I have to decide whether or not to have open heart surgery. It's a clear-cut decision. I can choose to not have surgery. Eventually -- but probably sooner rather than later -- my heart will be unable to deliver oxygen to my lungs and I'll die. It's not doing too good a job right now … Continue reading Don’t you just hate when that happens?
"If your day-to-day responsibilities were taken care of and you could throw yourself completely behind a cause, what would it be?" The answer is ... I wouldn't. In the immortal words of Phil Ochs, "I ain't marchin' anymore." I marched against war and for peace. I marched for civil rights. I campaigned for universal health … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Blogger With a Cause. Not.
I can't help it. I'm not. Sweet, I mean. Stuff about angels and how every cloud has a silver lining makes me ill. I want to scream and throw things. It makes me very angry. I think it's a big fat pack of lies. My life has not been sweet. I've had fun. I've had … Continue reading I’m not sweet
I'm afraid of spiders. Not because they are dangerous, though some are. Not because of the potential toxicity. I'm afraid of spiders because they are creepy, make my skin crawl, and make me scream like a little girl. EEK, I shriek and jump straight out of my chair with my heart pounding like a trip … Continue reading I wear dead spider proudly
Having just watched the 1969 version of the film starring John Wayne, I thought it was time to see the remake. I usually avoid remakes of favorite movies, and the original True Grit is a favorite. I have always thought it was the Duke's best performance, portraying a character full of life and humor. I … Continue reading True Grit (2010)