Tag Archives: politics

Post-election thoughts (Those five people are not your enemies.)

1.  It’s over. 2.  When will the next election hoopla begin? 3.  Will our country be saved? 4.  Will our country be ruined? 5.  Will our country continue to plod along with some brilliant moves interspersed with awful decisions? 6.  … Continue reading

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Some day, politically speaking

Some fine day I will not ever again rise to the bait of beloved family members or dear friends who express opposing political opinions. Some day I will allow them, totally 100% allow them, their beloved opinions (whether I like … Continue reading

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My enemy

Once upon a time I had an enemy.  It’s hard to believe when enemies appear in our lives, isn’t it?  I mean, congenitally don’t-rock-the-boat smiling people shouldn’t have enemies, right? However, in this fairy tale called life we sometimes meet … Continue reading

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Please, Newt, do not call!

Dear Newt Gingrich, USA presidential candidate, please quit calling us. We are on the do-not-call list. Please do not say that you can telephone every day because you’re a political candidate or a non-profit agency. I am a registered and … Continue reading

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The invitation to truly “occupy” ourselves

As any hermit in the woods knows–there’s a big “Occupy” movement going on in the world.  Even though I’m sometimes oblivious to national politics surrounded by Upper Peninsula trees without a TV that works, I know this much:  people seem to be sick … Continue reading

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Reluctantly turning from health care back to the woods.

Christopher, dear son, pardon me. I know I just told you–not a half hour ago–that I wasn’t writing a blog for a long time. No. People could just read my health care rant over and over and over again. And … Continue reading

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