Sorry White Supremacists, You Failed Our Assimilation Requirements

White supremacists (add one letter and it’s “Supremracists”, get it?) rallied in Charlottesville, Virginia last night and today, carrying Confederate, American and Nazi flags. Because this was a planned event to ostensibly “Unite the Right” (a bullshit cover name if I ever heard one), counter-protests were planned. The Confederate/Nazi/American rally resulted in three – so far – deaths and dozens of injuries. The Supremracists were … Continue reading Sorry White Supremacists, You Failed Our Assimilation Requirements

Don’t Want to Watch the Inauguration? Same Here.

My husband and I went to see Hidden Figures yesterday. It’s a very good movie, and I highly recommend it. When it was over, the audience applauded – that doesn’t happen often. I’ve seen movies since the election. Some have been funny but a bit mindless (Office Christmas Party) and some have been deeper but somewhat dark (Manchester By the Sea).  Hidden Figures was engrossing, it had … Continue reading Don’t Want to Watch the Inauguration? Same Here.

How Lucky We Are

“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh   Twilight has dimmed the sunrise in the logo that then-Senator Barack Obama first thought, in the long ago days of 2007, resembled nothing more than the Pepsi Cola logo. That sunrise is now a sunset, and tonight, ten days before he leaves the presidency to assume private citizenship, we … Continue reading How Lucky We Are