Observations of life as I know it

jane A. martin
The New Journal of the Plague Year(s)
Created 28 Dec 2020
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  • Waiting for answers
    04 Oct 2021 • 4 min read
    October 4, 2021 Another in a series of observations of life as I know it. If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down. -Todd Akin, former Congressman of Mi...
  • Snail mail
    02 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    October 2, 2021 Another in a series of observations of life as I know it. Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. -T...
  • Check please!
    30 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    September 30, 2021 Another in a series of observations of life as I know it. On 16 September 1985, when the Commerce Department announced that the United States had become a debtor nation, the America...
  • How slow can you go?
    29 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    September 29, 2021 Another in a series of observations of life as I know it. I am not a member of any organized political party. I am a Democrat. -Will Rogers ~~~~~ The wheels of justice are ponderous...
  • You spell it Potatoe, Dan Quayle.
    27 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    September 27, 2021 Another in a series of observations of life as I know it. It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes. -Douglas Adams ~~~~~ Idaho. One of those “I s...
  • In my humble opinion…
    24 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    September 24, 2021 Another in a series of observations of life as I know it. Women can stand on the Empire State Building and scream to the heavens that they are equal to men and liberated, but until ...
  • Lone Star state of mind
    23 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    September 23, 2021 Another in a series of observations of life as I know it. “The very serious function of racism is distraction. It keeps you from doing your work. It keeps you explaining, over and o...
  • Turned a deaf ear
    21 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    September 21, 2021 (solstice) Another in a series of observations of life as I know it. For the want of a nail the shoe was lost, For the want of a shoe the horse was lost, For the want of a horse the...
  • I do!
    19 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    September 19, 2021 Another in a series of observations of life as I know it. Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me. They possess and enjoy early, and it does somethin...
  • Do good fences make good neighbors?
    17 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    September 17, 2021 Another in a series of observations of life as I know it. As soon as politicians have learnt to buy political support from the ‘public purse’, and conditioned electorates to embrace...
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