Category Archives: parenthood

  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. 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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  3. 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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  4. Make America….

    05/23/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    …pray again?  Really, tho’ I in no way approve of the main gist of monotheism’s message, I have to semi-approve …
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  5. Scout?

    05/10/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    Let me officially say that my sons wanted to try Boy Scouting, ok? Both of them, while growing up in …
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  6. Tuesday Tirade Time! The Yiiiii-Yiiiii Sisterhood?

    04/17/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    I almost wish I had comments open on this blog. (But no, the Stupids annoy me too much, even with …
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  7. Saturday’s Savageries

    03/17/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    I really do have this old rock anthem stuck in my head these days.  I wonder if American education has always …
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  8. Book Peek-a-Boo

    03/06/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    I know, it isn’t March end. Yet I must tell you about a book right NOW. You know how everyone …
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  9. Seventeen Dead and He Wants His Retirement?

    02/22/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    So much for a good guy with a gun being the best defense against a “bad” guy with a gun. …
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  10. We Always Say “It Cannot Happen Here” – Words From the Zombie Non-Apocalypse

    02/21/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    Except “it” is happening here.  What, you think German Nazis just appeared overnight out of German woodwork? I am a …
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  11. Six on Friday

    02/16/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    I have the kind of hangover that doesn’t come from tying one on with booze. I WISH it came from …
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  12. “Curses!” Said the Witch

    02/15/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    Still on my mind? Fury, rage.  The desire to find a physical way to shove “thoughts and prayers” up Republican …
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  13. Fantasy and Reality

    12/13/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Once upon a time — ah, how many fantasies begin just that way?  Once upon a time, I visualized the …
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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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