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A Mother’s Lessons on Vaccine Advocacy Not Hesitancy

Today’s epidemic of COVID vaccine hesitancy and resistance among mothers would be something totally baffling to my own mid-century mother. “Hesitant about what?” I imagine her asking incredulously? “Saving their child’s life? Resistant to saving neighbors? Who ever heard of

A Mother’s Lessons on Vaccine Advocacy Not Hesitancy

Today’s epidemic of COVID vaccine hesitancy and resistance among mothers would be something totally baffling to my own mid-century mother. “Hesitant about what?” I imagine her asking incredulously? “Saving their child’s life? Resistant to saving neighbors? Who ever heard of

Irony When You Least Expect It

I’m a gal who loves irony. My readers know I don’t skimp on it in my perspective. There is often a hefty helping of it in much of what I write. Sometimes irony just stares you in the face when

Irony When You Least Expect It

I’m a gal who loves irony. My readers know I don’t skimp on it in my perspective. There is often a hefty helping of it in much of what I write. Sometimes irony just stares you in the face when

Lets Do it for Betty

Guest post by Stanley Katz Betty White managed to grow very old, but somehow even in dog years, not old enough. But now we know her secret and it wasn’t a daily dose of kale – it was her deep

Lets Do it for Betty

Guest post by Stanley Katz Betty White managed to grow very old, but somehow even in dog years, not old enough. But now we know her secret and it wasn’t a daily dose of kale – it was her deep

Fly away Marjorie Taylor Green, Fly Away

We can now say Toodle loo to Marjorie Taylor Greene’s toxic tweets. Thanks to Twitter, the highly infectious troll who has been contaminating an unusually large number of others with deadly misinformation has been dealt a blow. This tweeting superspreader

Fly away Marjorie Taylor Green, Fly Away

We can now say Toodle loo to Marjorie Taylor Greene’s toxic tweets. Thanks to Twitter, the highly infectious troll who has been contaminating an unusually large number of others with deadly misinformation has been dealt a blow. This tweeting superspreader

Andrew Cuomo – Goofus or Gallant?

  Andrew Cuomo’s resignation seems to have deeply divided camps when it comes to an elected official’s accountably and consequences. With my own mixed feelings about his stepping down, one thing is clear it certainly isn’t black and white the

Andrew Cuomo – Goofus or Gallant?

  Andrew Cuomo’s resignation seems to have deeply divided camps when it comes to an elected official’s accountably and consequences. With my own mixed feelings about his stepping down, one thing is clear it certainly isn’t black and white the

Why Bill Cosby’s Overturned Conviction is another Assault to Sexual Assault Victims”

If only PTSD were as easy to overturn as a sexual assault conviction. If only Bill Cosby’s victims felt as free as he will now be. What do we tell those 60 plus victims of Bill Cosby, whose sexual assault

Why Bill Cosby’s Overturned Conviction is another Assault to Sexual Assault Victims”

If only PTSD were as easy to overturn as a sexual assault conviction. If only Bill Cosby’s victims felt as free as he will now be. What do we tell those 60 plus victims of Bill Cosby, whose sexual assault

RIP Mary Ann from Gilligan’s Island  

In a last cruel act of 2020, COVID-19 has struck Gilligan’s Island. Is nowhere on earth safe from this awful virus? After being shipwrecked on this uncharted island since 1964, Mary Ann Summers, the sunny farm girl from Winfield, Kansas

RIP Mary Ann from Gilligan’s Island  

In a last cruel act of 2020, COVID-19 has struck Gilligan’s Island. Is nowhere on earth safe from this awful virus? After being shipwrecked on this uncharted island since 1964, Mary Ann Summers, the sunny farm girl from Winfield, Kansas

A Glorious Day For Dogs

By all counts, yesterday was a glorious day. Even fickle Mother Nature was in a great mood giving us unseasonably warm temperatures and a Biden blue sky as if she too is celebrating the big Blue win. Still on a

A Glorious Day For Dogs

By all counts, yesterday was a glorious day. Even fickle Mother Nature was in a great mood giving us unseasonably warm temperatures and a Biden blue sky as if she too is celebrating the big Blue win. Still on a

supreme court swearing in Barrett Ginsburg

A Shonda For Democracy

Everything about Amy Coney Barrett is a Shonda! Though that Yiddish word means scandal it has nothing to do with the showrunner of that classic TV series, Shonda Rhimes! Shonda is Yiddish for something scandalously shameful, a disgrace, an embarrassment.

supreme court swearing in Barrett Ginsburg

A Shonda For Democracy

Everything about Amy Coney Barrett is a Shonda! Though that Yiddish word means scandal it has nothing to do with the showrunner of that classic TV series, Shonda Rhimes! Shonda is Yiddish for something scandalously shameful, a disgrace, an embarrassment.

My Politics is My Art

As I’ve been watching the memorial service for RBG with tears for our loss and tears of where we are, there are also feelings of pride. As a woman, a feminist, and a Jew.  It is meaningful to me in

My Politics is My Art

As I’ve been watching the memorial service for RBG with tears for our loss and tears of where we are, there are also feelings of pride. As a woman, a feminist, and a Jew.  It is meaningful to me in