Usually I enjoy browsing through the Sunday paper. But this morning it was like a splash of cold water in my face. And I’m not talking about the depressing headlines in the front section, nor the regressive editorial positions that the Seattle Times continues to spew. Nope, today it was the Target ad. I don’t … Continue reading
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Fiddling With Themselves While Rome Burns
Like pretty much every other woman in America, I’ve been horrified by the cold realization that there are influential political voices out there who don’t want women to have access to birth control. I wasn’t planning to write about it, because I have been ignoring what comes out of the mouths of Republican politicians and … Continue reading
Please Tax Me!
Today, after enduring a totally unsatisfactory interpretation of the Frog Prince, my little ones and I decided to make the most of the 50 degree weather by bird watching along the Marsh Island/Foster Island trail. My intrepid explorers gleefully ran along the trial ahead of me through mud and puddles, counting benches and observation platforms … Continue reading
Snow and a Sense of Entitlement
Every few years, Seattle gets a BIG SNOW. This year is one of them, and our fair city and its environs received between 6 inches and 2 feet of the white stuff this week. Followed by an ice storm. Fun! When this happens, the city shuts down. Predictably people on the East Coast snort with … Continue reading