Category Archives: Horrible Stuff

Calm Yourselves, Children

Noticing a spike in my blog stats, I traced it to a reddit group or whatever they call it, (subgroup? board?) for people who hate their parents. The parents are labeled “narcissists” for the purposes of explaining why they’re “toxic.” … Continue reading

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More Fun With Senility

Last night I couldn’t think of Billy Holiday’s name when I heard one of her songs, and tonight I talked to my Keurig machine. It won’t be long now, I’m thinking. Observing one’s own senility as it progresses is probably … Continue reading

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Rabid Hatefest

I was going to write about something else but a tweet from a journalist I like has destroyed my equilibrium.  Brian Stelter shared a threat he got from a disgruntled Trump supporter: What inspires a person to take the time … Continue reading

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Facebook vs Humanity

When did it become a human right to broadcast yourself around the world in real time? If it’s not a right, then let’s admit that humanity is not capable of using this technology responsibly. You may love the feeling of … Continue reading

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Horrible Old White Guys

If you’re like me, and I know you are, you feel overwhelmed by the current plague of horrible old white guys who are doing their best to ruin our lives while brazenly or covertly enriching themselves. Forgetting about Trump for … Continue reading

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Was Blind But Now I See

After decades of glasses and contact lenses, I got the news that I had cataracts. Naturally I was horrified, imagining life as a blind old lady, stumbling around and crying out in a weak little bird squawk. Instead, I learned … Continue reading

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A Horror Story For The Age Of Trump

In North Carolina last week, an 18 year old boy chopped off his mom’s head and then called 911. I read an account of the incident and listened to a excerpt of the 911 call, which actually lasted for 16 … Continue reading

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Dear Donald™

If you’re anything like me, your consciousness has been co-opted by Donald Trump, with all the attendant fear, dread and hatred associated with his rise to power. It’s hard to focus on other things.  It’s draining and exhausting. So maybe … Continue reading

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My Fellow Americans

I sink I need help. I come to America to marry rich businessman, not to be chudged every minute by the crooked press and my hussband enemies. I hate dis song “My Way” but Donald he don’t care. I tell … Continue reading

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An Exciting Offer From The Neptune Society

A letter from the Neptune Society is a rite of passage I would gladly forego, but they are relentless. I’ve been getting them for a couple of years, and it occurred to me that it might be nice to share … Continue reading

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