The president of the United States is at odds with his advisers, again, which probably tells you all that you need to know about this president. I mean, have you ever had a boss who doesn’t trust his or her employees? A boss who flat-out doesn’t believe them? Who thinks, always, that s/he knows better? That… Read More Crazy, or just getting old?
A few quick updates to the ol’ blog at the beginning of a new year. Watch your step: *** For years in our house, we have celebrated birthday weeks. One day of cake and ice cream won’t do for us. We need a full seven days to get down that 12-inch fudge-covered yellow-cake monstrosity and a couple half-gallons of… Read More Starting again
I’ve had a week to digest what happened last Tuesday night, a week to wrap my head around this thing. I got nothing. Donald Trump won. Is shouldn’t be that hard to handle. Donald fricking Trump won. He’s going to be President of the United States. I mean, I guess I’m a little angry, though it’s hard… Read More He blew his chance
Here we are. Stomachs in knots and bone dead-tired, we made it. In a few hours, we’ll have a new president. All I can think is, Free at Last, Free at Last, Thank God Almighty I’m Free at Last After a deafening and depressing election season overrun with emails, gutter talk, late-night tweets, leaks, serious accusations and ridiculous claims, we’re ready… Read More The End is Here
I’m on the elliptical Friday morning, sweating like a fat New Yorker on the D train at 5 o’clock in late July — I’m really, really sweaty, is what I’m saying — and I look up at the TV and see the calm, cool, preternaturally well-groomed Mike Pence on the Today show set. (Pence’s hair… Read More Sweating it out
Like a lot of people I know, I spent Sunday night cringing in front of the television set, wondering what new scumbaggy lows the Republican nominee for president could inflict on the American public. I watched the debate with a combination of all-out dread, through-my-fingers embarrassment and a gnawing, nauseating fear that it all could get worse.… Read More Sex and the presidency