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THINGS ARE WAY BEYOND INSANE – THEY’RE GUANO LOCO!

For over ten years, I’ve been writing on this blog and shaking my head, “I Don’t Get It!”  You would’ve thought after all these years, I’d run out of things that shock me, but, each and every day, I read something that I just can’t believe.  At the rate of what’s happening in this country, […]

IT MAKES ME WANT TO CRY

On March 2, 2020, I wrote the following entry in my journal:  “Without seeing the results of super Tuesday, I predict Joe Biden will get the nomination.  Eventually he will drop out because of mental/brain issues and somehow Michelle Obama or Hillary Clinton will be put in his place.  Call me crazy, but something will […]

PET PEEVES

Masks.  Not Halloween masks but these stupid schmatas we’ve been forced to wear over the past year and half when anyone with any knowledge of microbiology or virology knows that if the virus has a diameter of 60 nm to 140 nm [nanometers (billionth of a meter)], it can very easily pass through a mask […]

THEN AND NOW 1951-2021: PART IV

The two areas of American life that I’ve seen the most changes from the 1950s to the present are in education and the media.  We all started school in Kindergarten.  There was no pre-school in the 50s, at least where I grew up in Brooklyn.  Now, kids are expected to have a pre-school experience before […]

THEN AND NOW 1951-2021 – PART III

Yes, many things have changed since I was born in 1951.  Some changes are good.  Some changes are definitely not so good.  Others, well, are just interesting.  Back in the ‘50s, my husband’s parents couldn’t buy a house in Monterey Park, a neighborhood east of downtown Los Angeles.  His father was Native American and his […]

MEMORIAL DAY

THEN AND NOW 1951 to 2021: PART II

Television and movies have changed dramatically.  (I won’t even get into the music business.)  Where men used to be noble, dignified supporters of their family, they are now often depicted as buffoons and slobs.  Francis Reagan, the patriarch of Blue Bloods, as well as the other men on the show, are definitely exceptions – that’s […]

THEN AND NOW 1951 to 2021: PART I

Last Christmas, my niece gave me a subscription to StoryWorth.  Each week she asks me a question to which I respond in order to memorialize my thoughts and feelings over the past 70 years.  A recent question was, “How has life changed since you were a child?” Well, that opened the floodgates and I’m sure […]

ELECTION 2020

Someone would have to be deaf, dumb and blind not to have seen this coming.  Although I tried to remain positive over the past several months, I knew this was not going to go well.  What the Democrats wanted was chaos resulting in a Biden/Harris win and that’s exactly what they got.  As soon as […]

LEGAL GUARDIANSHIP IN ILLINOIS – ANOTHER WAY OF GAMING THE SYSTEM

There are ways to pay less taxes because of loopholes in the Tax Code; people con their way into getting food stamps; many people receive disability payments with fake disabilities; others receive government funds for taking care of their own family members; recent headlines involved students cheating on college entrance exams and parents bribing athletic […]