One cop, one murder and all that it has led to: The George Floyd tragedy and the aftermath

One cop, one murder and all that it has led to: The George Floyd tragedy and the aftermath
One cop. One senseless, shameful murder of a man named George Floyd. Has triggered: Thousands of protests. Fires. Destruction. Looting. Injuries. More deaths. More hatred. More sadness. More helplessness. More divisiveness. More racism. All this amidst a global pandemic which has triggered: Thousands of deaths. Overloaded hospitals. Families torn apart. An economic depression. Millions unemployed.... Read more »

Covid-19 and clueless people: It will truly become the never-ending story

Covid-19 and clueless people: It will truly become the never-ending story
Yesterday I was having a conversation with a friend. We had been discussing the fact that we are scared the virus situation as it is is never going to change, never going to get better. Then she sent me this picture she had just received from someone. Lake Geneva, WI. a new breeding ground for... Read more »

Dear Americans - please help a sister out, will you? I don't want the coronavirus and you shouldn't either

Dear Americans - please help a sister out, will you? I don't want the coronavirus and you shouldn't either
To the General Public of The United States of America, Coronavirus has equaled 9 weeks of quarantine. 9 weeks of frustration, misinformation, shutdowns, too early reopenings, terror to pee in a public bathroom, scared to death to walk into a grocery store, leary to touch a bag of carry out food and on and on.... Read more »
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Like literally, at the the end of the day, you know, to be honest, 100%. Or the assassination of the English Language as we knew it

Like literally, at the the end of the day, you know, to be honest, 100%. Or the assassination of the English Language as we knew it
Dear violent offenders of the English language, Once upon a time people were well spoken. Thee, thou and other lovely words were used in ways that we cannot relate to today. In 2019 they would be said something like this: Like, thou is totally awesome, like literally you know, I wish thee would be perfectly... Read more »

Elton John, 48 hours post concert and he is still with me

What can I say. I haven’t written a blog in over a year and it took the surge of emotion from Saturday Night’s Elton John performance to get me to the keyboard. My head is still reeling and spinning from what I can comfortably say was one of the best show experiences of my life.... Read more »

To the Matt Lauers, Harvey Weinsteins, Al Frankens and other men like them: this is for you

To the Matt Lauers, Harvey Weinsteins, Al Frankens and other men like them: this is for you
To all men living and breathing who have harassed, inappropriately touched, assaulted or even thought about any of the above: I am a woman, one of billions on this Earth. Us gals all possess several things: breasts, a vagina and a booty/ass/butt/rear end/fanny/tush/badonkadonk, or whatever you may call it on any given day. These body... Read more »
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CHICAGO the band: I met them last night, bucket list = check!!

CHICAGO the band: I met them last night, bucket list = check!!
It’s August 1972. It’s a beautiful night in the summer of my fourteenth year and I am about to embark on my very first date. I am going to Ravinia to see a group that was formed right here in Chicago and aptly named, Chicago. That night, amidst the excitement of my date and the... Read more »

On turning 60, it’s really happening

On turning 60, it’s really happening
Last year on the eve of my 59th birthday I wrote of my feelings about it. It was so hard for me to believe that I was entering the last year of my fifties. Then I blinked and here I am, on the last day. I am turning 60. WOW.   This birthday, this one that... Read more »

What happens in Vegas: it will never be the same

It’s been months since I have written a word. Maybe it’s because I have been too disgusted with the world we are living in these days that has rendered me silent. But this, this latest in the trend of the “largest mass shooting in US History” has caused my writers block to dissipate. I call... Read more »
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Facebook, politics and religion: I say it's time to stop the madness!

Facebook, politics and religion: I say it's time to stop the madness!
While I am at my office I don’t typically take much of a break. My little makeshift kitchen is in said office so when I eat, I usually just sit at my computer. As a natural habit, I look at Facebook to get away from business for 20 minutes. Now, I’d prefer business emails to... Read more »