Work Smarter, Not Harder… for Trump

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… What Did You Weigh?

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?

Trump Hijacked My Blog

My blog = me. I write what I want, when I want, if I want, about who I want, and how I want. (period)👈🏻 My blog has morphed from that of “struggling, divorced, working parent, who resents 'the man', and who aspires to write for cash," to that of an "average American suffering from political … Continue reading Trump Hijacked My Blog

Tax Bill Moves to Senate

GOP Tax Scam has passed in the House of Representatives, and now moves on to the Senate. This is great news for the 1% wealthiest, and Corporate America. This is bad news for everyone else. Regardless of what Orin Hatch, GOP President pro tempore of the United States Senate, says this is a gift for … Continue reading Tax Bill Moves to Senate

Something is Going Around

I hate to brag, but my child is a gifted actor. I am his most loyal fan, and a season ticket holder. It’s been almost a year since I’ve seen a performance of this caliber from my son, a high school junior. I’ll call him Stan, short for Stanislavsky—the creator of method acting in the … Continue reading Something is Going Around

Wealth Gap Spreads with Cuts to Education

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." ~ Benjamine Franklin Most countries in the civilized world see education as a necessary investment in their future, crucial for financial success and competitiveness. Most countries do, but not all. What kind of a country doesn't value education, making it a luxury affordable only to an elite … Continue reading Wealth Gap Spreads with Cuts to Education