Tag Archives: history

  1. Little Hands = Little Boots

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    02/04/2017 by syrbal-labrys

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    I LOVE historical analogies. Just saying. If the shoe (or glove?) fits, I vote the Wizard of Ooze* wears it. …
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  2. Listen To History

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    01/28/2017 by syrbal-labrys

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    The Gaslighter in Chief and his supporters just keep screaming, “Great, fantastic, fabulous!” They could be right about the “fabulous” …
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  3. The Jester Speaks – Can Winston Smith Speak?*

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    11/20/2016 by syrbal-labrys

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    *If you do not get that title reference?  You are lost and a slave to the right wing bullshit machine …
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  4. Things I Just Cannot Do

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    08/26/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    Maybe I am getting soft in the head with age?  I may kill my television yet.  Mind you, other than …
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  5. Hitting the Light Switch On My Way Out

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    01/19/2015 by syrbal-labrys

    As I held forth in my New Year’s prognostications post, I am not very optimistic for my country.  The news …
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  6. Hail, Berlin!

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    11/10/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    I am an old cold warrior, and nothing warms the cockles of my bitter old heart more than seeing Berlin …
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  7. Hand Me The Barf-Bag, Ok?

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    10/20/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    Nope, not on an airplane in “turbulent” air.  Just sickened, fucking sickened.   I give you a quote:  “You just felt …
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  8. Historic Snark

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    09/23/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    I’ve been watching the PBS series about the Roosevelt family.  Finally making it to the last 2 of 14 hours, …
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  9. Monday Mellow — Looking For Mr. Goodnews

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    04/14/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    Still coughing a bit of drywall dust here — trying to catch bits of the news without falling into a …
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  10. Rapid Review After Slow Reading

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    03/30/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    Well, I violated my promise to post at both new and full moons….but not entirely.  I’ve read so damned little …
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  11. Friday Food Blogging: Blasphemy!

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    02/28/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    I have a sourdough starter again after many years of not being so endowed.  I am using it once or …
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  12. Black (and White) History Month

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    02/27/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    Normally I do not participate in articles about Black History Month.  Since I am a white woman, I figure my …
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  13. You Won’t Be Happy Without Bees

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    11/02/2013 by syrbal-labrys

    I know, you likely all get sick of hearing me continue to hector on and on about bees. Tough. We …
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