I'll offer only a quick recap before I get to my point. Heather Heyer, was killed and several others seriously injured when James Fields, Neo-Nazi, drove his car into a crowd of … Continue reading The Civil War as Portrayed In History and The Statues of General Lee
Prettily situated on the east side of the San Francisco Bay, The University of California, Berkeley is a prestigious school affiliated with over 70 Nobel Laureates whose areas of expertise include physics, chemistry, economics, and literature. The school accepts only the brightest 17% of the population, and shakes down in-state residents for $35k while outsiders … Continue reading What is Going On at Berkeley?
I'm not going to cloud this post with facts, quotation marks or statistics. This post is about me and how I feel about the closing after 146 years of "The Greatest Show on Earth."(except for those quotation marks) What will those of us who are disillusioned with reality have left to aspire to? I know … Continue reading The Day PETA Killed the Circus