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Yes, it’s time.  I Don’t Get It will go off line on June 8, 2023.  I started writing back in 2007 and eventually uploaded my blog in May 2010.  I described the blog as the “musings of a (then almost) 60-year-old conservative woman on political, social and cultural life in America.”  I am now 71 […]

Choosing the Next President in Sixty Seconds

It’s the big showdown in Florida today.  Polls show Mitt Romney way ahead of the pack.  We’ll see tonight. While watching The Factor last night, I learned that Mr. Romney has outspent Mr. Gingrich by 4 to 1 in advertising and that was one of the reasons for his surge in the polls.  He just […]

I See Dumb People

People never cease to amaze me.  Day after day, I read something about some nut job going crazy over the most ridiculous things. A guy was finally arrested after calling 911, not once, but five times, to complain that his iPhone wasn’t working properly.  Now that’s a real emergency. Another moron in North Carolina caused […]

I See Dumb People

So, Abercrombie & Fitch apparently doesn’t like the fact that Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino from “Jersey Shore” is wearing its clothing.  A&F has offered him money NOT to wear its clothing. According to A&F, he’s not all-American enough.  It apparently doesn’t like the image he or Jersey Shore has despite the fact that only last […]


Marcel Proust wrote in The Remembrance of Things Past, “when nothing else subsists from the past, after the people are dead, after the things are broken and scattered, the smell and taste of things remain poised a long time, like souls bearing resiliently, on tiny and almost impalpable drops of their essence, the immense edifice […]


I don’t mind getting old and don’t hide the fact that I’ll be 60 this year.  I don’t buy into the “50 is the new 30” BS – I’m sure it was coined by a fifty-something and not a thirty-something.  Being a 25-year cancer survivor makes every birthday a wonderful event for me.  Having had […]