"My evil genius Procrastination has whispered me to tarry 'til a more convenient season." —Mary Todd Lincoln, American first lady, born December 13, 1818

Voting

Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting.  Franklin Delano Roosevelt — January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945 The United States trails most developed countries in voter turnout. http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2018/05/21/u-s-voter-turnout-trails-most-developed-countries/ Cynicism and apathy keep many people…

President Pelosi

I predict that Nancy Pelosi will be President before the end of 2019. Although I was reminded by my friend Claire this morning that the Republicans got rid of Agnew before they got rid of Nixon because they knew he was vulnerable and they wanted to prevent the Democratic Speaker of the House, Carl Albert,…

Happy Birthday, Cricket!

Cricket is a five year old Cavachon, a designer-mutt cross between a Cavalier King Charles spaniel and a Bichon Frisé. She came to us in May, five years ago. Cricket is the first non-Cocker Spaniel and the first female I’ve lived with. She’s bright, jolly, and loving; very sociable and extremely cuddly. “Our perfect companions…