Political Persuasion

I’m not a liberal and I’m not a conservative. In high school I was a Young Republican and I cheered for the younger Bush to win the presidency twice in person. In college I was the president of our College Democrats. My political involvement with individual local candidates followed suit. Then I met Mark, decided…

June Thoughts on Domestic Travel…

In a couple of weeks or so we’ll be off to visit my husband’s family. We’re looking forward to it. Family vacations are fun. We love traveling in general though, actually. And it’s one of the biggest reasons we didn’t buy a house sooner. As I’ve said before, for the first year and a half…

Nothing Special

…Now, there is a particularly unique American problem I’d like to discuss. It’s at the heart of the current political climate and it’s hard to write about or talk about without making someone very upset. We’re a fairly new country, here in the US. When you compare this country to many others it’s almost frightening…