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The Defriending

Yesterday I defriended someone on Facebook. I’ve been defriended a couple of times myself, and even though I didn’t care much for the people who defriended me, it still hurt in some small way. I therefore never thought I’d do … Continue reading

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A Little Older, A Little Wiser

On the eve of my 39th birthday, and just in time to tack on to my previous wise-bits post, I offer you some wisdom that I gained the other day, right after the novel experience of being called a libtard. … Continue reading

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My Political Contribution

I’m so disappointed with the Democratic Party that I’m thinking about leaving it, but I’m not interested in any of the other nationally known parties, so I’ve decided to create my own. It’s called the CanMexAmerican Party.  The sole goal … Continue reading

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Letting Go

Know then thyself, presume not God to scan, The proper study of mankind is Man. –from “Essay on Man” by Alexander Pope Those immortal words, some of the only words I remember from my many English literature classes, came to … Continue reading

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Good-bye, Gitmo

It’s Saturday and it seems a good time to reflect on what has been a historic week. Barack Obama was inaugurated as the 44th president of the United States. It was a big deal, and as you may have noticed, … Continue reading

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Sad News

I don’t get excited about celebrity gossip. I couldn’t care less about Britney Spears or Angelina Jolie or Beyonce, all of whom have been mentioned in the news recently. But I am sad to hear that Charlton Heston died Saturday. … Continue reading

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Some Choice!

I looked on-line to see when and where I should line up to vote for my favorite Democratic candidate. Good thing I hadn’t already put on my shoes. Rhode Island doesn’t vote until March! People say that February’s Super Tuesday … Continue reading

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Late-Night Misfire

Late last night, I was in the bedroom reading when I heard the voice of Bill Maher coming from the TV in the living room. I put my book down for a moment and listened. My reward was to hear … Continue reading

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Dark Ages

Today’s news: The governor of Georgia publicly prays for rain on the steps of the state capitol, and flags falling near Hillary Clinton are interpreted as a bad omen. What? Are we still living in the Dark Ages?

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