Marilyn Armstrong

SQUIRRELS AND NUKES

Squirrels are so cute. What could they possibly have to do with nuclear meltdowns? I’m not sure exactly why the big gray squirrels have been mostly replaced in our woods by smaller red squirrels. Both normally live in this area,… Read More ›

DON’T CALL ME SHIRLEY!

Fandango’s Provocative Question #123 This is one of those times when I really don’t understand the question because I don’t understand the platitudes underlying the question. I never believed that absence makes the heart grow fonder. If you like someone, it… Read More ›

DEATH OF THE MALL

RETAIL WORKERS ARE QUITTING AT RECORD RATES FOR HIGHER PAYING WORK: “MY LIFE ISN’T WORTH A DEAD-END JOB” The Washington Post, June 21, 2021 I don’t miss malls except for the kiosk where they sold watch batteries and Annie’s where… Read More ›