Tag: Donald Trump

  • Jesus is Not an American

    Jesus is Not an American

      I've been doing some reading about the effects of unforgiveness on the physical body. It has to do with that next novel I'm writing. But while going through reams of scientific research, I got to thinking about this election year. I was going to[..]
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  • Lester’s Legacy

    Lester’s Legacy

    Allow me to speak to you as a Gold Star Daughter, would you? Being part of a Gold Star family isn't something anyone aspires to. It's an exclusive club, membership will cost you a life. In my case, it cost my father's life. He was[..]
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  • Lessons from Trump

    Lessons from Trump

    I should have kept a basketball diary. A journal recording every basketball game I've ever attended as the mother of four, as the wife of one, a basketball coach. When my younguns were wee lads it fell to me to get hair combed, socks on,[..]
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  • Conrack: An Unconventional Teacher

    Conrack: An Unconventional Teacher

    While millions tuned into the Grammys last night, I re-watched a movie I haven't seen in some 20 plus years. I'd had my fill of Kanye Lost from his weekend Twitter begging like a wayward Prosperity Gospel preacher on a midnight binge.  Good for Taylor[..]
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  • Within Every Man is an Abraham

    Within Every Man is an Abraham

      Sadie clicked the remote off. She could not abide one more racist rant out of Donald Trump's mouth. She emptied the bottle of red wine into her glass. Had she really drunk the entire bottle alone? She seemed to be doing that a lot[..]
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  • Where Dreams Go to Die

    Where Dreams Go to Die

    Diamond wanted to be famous. Rich, too, though if she had to choose between being rich or famous, she preferred the fame. She told anybody who would listen from sixth grade on that she was going to be a big star one day. During her[..]
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  • About that Palin Endorsement

    About that Palin Endorsement

      If I wasn't sick enough already, then there was the moment I spent watching Sarah Palin's endorsement of Donald Trump. I couldn't bear to watch the whole thing, given my weakened condition. I find Palin nauseating even when I don't have the flu bug. What,[..]
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  • Donald Trump’s Grammatical Error

    Donald Trump’s Grammatical Error

      I was out-of-town the day the news over Donald Trump's reportedly misogynist statement about Megyn Kelly broke. I did not hear his statements first-hand, so I could only judge by the context provided me by news reporters. Which is a problem. Perhaps Trump's  brouhaha[..]
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