Well, gang, I told you this campaign experience would probably give me lots more to write to you about and I was right. Last week, a local school board announced an addition to its anti-discrimination policy that would allow students to use the restroom that aligns with their gender identity. The school board decision was… Read More Footloose and Bathroom Policy
“So,” – have you noticed I start most of my blogs that way? I couldn’t resist and isn’t it fun when you can crack yourself up? I’ll let you in on a little secret – I’m always grateful I’m easy to amuse. Let me start with the word: Anecdote. Have you noticed if you… Read More Rambling and a Paradigm Excerpt
Welp, here we are again. It’s Monday and my super-good intentions to be prepared by writing a blog yesterday for this morning went by the wayside. Again. I don’t know why I continue to be surprised by this – but I always am. I also don’t know about you – but I’m a “sorry” addict. … Read More Playing Catch Up
I like lying backwards on my backyard lounger when it’s in its upright position. I twist around so my feet are where my head should be and my head is where my feet should be. If you still can’t picture what I’m describing, picture this: me lying on my back, the soles of my feet… Read More Looking Up
Good Afternoon on this sunny Monday. Nothing like the weather in Texas. It can drop twenty degrees in thirty minutes or the opposite. Not a ray of sunshine to be found for a week and today I have the windows open. I posted earlier on Facebook I couldn’t decide WHAT to blog about because I… Read More Free Admission to Vonnie Land
So the other day I was riding my bike across the train trestle by the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. The trestle spans the San Lorenzo River and offers great views of the amusement park, the bay, and the mouth of the river. It’s a great place to see birds. Mergansers, buffleheads, gulls, cormorants. Due to… Read More Kicked off Jury Duty… Again!
You know when you have an idea for something, you write it, and then you realize it’s utter trash? Well, that happened to me today. I had a whole essay on Italian toilets (Venetian, specifically) all set ready to go when I realized my passion for the topic had died a quick death between idea,… Read More How Sweet…