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What is taking so long?

Crazy, crazy, crazy. Crazy. Crazy, crazy. That’s about the only word I’ve been able to come up with lately. Let’s do a quick review of recent events: Fired AG Sally Yates testified that she...

A Trifecta

First Warren, then Markey, and now Representative Niki Tsongas from Massachusetts’ 3rd district. She had a town hall, and I went with my friend Susan. This time I was the dragger, not the draggee....

What the hell did he say?

My family thinks I’m a little crazy. I know because they’ve told me that.  And they are right. I set off the smoke alarms in the house the other day while I was cooking...

It Always Starts Here

Last night was date night. We planned on appetizers and a drink before a “concert” with one of my rock stars. The particular rock star in this case was Senator Ed Markey, and this is how the...

My Newest Rock Stars

Before all of this mess, before 11/9, I knew very little about our U.S. Senators and Representatives, including those from my own home state of Massachusetts. Now, so many of them are my rock...

A Message to Reject

Lately, the message to women has been more than a little disheartening. First and foremost, the person who was somehow elected president, over a highly qualified woman, has groped women in the past and...

Quotes from the Persistent One

It’s a little alarming how much I’ve been hanging out with people lately.  People I don’t even know. And I’m learning their names. I think I’ve learned more names over the past few weeks...

Committees and Reports

Towards the end of my career, I told my friend/boss/co-worker that I didn’t want to be a manager. And I didn’t want to be a project leader. I didn’t want to lead period. I...

Trivial Fights

I listened to his speech to Congress. I had to, even though I didn’t want to. Even though it was painful. I have to know what he is saying so I know what I’m...