Category Archives: syria

Mr. Mandela

I knew the passing of Nelson Mandela was imminent, however, i didnt realize the impact it would have on me…..I am in awe of his grace, dignity, power and life…. I was living in D.C. When he was released…..i remember … Continue reading

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Congressional Tales

Disappointed in form letters and history lessons from our congressional representatives….. Thank you for contacting me to express your concern over the possible use of military force against the Syrian regime. As you are aware, on August 21st the Syrian … Continue reading

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Day of Innocense

a day to get up breathe, run, eat and live and then chaos explodes. how sad what happened at the D.C. Navy Yard is more the norm these days…. no answers…..just pray for the happiness of a day and the … Continue reading

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History Lesson – Happy Birthday

I haven’t written for a few days as I really didn’t know what to say. Dad turned 96 on Sunday….how lucky am I? He is an amazing man — we celebrated with lottery tickets, football and cake. Dad amazes me…we … Continue reading

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Sanity and Syria

i’m under so much pressure and i don’t know how to say …no… noone seems to want to help and i guess that means i should help myself…. i’m alone and don’t want to be alone — the 2 siblings … Continue reading

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Boots on the Ground

boots can’t hit the ground in Syria….. they didn’t help in Iraq or Afghanistan……boots on the ground in Vietnam turned out to be our friends in the end…. no friends will come out of boots on the ground…..the politicians will … Continue reading

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Think a Good Thought?!

I guess sometimes it is easier to say nothing….the heat is like hell…the winter is not around the corner…and, I’m waiting for some football! I saw a sign today when I was driving…it said….”think a good thought”…I thought how appropriate … Continue reading

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What is fair anymore?  The Zimmerman Trial?  Snowden?

What is fair anymore?  The Zimmerman Trial?  Snowden?  Crossing the street against the traffic?  Tipping at Starbuck’s on a $5 latte?  27 NFL Football players being arrested in the last year?  What has happened to sanity?  Sad…we are all buying … Continue reading

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Freaky Friday

Friday has returned….nothing has been accomplished…..wish I were strolling on the cobblestone streets of Aspen….happy and dreaming of what life could be. Bruce….please come back…I need to escape. The prepster still hasn’t come through…..he is holding us hostage to his … Continue reading

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beautiful day

it is a beautiful day — why do i want to join the protesters in brazil, greece and turkey on this beautiful day?  most likely as it should all be so much easier…life, that is.  i miss the moments of … Continue reading

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