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Guns are Like Sarah Palin

Lately gun accidents have become so (sadly) absurd and (outlandishly) alarming that they remind me of Sarah Palin. In 2008, I received a group email entitled: Women Against Sarah Palin. Though I agreed with the expressed sentiment that Mrs. Palin was the wrong choice for the White House, particularly for women, I publically declined to … Continue reading

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better than chocolate-America the Beautiful & J.T.

For a middle aged woman like me, it doesn’t get much better than James Taylor singing American the Beautiful at the second inauguration of Barack Obama.  It’s up there with chocolate and chardonnay, an afternoon on the Seine and under the covers with my lover. The simple pleasures. Acoustic. Mellow. Sweet. Oh, beautiful, for spacious … Continue reading