Gums and teeth

Going to the dentist always makes me nervous as I anticipate painful procedures and huge holes drilled in my wallet. I never want a root canal. I never want gum surgery. Last year, at my yearly check-up, my gums were downgraded from the 1s and 2s that they had always been, to 4s and 5s;.. read more →

The accident

 My passenger and I walked away; the driver of the minivan not only walked away, he drove away after he was done with the policeman. We were all lucky. While my body is full of little aches, my biggest pain is mental as I revisit the accident repeatedly. What happened? How did my sweet trusty.. read more →

Update July 8, 2017

My dear blog has been a casualty of a life change that began the day after the election, November 8, 2016. (A day that will live in infamy, like December 7, 1941.) Now, my creative energy goes into political activity,  instead of writing in my blog. I am talking to strangers all the time, telling.. read more →

Everyone is a story.

I haven’t had the energy to write on my blog much anymore; that energy and time is going into political activism, as I do my bit to keep the US from becoming a Russian-puppet state and from being looted by a family gang of thieves. has been helpful for me, a “political action for.. read more →

Picking up a penny.

I’ve always picked up money that lies in my path. I figure if the universe has put money down for me, I’d be foolish to ignore it because it wasn’t as much money as I want. Usually it is pennies. I’ve probably earned 10 dollars in pennies over the past 30 years. 1000 pennies; it adds.. read more →

Feeling and seeing.

  A long time ago, pediatrician  Dr. Richard Schanler was quoted as saying that new breastfeeding mothers needed to be seen at least once in the first week. This is because he found that new mothers can’t recognize that their babies are showing signs of underfeeding because there is something that protects their vision from.. read more →