1. Stressless Break: Kitty-Cat Updates

    07/20/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    Our rescued cat, Banshee, continues to prove she is an exceptional kitten-mama.  The picture there at left was of kittens …
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  2. Woeful Wednesday

    07/18/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    I’m tired. Are you tired? Why can’t I find the mental “off” switch?! I wish I lived in Norway. I …
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  3. Imperfective Tense and More Unpleasant Opinions

    07/17/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    There is something called “imperfect tense” that describes an ongoing action.  Well, shit hitting my fan is an ongoing action. …
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  4. Kitty Distractions

    07/16/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    Yes, yes – I am watching our alleged leader, the Nazi Cheeto, kissing the ass of Russia’s oligarchic thug-in-charge. And …
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  5. The Jabberwocky Time of Year

    07/09/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    Summer is not my season. I’m like that crow up there — I prefer the cool rain to the parching …
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  6. Stories of the Non-White Variety


    07/01/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    That is what we heard yesterday at the rally to argue Trump’s immigration policies that include prosecution of asylum seekers, …
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  7. Fridays Without Relief

    06/29/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    For people who work five days a week, Fridays are a big deal – the end of the week most …
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  8. Tuesday Tirade – Up On The Broom Again

    06/19/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    Is it truly a “tirade” when what you really want to do is go puke in the toilet?  I’ve said …
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  9. I’ll Give Him “Attention”

    06/15/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    So, Der Trumpenfuhrer comes back from Singapore with a hard green envy of the deeply sycophantic ways of the North …
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  10. Summer

    06/11/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    …and the old woman’s thoughts turn to semi-neglected gardens and home repairs. With the adopted Marine un-adopting himself to fulfill …
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  11. Oh, NOW There Is “Concern”?

    06/07/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    Wealthy white woman, a clothing designer, Kate Spade, has killed herself. I’m very sorry for the suffering her family must …
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  12. Wear Orange

    06/01/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    A blogger and writer I greatly admire has been talking of late about the stories we live and tell.  It …
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  13. May Book Dump

    05/31/2018 by syrbal-labrys

      I’ve been reading a good deal this month, as it’s been a “pain” month with my tetchy back. I …
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The name of this blog, and my Dreamwidth blog, Herlander Refugee, is taken from a 1915 feminist novel "Herland". It makes my heart sing that modern women are experimenting with creation of a new "Herland"! Yes, comments are closed. Anyone who just MUST reach me can do so at syrbal6 at gmail dot com.

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