Originally posted on Snowbird of Paradise:
I walk the line between wanting to live in the USA, close to my family there, and feeling horrified by repeated mass murders. My US family members are all lovely, peaceful, law-abiding folks who are outraged at gun violence. Every time. They…
Colin Firth now has Italian citizenship! Isn’t that amazing? It comes as a shock to think of that charming, erudite, upper-crust, fellow with the plummy accent becoming an Italian. We all think of him as Mr. Darcy in Pride and Prejudice, or Mark Darcy in Bridget Jones’s Diary […]
Getting a haircut is about more than just getting a haircut. It’s also about feeling a little bit pampered, being the focus of someone’s attention, and feeling lovely, if only for a few minutes. The haircut I got today, though, was none of those things. The Cadillac of […]
Pictures of above-garage living spaces and single-lot duplexes near my home.
The bus was crowded, but I’m not sure why. It was early Saturday afternoon, which is not normally busy, and the weather was fine. My son and I had waited a while for a bus and agreed that we had not seen the bus that our phone apps […]
While the President is distracting us with his concern about the destruction of civic monuments, he is simultaneously planning to remove from public protection huge national monuments. It’s the bait and switch thing again, and we fall for it every time. In the last week, we have been […]
Those white supremacists who fear that they are losing their place at the top of the social heap just proved to the world how their place is still safe. They can do things and say things in a public setting that no person of colour could ever imagine […]