IT’S NOT FUNNY ANYMORE – Reblog – THE SHINBONE STAR

THE SHINBONE STAR WRITTEN BY MADMEGSBLOG - November 4, 2018 As a Canadian watching helplessly from north of the border, all I can do is scream at the laptop and the television and type “VOTE” over and over until my fingers cramp up. There used to be a time I could tell you the current political … Continue reading IT’S NOT FUNNY ANYMORE – Reblog – THE SHINBONE STAR

NEWS AS ENTERTAINMENT – BY ELLIN CURLEY

Something tragic happened to America’s news media in the early 1980’s. Before then, the news divisions of the major television networks were not expected to make money. They were considered to be a public service designed to give people the information they needed to be well-informed voters and intelligent citizens. At some point in the … Continue reading NEWS AS ENTERTAINMENT – BY ELLIN CURLEY

ONE GOLDEN DAY AMIDST A SEA OF MUD AND WIND – Marilyn Armstrong

Golden November Day - FOTD – November 5, 2018 So just when you think autumn is over for good and all, when every maple leaf has blown to the earth and half the trees along the road are broken, the sun comes out and the oak trees are burnished gold. It's the only sunny day … Continue reading ONE GOLDEN DAY AMIDST A SEA OF MUD AND WIND – Marilyn Armstrong