STATE OF MY NATION – Marilyn Armstrong

STATE OF MY NATION - RDP SATURDAY I have forbidden television viewing today. It's the Republican opportunity to deny everything and I don't think I can handle it. Worse, this might be the broadcast that finally makes Garry kick the TV until it shatters. Since we need to fix a broken toilet and the floor … Continue reading STATE OF MY NATION – Marilyn Armstrong

OUT MY BACK DOOR – Marilyn Armstrong

Ragtag Daily Prompt: Out My Backdoor I look out my backdoor a lot. It's a small deck leading to a rather small lawned area that when we were younger and more socially active, was the scene of many summertime barbecues, the building of a tepee, and just handing out. The tepee is gone. The idea … Continue reading OUT MY BACK DOOR – Marilyn Armstrong

PRUDENT IS UNAMERICAN — Marilyn Armstrong

Prudent. Maybe like the Impeachment Hearings? Prudent seems like a very strange word these days. Here we are -- Garry and I -- and the impeachment hearings are on the TV and we're having little conversations about how people feel about this. I gathered, but last night's "comedy" television that these hearings are getting gigantic … Continue reading PRUDENT IS UNAMERICAN — Marilyn Armstrong

HOW MANY MAGNANIMOUSES MAKE UP A CONFUSION? – Marilyn Armstrong

Magnanimous but Confused It is a beautiful day. Cool, comfortable, with a shining sun and no rain predicted. It doesn't mean it won't rain. It just means it's less likely to rain than if they had predicted rain and anyway, it's less like to rain as hard as it might if they had assured us … Continue reading HOW MANY MAGNANIMOUSES MAKE UP A CONFUSION? – Marilyn Armstrong

HAPPENSTANCE JUST HAPPENS – Marilyn Armstrong

RDP Wednesday – HAPPENSTANCE It has been one of those weeks. We were supposed to go away at the end of the week to celebrate being alive and surviving this year, but happenstance really happened big-time. First, I got sick. I wasn't sure I was sick until I talked to Cherrie and she had the same … Continue reading HAPPENSTANCE JUST HAPPENS – Marilyn Armstrong

INFURIATION, RAGE, ANGER, AND OTHER BLOOD PRESSURE-RAISING MOODS – Marilyn Armstrong

RDP-Sunday–INFURIATE Ever since Garry said he was sure I was going to have a stroke if I didn't calm down, I have calmed down. Mostly by having all of these rage-filled battles online rather than on the phone. I didn't really think I'd have a stroke, but who knows? Nothing good was going to come … Continue reading INFURIATION, RAGE, ANGER, AND OTHER BLOOD PRESSURE-RAISING MOODS – Marilyn Armstrong

COUNTRY GARDENS BETWEEN STORMS – Marilyn Armstrong

AMELIORATING AND JUDICIOUS WILD PLANTING OF FLOWERS IN THE TINY TOWN OF UXBRIDGE Our lawns are essentially wild,, too. I can’t turn on the hose because that pipe broke a few years ago and I haven’t figured out where to attach the new hose, (there’s a spout somewhere, but where?) — and so the hose … Continue reading COUNTRY GARDENS BETWEEN STORMS – Marilyn Armstrong