BEING AGAINST FORCED BUSING DOESN’T MEAN YOU OPPOSE INTEGRATION – Garry Armstrong

I was in the middle of what I honestly call the Boston busing fiasco. On center stage, it played as a racial divide between Boston’s white and minority communities. It played well in the media – especially national and international media where they didn’t understand the local sentiments. The local news stations did a little … Continue reading BEING AGAINST FORCED BUSING DOESN’T MEAN YOU OPPOSE INTEGRATION – Garry Armstrong

LAST CHANCE – Marilyn Armstrong

Most of the stuff I buy online are necessities that are cheaper online or not available (locally) offline. Dog food. Dog biscuits. Over-the-counter medications like generic Tylenol and generic allergy meds. I buy very little clothing because I don't wear much and feel I have more than enough probably for the rest of my life. … Continue reading LAST CHANCE – Marilyn Armstrong

DAY OF THE BLOOMING DAYLILIES – Marilyn Armstrong

Blooming Daylilies - FOTD – 07/02/19 And so, it did not rain today. No thunder or lightning. Only a few passing clouds. Warm, but not humid. In fact, as close to a perfect summer's day as one could ask for. We had a lot of errands to run today -- and more tomorrow. But wherever … Continue reading DAY OF THE BLOOMING DAYLILIES – Marilyn Armstrong

BUSING FAILED. IT’S ABOUT TIME WE SAY SO – Marilyn Armstrong

Watching the Democratic riots (aka "debates")  the other night, I was surprised that Biden didn't tell the real truth about busing. Because this is a subject with which we are intimately familiar here. Garry covered Boston's busing crises and has an Emmy for his work. He interviewed white families, black families, every family. He interviewed … Continue reading BUSING FAILED. IT’S ABOUT TIME WE SAY SO – Marilyn Armstrong