When I heard the late Debbie Reynolds singing Tammy on the radio the other day, I felt something visceral in her wistful rendition, a heart-breaking nostalgia recalling a far more innocent era --an era we haven't seen in a long while and, I fear, we won't see again. I hear the cottonwoods . . .
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So 2016 is drawing to a close and a fresh new year is on the horizon. Today is reader participation day. Tell us your hopes and dreams. The first things that come to mind when you read this--- but NOT POLITICAL. You can have hopes and dreams for the new year -- or for the rest of your life. They . . .
Of course, he's probably referring to the afterlife and I think he's right. But when I last saw this, I thought about how it applies to the here and now, not the hereafter. I have always believed that not knowing what's ahead is one of the best things about life. That surprise factor has always . . .
Or more appropriately, is there a problem with porn? Yes, for those of us still around and not in a post-Christmas coma, let's get right to the nitty gritty. I remember clearly the first time I saw Madonna prancing around in provocative lingerie on MTV. It was the mid-1980s and my immediate . . .
It's going to be a long, painful haul for those of us who believe that love can trump hate, and we need to find effective ways to handle anxiety--and fear-- along the way. Because when we're faced with the kind of repressive regime that DT and his partner, MP, have in mind, fear is the right . . .
You're mad...bonkers...off your head.... but i'll tell you a secret.... all the best people are. ~Alice (from Wonderland) Bonkers is a good thing. I believe this with all my heart. (I just typed "head" so I believe it with my head, too!) Some people judge us by how like them (and others) we . . .
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"To the barricades!" my husband exhorted the other day, as I told him about the latest political action being taken against the regime of hate and evil that's coming. Instantly, I thought of the first time I saw Les Miserables on Broadway so many years ago. At the time, a key role was played by a . . .