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Women’s March

The historic Women’s March on Washington DC and around the world took place today to protest the new President. Washington DC had over 1 million people and St. Paul had around 100,000. Amazing numbers. (Twitter https://twitter.com/DexBarton/status/822863622086881281, https://twitter.com/nickbilton/status/822893227833376768, https://twitter.com/HamillHimself/status/822938477989769217, https://twitter.com/HillaryClinton/status/822846188936396803)

Inauguration

The Inauguration was not supposed to turn out this way. I am sure that there is an alternative timeline/parallel universe out there where Hillary Clinton became our first female president. Sadly it was not my universe. Hopefully sometime in my life I will see a female president of the United States. Until then we are […]

The last day of the Obama presidency

The last full day of the Obama presidency. 8 years of no drama Obama. Some of the last tweets on from the Obama presidency on Twitter. (Accessed 1/19/2017 https://twitter.com/POTUS) (Some of Obama’s last Tweets as POTUS. Tweeted January 19, 2017, Accessed 1/19/2017 https://twitter.com/POTUS)   (Some of Obama’s last Tweets. January 1 and January 10, 2017, […]

President Obama’s Farewell Address

Tonight was President Obama’s Farewell Address. Held in Chicago, he had the audience laughing and crying. Really the man is a gifted speaker. Its truly the end of an era.

Muerto!

Cuba’s former leader Fidel Castro died today at 90! Release the Miami Armada (i.e. ex-Cuban senior citizens living in Miami who will now be sailing home)! It finally happened. Fidel is dead. Wow. I figured he would out live Gorby (just for spite) and be the last surviving Cold War leader, but I guess not. […]

Snow!

First snowstorm of the year. Sadly I don’t think it will be the last.

Two interesting posts

Two posts by authors more eloquent then me on our forthcoming Presidential situation… “President Pussygrabber” by George R.R. Martin Nov. 9th, 2016 from Martin’s website Not A Blog and you can find it here: http://grrm.livejournal.com/506110.html “There are really no words for how I feel this morning. America has spoken. I really thought we were better […]

Horrified

Horrified. Just horrified by the outcome of the election. Sexism and racism certainly played a part in this mess, but yes also anger and a growing unhappiness over change. People don’t like change, I get that. People like to bury their heads in the sand, I get that. But when you don’t pick the most […]

Vote!

Election Day 2016! A historical day! I was #232 to vote in my small town and there was no line and no waiting. Well, I had to wait for the old election judge to finish her circling her word in her crossword puzzle, but that was about it. Really it took me longer to take […]

Riddle Room, part 2

Second try at the Riddle Room today. Sadly the Starship: Sabotage exploded and we died, but we were soo close to solving it (we only had one puzzle to solve and almost had it and some red buttons to hit).