Category Archives: Ranting

Bad Company

I hosted about 30 guests—Hubby’s relatives—at my house last weekend. That’s a huge and undesirable accomplishment for me. I don’t like to entertain. Truthfully, I wish no one would ever come over to my house. Whenever anyone drives up the driveway, … Continue reading

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Keep your religion out of my uterus — AND MY EGG CARTON

For various stupid reasons, I bought a dozen eggs at a different grocery store yesterday, a store I don’t usually shop in. I dashed home to cook eggs, fried potatoes, and black beans for Hubby and me for supper. When it … Continue reading

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It Depends on What Your Definition of “Straightforward” Is

So, do you suppose Scott Walker had a secret email account while working as a public employee in his past life? Gee, I don’t know. You guess. Here’s a transcript from his conversation today with Chris Wallace (Fox News!): WALLACE: … Continue reading

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What Happened to the Olive Oil?

I would like to know why, for the first 44 years of my life, olive oil was located in the “Baking” aisle of the grocery store, along with the flour and sugar, and suddenly it’s been moved to the “Condiments” aisle, next to … Continue reading

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Friday Night, Sad (Shame on You, Lucky Brand)

Just about to shut down my computer tonight, I found myself looking at an ad for “dresses you can wear on Valentine’s Day and beyond” on some stupid website. Stupid, or shall we say tragic? Because this particular dress is … Continue reading

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Lindsay Graham’s NeoCon Wacko Challenger: Jeers to Lee Bright

David Weigel’s article yesterday at Slate.com provides a small, terrifying demonstration of the fundamental right’s profound misunderstanding of the purpose of democracy and the history of capitalism. In South Carolina, United States Senator Lindsay Graham, himself notably conservative, is being challenged … Continue reading

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Thoughts About God While Jogging on the Treadmill

I was minding my own business at the gym today, rushing through 20 minutes on the treadmill and then lifting some weights before showering quickly and dashing back to the office. In the middle of my jog, an acquaintance walked into the … Continue reading

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