It's the most wonderful time of the...every four years (except for the Women's World Cup which is even better). The FIFA World Cup is going on right now in Russia, and what that means is I get a month of football on tv almost every day, and for the first two weeks, it's on 2-3… Continue reading GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL!
Sometimes I am overwhelmingly glad that hubs and I did not have human children.Students leave the building, Parkland High School.Image courtesy of USA TodayYesterday was one of those days. I cannot even imagine what the parents of the surviving students had to talk about last night when they got home - or the silence in… Continue reading Second verse, same as the… Nevermind.
Annoyed face, Louvre, Summer 2012I was really trying to avoid being political on the Lettuce, but some things are just more important, it seems. Or more obvious. Or...well, I just have to talk about some things, and not into the confirmation bias that is my Facebook feed (for the most part) or my family or… Continue reading Well, it was good while it lasted…
Tourists.Regime change or administration change can be tricky at best. There are those mourning the change, those hungry for change, and those to whom the change will make little to no difference in daily function. I'm not really sure which one best represents me, but I will tell you that a bit of change has… Continue reading On regime change and the politics of long work weeks.
My hair was feeling the bern from the color, still.So you may or may not have noticed, if you follow me on Facebook, Twitter, or just down the street, that we have an election coming up this fall here in the good old USA. While I am utterly heartbroken at the prospect of losing our… Continue reading On Feeling the Bern and other political nonsense.