1. When They Elect A Pope…

    01/19/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    … it became custom to lock the fractious cardinals in and keep them there till the job was done. Am …
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  2. Thor’s Day – Hammer Something Deserving?

    01/18/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    There has been SO much shit hitting fans that one barely knows where to begin, am I right?  I feel …
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  3. Better From a “Shithole” Than an Asshole!

    01/11/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    Wow. The man has NO mouth brakes does he?  He thinks the desperate folks in what he labels “shithole” countries …
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  4. Sympathy? Except…

    01/06/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    Ok, look at that picture.  That is a man who looks isolated and alone, right?  A man who thinks it …
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  5. Place Your Bets

    01/04/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    Remember when you were a kid watching hokey movies and the big scene was two gnarly looking dinosaurs fighting?  Or …
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  6. Reeling in the New Year

    01/02/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    The holidays provided some news relief. Since all the alleged lawmakers were home partying, there was a lot less news! …
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  7. Books, Books, Books

    12/31/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    I fell a bit behind on my reading this year and did not complete my planned fifty two books. It …
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  8. Post-Holiday Lazy

    12/25/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    It is books and cookies here for some of us, red-gold rye beer and video games for others! And snow …
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  9. Witchy Flyby – Trouble Below

    12/23/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    I feel a bit like an out-take of a Bruce Willis movie: I want to say “Head or gut?” before …
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  10. Birch

    12/19/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    I like the idea of a Yule log cake for dessert. But I hate cold cake and rigid buttercream icing. …
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  11. Train Wreck: Shut the Fuck Up Donald

    12/18/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Nobody in Western Washington is going to be ontime to any long distance destination this week.  An Amtrak passenger train, …
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  12. Wherein She “Takes the Tone of Judgement”

    12/17/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    A most depressing Christmas time in my memory was our last return from Germany – in 1986. We picked up …
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  13. Ikea Hack Dragon’s Lair

    12/16/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    We decided to have some fun with a holiday tradition this year. When our children were small, we made gingerbread …
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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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