Talk about “food for thought”. Last Friday’s WordPress Daily Prompt sure got my imagination going: “Eat, drink and be merry for tomorrow we die. The world is ending tomorrow! Tell us about your last dinner — the food, your dining companions, the setting, the conversation.”
Lots and lots of possibilities. I’m overwhelmed with choices. Where to start, where to start.
I think, first, I have to decide where this dinner should take place. I know one thing. Wherever it is, we have to be comfortable. I love dinners that are slow and leisurely. So comfy chairs are an absolute must. Big enough to have room to move around in. Good support for your back. And soft enough to cushion Continue reading →
Well, seeing as how today’s “T”-day, this is my opportunity to rant about a subject that’s been on my mind for a long time, now. Truth. Or the lack of it. Seems it’s in very short supply. Truth be told (no pun intended) it feels like ever since Bill Clinton swore he’d “never had sex with that woman”, we’ve been going steadily down hill.
We’ve just come through a Presidential campaign that was not just ugly and filled with mud-slinging, from both sides, each of the candidates was guilty of throwing inaccurate facts around. Of not being entirely truthful. Shocking, really.
Will we ever know what really happened in Benghazi? Or have we already heard so many lies, we’ll be incapable of recognizing the truth when we hear it. If we ever do.
And Patraeus! What are we supposed to make of that? A distinguished former military officer, turned CIA Director cheats on his wife. Lies to her, essentially. And indirectly, because of who he is and what he does, he’s also guilty of lying to his colleagues, his superiors and the American people. To the President of the United Continue reading →