To Progress or not to Progress

Back when I started the second phase of this blog, I wondered if I was a Progressive. I didn’t even know what a Progressive was – although I have since read two definitions that I did not understand. Well,...

Our Capacities and the Road Ahead

Guess who spoke at Wellesley’s commencement this year? Hillary! And guess who listened to every minute of her commencement address as well as student Tala Nashawati’s speech and President Paula Johnson’s address? Me! With a...

My Vote Goes to Healey

Maura Healey, Massachusetts Attorney General, held a Town Hall last night in Lowell. She is yet another super impressive representative of our state. Massachusetts has an embarrassment of riches. I wish other states were...

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...