Category Archives: Mutterings

Lessons from History? — L.E. Modesitt, Jr. – The Official Website

Once upon a time, I was the staff director of a Congressman’s office. He was a Republican. At that time, the Democrats held an overwhelming majority in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. 354 more words via Lessons from … Continue reading

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App Review: Axis 360 (1 star)

Application: Axis 360 (version 3.7.3 released 4/9/2018) Developer/Published: Baker & Taylor Platform: Android (version 7.0) Device: Samsung Galaxy S7 Rating: 1 star When it comes to Android apps that purport to provide me access to the digital resources of my … Continue reading

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Just the Stats, Please

Yes, I’m still here.  Sort of.  I’ve been so busy since the first of the year, I just now came up for air, and only because I realized it had been nearly a month since I’d posted to my blog.  … Continue reading

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Merry Bowlingmas

Welcome to my annual roasting of my building’s attempts at modern art holiday decorating.  When I showed my husband this year’s photo, his first words were: “Bowling pins?” I had to concede his point.  At least this year the dominant … Continue reading

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The Slow Burn May Be Heating Up

Modesitt is preaching to my choir again: … minorities, women, and others affected by the history and legacy of racial and gender discrimination. They’re tired of endlessly waiting for equality, and with ethnic, racial, and gender discrimination continuing, those feeling … Continue reading

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Tenacious Dedication

I feel nostalgically melancholy today.  I am remembering a time, about a decade ago, when I seethed with frustration surrounding a disappointing rejection my daughter suffered through.  When I requested an explanation for the rejection, the response I received  accused … Continue reading

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The Death of Free-Range Parenting

Fascinating article I read this morning thanks to NPR’s feed: Why Do We Judge Parents For Putting Kids at Perceived – But Unreal – Risk? I’ve seen this materialize with my own eyes of the last 30-40 years.  I became … Continue reading

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