Tag Archives: Ken Burns

Why Women Should Vote

I’ve been hinting at this here and there like a diplomat trying not to offend anyone, but this is where the kid gloves come off since three women I know, have already said, they’re not voting. There was a time … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned From The West Wing

I’m here humming Hail To The Chief.  I thought this was a perfect day to post this now that the election is over. It also made me remember why I loved The West Wing so much. Watching how the government … Continue reading

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Why Women Should Vote

It’s a great privilege for anyone to be able to have a say in who will lead their country, but American women in particular need to remember we didn’t always have that right. It wasn’t until 1920 when Congress passed … Continue reading

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What So Proudly We Hail

Today is the 4th of July, a really big day in America’s history. It’s the day marking our independence from Britain thanks to the valor of many in a wretched seven year war.  I have to say I am involuntarily … Continue reading

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Soldier To Soldier

I like to think of myself as patriotic, but as I said to my friend Ed, then why am I always getting out of jury duty? He told me how he watched a film that had a platoon of soldiers … Continue reading

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“Waugh, waugh, waugh,” said Miss Scarlet

On the heels of the ten year anniversary of 9/11, I began to think a lot about history, our history, and how many Americans sadly, are not acquainted with it. I was one of those Americans until, over 20 years … Continue reading

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