Lowered Expectations

Paul Thompson has written what sounds like an awesome book,  Aim Low: A Story About Lowered Expectations.  I  may read it, or listen to it or whatever I have to do to consume this material.  I’m still slogging through the end of Vulgar Favors—the rest of the book was NOT a slog but after watching […]

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Autism Acceptance Month

My autistic daughter turned daughter-with-autism turned back to autistic daughter will be 24 this year. She lives in her own apartment that  is monitored by staff 24 hours a day. She does get out and about but she should be at some sort of structured workshop everyday. But she has been unable to find a […]

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See ya there, kids.

You do not need to own a gun to be an American. I know that it seems like real Americans kill things all the time, get really pissed off about paying taxes and gay illegals taking all of our jobs but most Americans I know aren’t shooting people (even the Americans I know who believe […]

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Gary Cohn, You’re Bumming Me Out.

Wealthy, Jewish, Clevelander, dyslexic, Democrat are all things that I normally like in succession especially to describe an actual person, replace anyone of those attributes with something else and I have questions. Gary Cohn, Director of the US National Economic Council should be, based on the above mentioned qualifiers, a good guy. But somewhere along  […]

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The Old Bag in The Big Sleazy

I turned 50 last week. I wanted to equally forget about the milestone and commemorate it appropriately so I assembled a small army of 6 other women and went to New Orleans. I figured that this city had enough distractions for an aging lady and I needed a place where I could bring a drink […]

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