Tag Archive | American

Retrograde, Schmetrograde

Those who know me will vouch for my excessive organization skills and attention to detail. And yet, last week I don’t think a day went by when I didn’t send my husband a text along the lines of, “I forgot deodorant today”, “I left my lunch in the fridge today”, “I forgot to shave the 80 pound gorilla”.

What I Learned on My Trip to Spain

I recently traveled halfway across the world to Spain and you know what I found out? They’re a lot like us, those Spaniards. Except they work half as hard and smoke twice as much as we do. You can tell it’s the crack of noon when they rise from their beds and the sound of a thousand smokers’ coughs echoes up and down the streets, heralding another day filled with delicious meals fried in rich Spanish oil.

The Death of Civility

Someone has to maintain a modicum of respectable behavior or it really will be the death of civility.

The Learning Curve

The best thing we can do for ourselves, our children and our future is to reverse our current budgetary policies and get back to putting our money toward education and especially great teachers and a complete curriculum. Then the prison situation will largely take care of itself.

Wow! The craziest BBQ happened here

And so I served cake and much merry-making ensued. I guess all’s well that ends well, right?

6 Months Since My First

Six months ago I started this blog with President Obama’s Inauguration. That was a great day and I was very proud, once again, to be an American. So how do I feel now, six months later? Slightly less enthused. I have to be honest. I feel that the hope from the red, white and blue […]