I think it’s been a tough week and I think we all need to step back a little and throw ourselves into the weekend with the same vigor of this little girl. Onward. See you Monday.
Category Archives: Aint it purty?
Meet the Burkes.
They’re a lovely young couple living with her folks in East Hartford, Conn. They’re ready for a place of their own, and they’d like a diverse neighborhood. Can you help them? I wrote this for NEXT New England. Photo by Ryan Caron King
So I went to the Women’s March on Washington, what turned out to be a half-million strong band of like-minded folks who came from all over to put the new president on notice. We’re watching. If you’ll notice the one sign, “Get Up and Walk,” that’s quoting Jesus. We had about a two-mile walk from RFK …
In precisely 10 hours, I’m on a bus…
…I and umpteen men, women and children on 80 buses will leave Connecticut for the trip south to the Women’s March on Washington. We leave at 1:30 a.m. Saturday, arrive in D.C. around 7 a.m., make our ways to the march, and proceed to be very loud. Oh, and we’ll take copious pictures. This is …
I love Joe Biden and here’s only partly why:
Vice President Joe Biden was surprised when President Barack Obama awarded him (his brother) the Presidential Medal of Freedom — the nation’s highest civilian honor — yesterday.
Here’s the text of Pres. Obama’s farewell address.
Read it here. Read the fact-checked version here. While Pres. Obama was going high, I was going low, answering Irma from North Carolina, a Trump supporter who suggested I buy a ticket to any foreign country: Ha ha ha ha ha and ha. See the news tonight? Russia has been helping Trump for at last five years. …
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Hells, yeah, we march
I wrote this for Mother Courant and then enjoyed a vigorous weekend of name-calling. But do not pity me. Live by the sword, die by the sword. Enjoy. And here’s more on the Pussyhat Project.
Kid President is over it: How to disagree
I love this young man.
Samantha Bee, I love you.
Confused? So are the rest of us. But thanks, Leftover, for sending this along. Does this mean we have to get along? Because that’s going to take some effort on my part.
American consumers are the best
Some consumers took it upon themselves to rate “Gestapo” boots from First Daughter Ivanka Trump on Amazon.com. You can read the comments here.