FOWC with Fandango — Handle It's possible I included this song (twice, no less) entirely because I wanted to hear it. Oddly, though, when I googled "handle" this is the song which came up half a dozen times. Was it a sign? I took it as such. When I was first working (at that point, for … Continue reading “AMERICAN PIE” IS NOW AGAIN – Marilyn Armstrong
RDP #76 – FREEDOM Folk songs notwithstanding, freedom is not "just another word for nothing left to lose." Freedom is exactly the opposite of that. Freedom -- having freedom -- leaves you a lot to lose. Like ... say ... your right to live a life you want to live. A life that is open to … Continue reading FREEDOM AND THE LACK THEREOF – Marilyn Armstrong
Usually, by the time I call customer service, I'm already mad about something. It's just the way life is in these crazy days of long hold times, people who speak some other language, but whatever it is, it's definitely not one you speak. Last night I went to look at an order I placed on … Continue reading BEING NICE TO CUSTOMER SERVICE – Marilyn Armstrong
Cee's Fun Foto Challenge Week 4 Mirrors, airplane, power lines, et al What a great collection of images! I'm not sure about mirrors, but the rest? Got'em! In this last pictures, the building is a mirror and you can actually see Garry's silhouette on the building, a strange catch of the light.
Trevor Noah did a long spiel on "adult summer camp" on "The Daily Show" which left Garry puzzled. He went to summer camp. He even liked it. I never had the chance, but I think I've gotten over my resentment. It was a long time ago. Garry wanted to know why grownups -- adults -- … Continue reading REALLY THE PAST – Marilyn Armstrong