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Women’s Equality Day

Though often unacknowledged, August 26 is Women’s Equality Day. More than  40 years after the women’s liberation movement stormed onto the scene opening a floodgate of dialogue about women’s rights, its déjà vu all over again. Today women are still

art collage women appropriated images

Women’s Equality Day

Though often unacknowledged, August 26 is Women’s Equality Day. More than  40 years after the women’s liberation movement stormed onto the scene opening a floodgate of dialogue about women’s rights, its déjà vu all over again. Today women are still

Opioids- Trick or Treat?

Hey, big pharma ( I’m talking to you Sackler family) quit colluding with my insurance company. In a broken medical system, here’s just one small element. Cigna, my insurance company seems to be happy to keep me stockpiled in opioids,

Opioids- Trick or Treat?

Hey, big pharma ( I’m talking to you Sackler family) quit colluding with my insurance company. In a broken medical system, here’s just one small element. Cigna, my insurance company seems to be happy to keep me stockpiled in opioids,

Still Obsessed With Marilyn Monroe

60 years ago today Americans were waking up to the tragic news that Marilyn Monroe had died. It was a hot, muggy, Sunday afternoon as I lolled about like a Hollywood starlet in a kidney-shaped pool when I learned the

Still Obsessed With Marilyn Monroe

60 years ago today Americans were waking up to the tragic news that Marilyn Monroe had died. It was a hot, muggy, Sunday afternoon as I lolled about like a Hollywood starlet in a kidney-shaped pool when I learned the

Greetings from Kansas

When Kansas speaks, we need to listen. The heart of the country spoke out from their heart last night with a resounding vote to protect abortion access by rejecting an amendment that would remove the right to abortion. It wasn’t

Greetings from Kansas

When Kansas speaks, we need to listen. The heart of the country spoke out from their heart last night with a resounding vote to protect abortion access by rejecting an amendment that would remove the right to abortion. It wasn’t

Do Bee a Bee Lover

Bees once terrified me. As a child the mere sight and sound of one of these stinging creatures petrified me, sending me racing inside to the safety of my suburban house as though I had seen a Soviet aircraft ready

Do Bee a Bee Lover

Bees once terrified me. As a child the mere sight and sound of one of these stinging creatures petrified me, sending me racing inside to the safety of my suburban house as though I had seen a Soviet aircraft ready

Story Of my Two Stanleys

I don’t believe in coincidences. Everything about my dog Stanley has been serendipitous Thirteen years ago today, my heart was shattered by the untimely death of my sweet dog Emerson. But on that very same day, a little blonde angel

Story Of my Two Stanleys

I don’t believe in coincidences. Everything about my dog Stanley has been serendipitous Thirteen years ago today, my heart was shattered by the untimely death of my sweet dog Emerson. But on that very same day, a little blonde angel

How to Beat The Summer Heat

Unbearable summer heat is nothing new though each year we seem to think we’ve never had it this bad. While many are googling tips on how to survive this wretched heat wave, I turned to my trusty 1954 World Book

How to Beat The Summer Heat

Unbearable summer heat is nothing new though each year we seem to think we’ve never had it this bad. While many are googling tips on how to survive this wretched heat wave, I turned to my trusty 1954 World Book

Gee Wally, Was There Really A Cold War?

Mayfield is in mourning. Wally Cleaver, Beaver’s gentle, big brother was reported to have died this past Tuesday. No prank of Eddie Haskell, the fact was Wally remained in hospice close to death. Now with his confirmed passing on July

Gee Wally, Was There Really A Cold War?

Mayfield is in mourning. Wally Cleaver, Beaver’s gentle, big brother was reported to have died this past Tuesday. No prank of Eddie Haskell, the fact was Wally remained in hospice close to death. Now with his confirmed passing on July

Trump in orange

The Choices Are Clear

He chose not to act. Despite what he saw… Despite what he knew…. He didn’t care. Advisors’ pleas to call for peace were ignored. He cared only about the Big Lie. He cared only about himself. As fearful secret service

Trump in orange

The Choices Are Clear

He chose not to act. Despite what he saw… Despite what he knew…. He didn’t care. Advisors’ pleas to call for peace were ignored. He cared only about the Big Lie. He cared only about himself. As fearful secret service

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Beat the Summer Heat Automatically

Hydrate, hydrate, and re-hydrate. That is the mantra for this summer’s scorching heat. During this oppressive heat wave, summer’s must-have accessory is the ubiquitous water bottle. Whether Aquafina, Smartwater, or Poland Springs no one leaves home without toting these portable

Vintage Ad Vendo Vending Machines

Beat the Summer Heat Automatically

Hydrate, hydrate, and re-hydrate. That is the mantra for this summer’s scorching heat. During this oppressive heat wave, summer’s must-have accessory is the ubiquitous water bottle. Whether Aquafina, Smartwater, or Poland Springs no one leaves home without toting these portable