Monthly Archives: August 2014

Lyft “UBER” Taxis!

I have several problems with taxi drivers. First, it seems they are constantly muttering into their supposedly hands-free devices, holding the cord or mouthpiece, meaning it is no longer hands-free, talking in a language I don’t know (which many of … Continue reading

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Another Red Light Travesty

I learned recently from the Chicago Tribune’s website that one of our vehicles was identified as having been three times “tagged” by red light cameras which we now believe were due to the flagrant misuse of the cameras or manipulation … Continue reading

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For the masses to continue to be oblivious, the police must remain hypervigilant

My dog is a Briard, an ancient herding breed; we have no flock. At campsites, she gently herds small children who run away from their family’s camper, insists our home’s visitors sit down and sit still, and seems puzzled at … Continue reading

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The Herding Instinct Test

A few years back, my husband and I loaded our Jeep and trailer with ourselves, our stuff, and our two Briards, Hero and Ivy, and headed to Connecticut for the Briard Specialty. The highlight, I felt sure, would be the … Continue reading

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Protect White House Bees!

Dear Mrs Obama, I applaud your Get Moving, Get Healthy initiative, but it lacks a certain small something.   Namely, concern for insects, specifically bees.   Without bees the world will be – for all practical purposes – out of … Continue reading

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Dubya’s Doublespeak

Republicans will mess with women’s right, the feminists warned us, and they were right. Republicans will trample workers’ rights, unions warned us, and they were right. the 2004 election was stolen, civil liberties watchers said, and they were right. The … Continue reading

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FOOT HEALTH and SHOE SAFETY

Years ago, a picture of Madonna’s daughter, then all of about four, made the rounds. I was horrified to see this young girl in shoes that had heels of at least 1-1/2′. We would not build a house on sand, … Continue reading

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