Monthly Archives: April 2016

Mother and Son

For profoundly disabled Michael, who would have been 42 today – and for his mother, gone 13 years on April 19   She sits beneath a massive oak in the Garden of Noble Women. Garden of the Promise  for those who have borne … Continue reading

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April 15, 1947 – The Day Jackie Robinson Came to Bat

Sixty nine years ago today the Brooklyn Dodgers broke the color line at Ebbets Field when Jackie Robinson took the field, playing first base.  The door was opened and it was the beginning of the end of the Negro leagues. … Continue reading

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Tar Heels Lose Porn Channel!

Noooooooooooooooooooooo!! “It’s been three weeks since North Carolina decided to turn back the clocks and enshrine bigotry and hate into law with the passage of its’ right-to -discriminate anti LGBT bill and the state has really been taking a hit.  … Continue reading

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Banishment by Ovid and Me

When the saddest memory comes to mind, of that night, my last hour in the city, when I recall that night when I left so much so dear to me, even now tears fall from my eyes. The day was … Continue reading

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St. Vincent’s

I can almost hear them  down in the basement across the street plotting. Almost hear them. I know who they are. Think they can fool me But they’re wrong. I see them watching. Plotting. Got to get to St. Vincent’s. … Continue reading

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Governor Called “Asshole” by Anarchist Latte Liberal!

Hee Hee! We’ve been having fun here in Florida!! You all know about our Governor, Rick Scott who,   in my opinion, should be in Federal prison for Medicare fraud.  But hey, what do I know? Before he was our Governor, Scottie … Continue reading

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Monday’s Laundry

How white Monday’s laundry against a bright blue sky of summer hung from a clothesline stretching from a third floor window to a telephone pole watching grandma hang the clothes my feet pushing on the treadle while sitting at her ancient … Continue reading

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It’s Up To You New York!

Well Bernie Sanders trounced Hillary Clinton by double digits in the Wisconsin Primary election last Tuesday continuing his win streak of primaries and caucuses.  He also won a few delegates via his win in Wyoming although no Democrat is going … Continue reading

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Our New “Military” Police

Police Officer  – 1950s Ferguson Police during the domonstrations – so where’s the “threat”?   It’s YOU fool! When did the change take place? Were we asleep or what? When did Jack Webb become “Homeland”? Where are those nice cops we see … Continue reading

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What to do with the Love Letters

They wrote each other letters breathless and palpitant, befitting young lovers which she carefully wrapped in ribbon placing them in his duffel bag sitting silently in the garage. Reaching in, a random note from ‘65 he chose visible still her … Continue reading

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