Disclaimer: This is not a pleasant post. I’m not in my happy place. I’m not even in my- I can joke or rhyme my way out of this abyss, place. I don’t scorn all holidays. Okay, maybe I do. I detest some more than others depending on the year. My three most hated holidays are … Continue reading Mother’s Day– The H is Silent
Today is 'No Politics Wednesday' on my imaginary calendar. What should we discuss? How about my self isolation project? I believe in turning every spare minute into an opportunity for self-improvement. When I drive, I practice my French with an audiobook, when I’m— hmm, that’s all I can think of. We are at a transitional … Continue reading My Home Isolation Project
Isolation is a mindset. I have felt detached in company and rejoiced in solitude. I govern the state of my mind. I’m not a perfect person. Of my many flaws, selfishness tops the list. Four days before Trump was inaugurated in 2017, I was injured at work. The two events aren't related, but they have … Continue reading My Children are Trapped in the House, and I Like It
While the kleptocrats in control of our political system have wielded their power to widen the wealth gap, the ultra rich have rigged the future for their underachieving offspring by gifting them Ivy League College admissions that likely come with matching ill gotten diplomas. Let’s be honest, this shocking college admissions scandal is nothing new. … Continue reading Cheaters Never Prosper… If They Get Caught
As I drove home from the airport yesterday, after having seen my middle child off for her junior year at college, my mind reviewed her childhood and my failed attempts to be the ultimate super mom. I know my mistake was working hard, rather than working smart. My father was an immigrant, from Greece, and … Continue reading Work Smarter, Not Harder… for Trump
Happy Mother's Day to everyone who did it, despite being warned. I'm taking the day off to sob, but thought you might enjoy a post written on a Mother's Day of yor. (Fancy for: two years ago.) Too lazy? Okay. Here is a quick limerick, but then you may read my old post. You're welcome.~ … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day… What Did You Weigh?