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night homes

Originally posted on December 17, 2014. Night homes…person lairs A while ago I found myself, as we drove down the roads here in rural Maine, thinking about people and their homes. Somehow, these nights, watching the houses along the road,…
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democrats

Originally posted on October 1, 2014. My email is flooded with requests for money from the Democrats. It’s hard to say no, but I’m trying. Yes I know the Republicans are much much worse, but 100 % of the senators…
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drone letter

Originally posted on March 25, 2013. Lately our country has replaced our traditional forms of military action – invasions, occupations and aerial bombing from planes flown by pilots – with unmanned aircraft, known as drones. Soldiers can pick a target…
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austerity

Originally posted on February 10, 2013. Something keeps bothering me about the discussions about the budget deficit, the national debt and the need for austerity. People say that we need to cut services, cut taxes and shrink the government. What…
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shopping

Originally posted on December 31, 2012. Waiting in the checkout line in the supermarket yesterday, I was watching the young couples, men and women, checking out. They seemed so ernest and so uncertain. It was as if they weren’t sure…
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slogans

Originally posted on August 20, 2012. Someone posted a story on facebook about a member of the tea party who had gotten into some legal trouble. Above the story he wrote as a comment “another tea-bag in HOT WATER..” It seemed…
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