A SUDDEN JOLT OF OPTIMISM – Marilyn Armstrong

FOWC with Fandango — Overjoyed I know last night's debate was a mess in a lot of ways. Too many potential (and unrealistic) candidates and a really annoying and abrasive set of television hosts who refused to ever let anyone actually SAY something that might be important. I think it was Colbert who said it was … Continue reading A SUDDEN JOLT OF OPTIMISM – Marilyn Armstrong

THE CHANGING SEASONS – JULY 2019 – Marilyn Armstrong

The Changing Seasons, July 2019 - Our Hottest July Ever! It's official. This has been the hottest July in recorded weather history ... 140 years worth. Not only have these been the hottest days, but they have also been the hottest nights with temperatures rarely dropping below the 80s. I haven't been outside much. For … Continue reading THE CHANGING SEASONS – JULY 2019 – Marilyn Armstrong

WHERE’S THE BUS STOP? Marilyn Armstrong

This is the kind of normal question that anyone might ask in any town anywhere. Except if you ask it here, the responder will look at you quizzically. Because honest Abraham of Civil War fame, we don't have any public transportation in this town. If you need to go somewhere, you have a choice. You can … Continue reading WHERE’S THE BUS STOP? Marilyn Armstrong

THE BELLS ARE TROLLING – Marilyn Armstrong

There are subjects I avoid writing about because no matter where I go, there's a troll lurking and waiting for an opportunity. Gun control and "right to life," or more to the point, the right of the unborn as opposed to the rights of the already alive are big troll-gatherers. They have always been two … Continue reading THE BELLS ARE TROLLING – Marilyn Armstrong

CAMP YESTERDAY, VAMPIRE TODAY. DO I SENSE A TREND? – Marilyn Armstrong

FOWC with Fandango — Vampire Yesterday, we discussed camp and today it is vampires? I feel a trend coming on! Shall we move on to robots tomorrow? If so, can we do the ones from Douglas Adams' books? The ones who really wanted the wicket? Anne Rice, having recovered from her fit of Christian evangelicalism, went … Continue reading CAMP YESTERDAY, VAMPIRE TODAY. DO I SENSE A TREND? – Marilyn Armstrong

IT’S THE LITTLE STUFF THAT GETS ME – Marilyn Armstrong

EVEN WORDPRESS CAN'T BE THAT BAD, CAN THEY? I definitely have a few bones to pick and I'm going to start picking right now. You see, I have these questions. Important questions. And there are, as far as I can tell, no answers to them. 1. Why does WordPress allow us to approve or disapprove … Continue reading IT’S THE LITTLE STUFF THAT GETS ME – Marilyn Armstrong