Author Archives: igotsomethin

Shades of Grief

Anyone who has ever grieved knows that grieving carries with it a tremendous wear and tear to the body itself, never mind the soul.  Loss is an assault….. Elizabeth Strout   Abide with Me     It’s been a rough … Continue reading

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Delete and Denigrate

A safe republican seat in PA-18 suddenly isn’t so safe anymore.  The polls closed last night and it’s still too close to call.  Republicans are blaming the candidate, of course. Jason Smith, my congressman here in Missouri’s Eighth Congressional District … Continue reading

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Family Values

It’s been somewhat amusing to watch the party of family values rule. Donald Trump is leading this party.  Which makes the people with brains laugh. Donald Trump paid $130,000 of hush money to Stormy Daniels, a porn star he had … Continue reading

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D.I.V.O.R.C.E.

My last post ended with the sentence, “stick a fork in us, we are done.” My husband of 27 years commented that it’s painful to walk around with an embedded fork. That is true. I can’t fix our fate, much … Continue reading

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2018 Predictions

Yes, it’s time for predictions for the coming year, and frankly, it’s going to be a supremely bad year for everyone but the healthy and the rich. I think most of what Americans will face in 2018 is what I … Continue reading

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Cultists

You really are never too old to learn. I’m 60 and experiencing something new.  For the first time in my life, I’ve started to hate a whole class of people. I’ve hated individuals before.  Institutions as well. But a class … Continue reading

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Aarrgghhh

I usually do a year end review, just to check and see how I did on my predictions this year. But I don’t need to do that, because I know I was pretty right on the money, and that just … Continue reading

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