Lose the keyboard. Say it with me... Speaking of keyboards... I do try not to immediately run to mine and offer my public thoughts on current events (especially those beyond the boundaries of my family). I'm making an exception. I also try not to post about current events within the same week of the event … Continue reading Keep the Friendship
After nearly fifty years of living, I understand the theory that most of life swings on a pendulum. The theory where a trend or a thought or a cause jumps to top of mind and sends the world into a frenzy of 'we need to fix this immediately!!!' Or, closer to home, the theory where … Continue reading Whoosh.
Well. This has been one of those weeks where I had a blog mostly queued up and then turned around and wrote another in less than my usual draft-edit-draft-edit-draft-edit-post time. So, apologies for any misspellings, grammatical issues and, oh, the lack of humor. Two weeks in a row without a joke - uncool... Trigger alert. … Continue reading Finding My Perspective
Well, this is going to be a jumbled mess of a blog... as I’d technically posted already this week (Pajamas for Everyone - frankly, it's still funny), I’d planned on skipping my usual Monday night edition. But man, it’s crazy today! So apologies for the jumbled mess... I really do typically write in advance leaving … Continue reading Through the Chaos
Sunday: Back on December 1st, I posted a blog about some of the bills hitting the Virginia legislative floor this month. Well, this month is here and tomorrow is Lobby Day, a Virginia tradition when the public can meet with politicians or public servants to advocate and explain support for relevant legislation. The last six … Continue reading A Polite Society
On Tuesday, Hanover County will be (hopefully) voting to declare itself a 2nd Amendment Sanctuary - something that many Virginia counties have already done - in response to a very strict gun control bill hitting the floor in January. It has been a hot topic in our house as Rich and I sit on opposite … Continue reading But Orange Is Not My Color