Everyone has them. The movie you must see, the song you must hear, the book you must read, the city you must visit. When I talk about my ‘musts’ I’m almost fanatical, my feelings are so strong on each of them. My list of ‘musts’ don’t necessarily mean they are my favorite. They are just what has stood out, became memorable and left me with something that I think others might find valuable. So, I give you a few of my ‘musts’, and hope that you will tell me a few of yours
Must read book: The Confederacy of Dunces …READ MORE
Between the Olympics and the Democratic National Convention my nerves are shot. I went from cheering for Jamaican runners to standing on my couch clapping for Ted Kennedy. My eyes are red, my heart is racing and I’m starting to think that it might not be my liver hurting me, but an ulcer.
Here are some recent thoughts…
1. J asked what I thought about Joe Biden. I like him. I like any candidate who has a life story that could be made into a Lifetime television event,- and he has it. Plus, he married a teacher. And I got …READ MORE
This weekend I might have bought a book on US politics.
And I might have also re-discovered a love for red wine.
And I might have consumed wine and then called people.
And I might have thought it would be THE GREATEST idea to read them my favourite line from The Gettysburg Address.
And I might have actually shed a tear or two while reading it.
And I might have followed all of that up by telling each of them that I LOVE THEM and then letting them know that they are AMAZING and then asking if they wanted me …READ MORE
On a scale of 1-10, I’m annoyed by this a 46, 813. From my understanding (which, I grant- may be diluted by my rage) the New York State Chapter of NOW (National Organization for Women) feels Ted Kennedy ‘betrayed’ women by endorsing Barack OBAMA. They say “He’s picked the new guy over us. He’s joined the list of progressive white men who can’t or won’t handle the prospect of a woman president who is Hillary Clinton.” (thanks cnn.com).
Did it occur to them that perhaps Kennedy endorsed OBAMA because of something other than his gender? Like maybe… his foreign policy …READ MORE