THE CHANGING SEASONS – SEPTEMBER 2018 – Marilyn Armstrong

The Changing Seasons, September 2018 It's the very end of September here in New England, so it's the middle of our best season, Autumn. Except it isn't Autumn. The trees are entirely green without even a hint of red. A few yellow leaves on a few trees, but none of the colors we are supposed to … Continue reading THE CHANGING SEASONS – SEPTEMBER 2018 – Marilyn Armstrong

OH HELL, WE ARE REALLY ALL BRUCE BANNER NOW – BY TOM CURLEY

As I'm writing this I'm watching the circus that is the Senate hearing on Bret Kavanagh.  Lindsey Graham and the Republicans on the committee are making complete asses of themselves. Graham is literally screaming at the top of his lungs. What he's saying is basically "This is all made up and how dare anybody say … Continue reading OH HELL, WE ARE REALLY ALL BRUCE BANNER NOW – BY TOM CURLEY

IS THE U.S. CAPABLE OF BEING A LEGITIMATE NATION? – Marilyn Armstrong

FOWC with Fandango — Heart Yesterday was some kind of turning point for me. My heart broke. Because the same shit that I went through as a young woman is still happening and now we are going to sit one of these shitbags on the Supreme Court. Shame on us, shame on our political system and … Continue reading IS THE U.S. CAPABLE OF BEING A LEGITIMATE NATION? – Marilyn Armstrong

JUSTICE? REALLY? – Marilyn Armstrong

Friday RDP: JUSTICE ISN'T I don't have anything useful to say about this except that whatever we think justice is, I'm not seeing any evidence of it these days and not for a long time. After yesterday -- which I presumed and assumed was going to be horrendous -- and which was indeed horrendous even … Continue reading JUSTICE? REALLY? – Marilyn Armstrong

GOOD AND EVIL – Marilyn Armstrong

I can't read "Lord of the Rings" these days without thinking about Stephen Colbert and his obsessive passion for these books. They are great books and eventually became rather amazing movies, but still and all ... he knows things about these books I'm sure J.R.R. Tolkien forgot. Nonetheless, in this time of stress and strife, … Continue reading GOOD AND EVIL – Marilyn Armstrong