RDP Sunday - Mentor I never think of myself as having had mentors. I suppose I thought they were supposed to announce themselves or wear an ID that said "Mentor" on it. They were the teachers that listened to me. Who really read the papers I wrote and didn't give me an automatic "A" because … Continue reading IF YOU DON’T DO THE RESEARCH – Marilyn Armstrong
The Senior Issue, by Rich Paschall Recently a friend of mine commented that if Congress cut Social Security and Medicare, they will see a lot of angry seniors vote them out of office. Many Republicans promised to do just that before the last election. If they have control of both houses, they almost certainly will … Continue reading WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?
I hear a lot from many people, including in my own family, that "my vote doesn't matter." The reasons given range from "I live in the country and it's just the votes in the cities that make the difference." There's some truth in that and it is frustrating, particularly on a local level. Then I … Continue reading WHY YOUR VOTE REALLY DOES MATTER – Marilyn Armstrong
FOTD – November 4, 2018 Photos: Garry & Marilyn Armstrong We had a serious wind and rain storm last night and this morning. Big limbs all over the driveway. Watching the oaks wave in the wind ... which is actually kind of eerie. Those oaks are big (tall!) trees. When they fall, they take down … Continue reading WILDFLOWERS AND SOME AUTUMN LEAVES – Marilyn Armstrong
Memories of Summer - FOTD – November 2, 2018 Suddenly, I realized that it is really getting to the end of the year and I don't remember very much of it. One of my two (the small one) bird feeders arrived today. I have to dump the flowers to hand the feeders and I haven't … Continue reading MEMORIES OF SUMMER – Marilyn Armstrong