it’s just words – or is it?

So much of today's political climate is just nasty - and that's talking about nearly everyone. It's bad enough when walking through such a minefield, but when you have direct experience in some things and not so direct experience (like a hubby, son or close friend), the words one chooses to use mean something. Mine do. So is it just words? No, says this writer, linguist and former English teacher. Your choice of words comes…

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I’m back…

My last post before today was nearly 2 years ago. In the meantime, I've been working on moving to Maine and healing from my last surgery. A year after our move, I'm working on figuring out what I want to do with the rest of my life. I may be old but since Mom's still alive at 98, I may get even older still. In the meantime, I still have to worry about working and…

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Are Millenials Listening?

I am an angry white old person. Yep. I'm angry at many things right now as many people are also, but one of the nastiest quiet bits of today's political situation hasn't been highlighted like the rest. So what am I angry about? The administration. Need I say more? Totally disgusted at policies and behaviors. Tried to emphasize the dangers of Trump's presidency before the election. My first presidential election? I voted for McGovern. I…

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