Archive for October 2016

2016 Election: On November 9, We Need to Find our Common Humanity

Yesterday, my ten-year-old granddaughter reported her classmate was “voting” for Donald Trump. She lives in a very liberal college town and I’m guessing this boy was the only one in the class not supporting Hillary Clinton. When I told her it was his right to support whichever candidate his chose, she seemed mystified. So I... Read more »

A "Nasty Woman" Responds

I’ll claim the title. For the upcoming election, I’m Trump’s worst nightmare. A white, suburban “nasty woman” who can’t wait to vote for Hillary. Believe me, he wouldn’t want to grope me. I’m his age, a total turn off. And I wouldn’t get close enough to let him touch me because I dislike him bigly. The... Read more »

Trump Son's Advice to Women: “Go Teach Kindergarten”

Apparently, the Trump men feel sexual harassment in the workplace is just part of the job. If women can’t take the heat, they should get out of the kitchen. Actually the Trump guys would likely reverse that old proverb and send women back to the kitchen. Or if they want to work, they should teach... Read more »

Bullying: Setting Kids on Fire, Creepy Clowns, Locker Room Talk and Other Hated-Filled Acts

This is not the world I had hoped my eight grandchildren would inherit. I truly thought our country was on track to be more loving, accepting, inclusive, and kind. Instead, during Bullying Prevention Month, folks are talking about a child with special needs in Texas being set on fire with classmates who taunted him accused... Read more »

Voting: The Time I Threw my Vote Away and Other Tales from a Faithful Voter

Apparently, many Millennials plan to sit out this election. Others are thinking they should vote for Gary Johnson or Jill Stein as a protest vote against what they see as two flawed candidates. I feel your pain, but you must vote. I will take it a step further and risk incurring the wrath of many... Read more »