Tag Archives: postaday2011

Green and Raw

I have to eat a salad of fresh greens at least once a day.  I find that when I have to go for more than one or two days without it, I get these tremendous withdrawal symptoms and I can … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To Your New Beau

I’ve heard about you but I have yet to meet you. I suppose she may be reluctant, not sure where this will all lead to. After all, when you’ve been wandering around the dank abysmal corridors of a disconsolate existence, … Continue reading

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Todd Akin & Rape

Ever since Congressman Todd Akin (R) Missouri, gave that fateful television interview last Sunday, the airwaves, blogosphere, Twitter and other social media have been on a feeding frenzy.  Mr. Akin was asked whether he believes abortion is justified in cases of … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion, Moral Issues, Politics, Rape, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Molestation, Todd Akin, Women's Reproductive Rights, women's rights | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

“There Is No One California” – Ouch!

This morning, I listened to Victor Davis Hanson‘s interview by Michael Krasny on Forum, about his controversial article, “There is no California,” published on the Orange County Register, on August 15, 2012.  I got curious. So, when I had a … Continue reading

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A Short For Otto

This story was inspired by a photo Otto von Munchow used in one of his posts. The story is purely fiction and any resemblance to any real life people is coincidental. I’ve been traveling across what many call the “core” … Continue reading

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The Best Is Yet To Be!

June 30, 2012 marked the first day of my sister-in-law’s official retirement from her job at a private Long Island university. She had, at various points in her no less than stellar career, been a distinguished post-grad finance professor, an … Continue reading

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Higgs-Boson: The Ultimate Linchpin?

Last Wednesday, the CERN, or Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire, the European organization for Nuclear Research, was on the spotlight.  It was day of much celebration among physicists around the globe and at the largest particle physics laboratory in the … Continue reading

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Here’s to the Fourth!

Today, it’s sunny and warmer where we are. I saw people shopping for their fresh corn and watermelon as early as 7:30 a.m.  People are walking around in shorts and sandals.  This afternoon, many families will have prepared their traditional … Continue reading

Posted in American History, Declaration of Independence, Equality, Fourth of July Holiday, gays and lesbians, July 4th, Race and Gender Issues | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Health Care Law Stands!

This morning, while getting ready to leave the house, I heard on the news that the US Supreme Court has upheld President Obama’s Affordable Health Care Act, including the much maligned individual mandate.  Chief Justice Roberts provided the swing vote … Continue reading

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Farewell, Nora!

I heard on the news yesterday that a much admired and loved icon, Nora Ephron, has prematurely passed away at the age of 71.  She had been battling Acute Myeloid Leukemia, according to members of her family.  I, for one, … Continue reading

Posted in Death, Julie and Julia, Movies, Nora Ephron, Sleepless In Seattle, When Harry Met Sally, women's rights, Writing, You've Got Mail | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment