Tag Archive: Deep Thoughts

Feb 15

Thank you, Jennifer Wexton. Thank you, Mark Herring.

Thank you both. Thank you for making a difference. Thank you for standing up. Thank you for standing out.

I am so proud to know you both.

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Dec 14

My thoughts are in Connecticut

And that’s all I’m going to say about it today.

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Sep 26

On spanking in Texas (and other red states)

By now, you’ve all heard about the girl in Texas who was spanked* by a male assistant principal until she was “burned and blistered”.

Putting aside the whole opposite-sex spanking issue, which others have covered pretty well**,  what struck me most about the story when I saw it was this passing mention about which states …

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Aug 06

How many mass shootings will it take?

Before we start to consider that the phrase “well regulated” in the Second Amendment might have some meaning?


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Apr 18

Cousin Muszka, 1964 – 2012

I heard yesterday that my Cousin Muszka died Monday night. She leaves behind her partner; their 14 year-old daughter; her parents; and a large extended family.

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Jan 20

The Power of Knit Night

You wouldn’t think that being in a place where one can knit and chat with other people who are knitting and chatting would feel so…renewing of the spirit, but it certainly was for me last night. No politics (or very little), no stress, just yarn and conversation.

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Jan 16

Deep thoughts

Two facets of my volunteering life clashed last week, and I just wanted to say how pleased I was by the response I got from one facet when I brought up my concerns that had been informed by the other facet.

I can’t really get clearer than that right now. Maybe I will be able …

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Jan 13

“Obama opposes laws ‘designed to take rights away’”

Or so he said to The Blade about New Hampshire’s possible vote to repeal Marriage Equality there.

I’m glad he’s taken this stance.

Too bad he doesn’t stand with women against the record number of anti-choice (including anti-birth control) laws that were enacted last year. His silence on this has been deafening.

I knocked on …

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Nov 28

Remind me why capitalism is supposed to be superior again?

The line-ups and desperation of Black Friday sales remind me of nothing else as much as accounts of line-ups for boots and gloves in Soviet-era Moscow.

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Nov 22

The ugly truth about doors

bruised toe nail

Is that this is what can happen if you’re not wearing the right shoes. And the uglier truth is, my cold-weather shoes are just not up for the job.

On Saturday, November 5, I wore my Land’s End fleece-lined mocs. Good for all normal purposes, these shoes were made for strolling, taking in the sights …

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