Historically Speaking and Thinking

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Demeaning¬†stereotypes and derogatory¬†clich√©s of racial and ethnic¬†heritage come up around this time of year. ¬†Every year. ¬†There’s some currently in the news right now. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Straight white¬†people¬†ignorance is an¬†unattractive¬†(and increasingly common)¬†phenomenon.¬† ¬†This shit still happens. ¬†I’m not one to rant (much) these days, and […]

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Elements and Energy, and sorta holidays.

¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Hope your Cinco¬†de Mayo/Derby Day/Full (Super) Moon Night was festive and fun.¬† I kept feeling dumpy and crabby, for like, a second, then Max would interrupt my bad mood and I’d be laughing like a loon (lunatic?).¬† For like, ten minutes.¬† We did this for hours.¬†¬† It was moderately exhausting.¬† But entertaining! ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†As much […]

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We are a festive people.

¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† We have already discussed here how¬†practically all¬†of us are fabulous blends of many cultures.¬† And how I come from a very entertaining¬†combination of Mexican’s, Irish immigrants, and Native American’s.¬† As I said back in March, we don’t really celebrate anything in any sort of traditional way.¬† But we do believe in honoring our ancestors.¬† […]

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Wisconsin.

¬†¬†¬† That was the first “foreign” license plate I saw today, then nothing.¬† Except for the standard California and Washington, which I see every day, anywhere from one to ten, on anygiven trip out the door.¬† I thought it would be a foreign-less erranding moment.¬† But then…. Arkansas, Arizona, Alberta, and finally a small car […]

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