Masks at Home?

I was talking with my wife the other day and she mentioned that a new recommendation came out suggesting we should be wearing masks at home. Um…what? Yup, I googled this. Sure enough, Dr. Birx said, “If you’re in multi-generational households and there’s an outbreak in your rural area or in your city, you need… Read More Masks at Home?

Privilege

Although my parents were very poor when I was young, I’m still a white woman who comes from privilege. Because after my father got his degree compliments of the military, he was able to make a very good living. We moved out of that trailer park to an apartment complex and then to a brick… Read More Privilege

Lackluster

Lately, I’ve felt like everything I’ve done is lackluster, including my blogs. I haven’t written anything besides my blogs in over three months. I have ideas but haven’t been too inspired to write.  My blogs of late haven’t been funny or filled with interesting research. I don’t even want to read them to check for… Read More Lackluster

Unprecedented

Unprecedented is a word I’ve been hearing more and more in recent history. Flashing red lights have been happening with increasing frequency and it makes me wonder what will finally occur to shake the cult-like following of forty percent of our nation? We are now in a dangerous new normal. The talk of putting economics… Read More Unprecedented

Unity…

Like everyone else, I have been watching the news (obsessively). With retirement comes ample free time to obsess over the news. It’s grim with the pandemic and economic fallout that will surely affect millions of Americans. And yet, there is a spark of hope. For more than three years, there has been a deep divide… Read More Unity…

Anal Proctalgia

What the hell, Annette? No, Anal Proctalgia is not this writer’s clever and highbrow way to tell someone they are a pain in the ass. Although sometimes I may be clever with my stories, I am never highbrow. How about a blog about a relatively obscure medical condition? Yup, why not. Besides, having just had… Read More Anal Proctalgia