Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Dear Mr. President-Elect

Dear Mr. President Elect My Greek immigrant grandparents arrived in this country sometime in the early 1920’s from Istanbul when it was still Constantinople, and while no one talks about it, I’m fairly sure they didn’t just leave, but escaped. … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Is Making Me Fat

Donald Trump Is Making Me Fat Like most humans, I am a creature of habit. I get up, go to the gym, go to work, come home, eat dinner with the family, walk the dog, write, stay up way too … Continue reading

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Goin’ In

Goin’ In One of my favorite ever lines, summing up the unhinged feeling that I have most days when my life spirals out in ways that I can’t control is from “The Rugrats Movie” (1998) spoken by the brave, kindhearted … Continue reading

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The Worst Client Ever

It’s the 21st century.  By now we should be all living in peace and enjoying the view, but instead, we’re still rehashing the same tired old prejudices we’ve had since we all stole this place from the Native Americans.  Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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OMG It’s OPD

Day 15 of the #AtoZChallenge OMG It’s OPD Spare me the OPD — other people’s drama — I have enough of my own, yet OPD is running amuck in our society, taking over the airwaves and the newsfeed and the … Continue reading

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Crying Out of One Eye

[photo by Lucas Jackson | Reuters]   Crying Out of One Eye “I will be totally pledging my allegiance to the Republican Party and the conservative principles for which it stands.” That’s what Donald Trump said yesterday while at Trump Tower … Continue reading

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Shut Up and Listen

Shut Up and Listen In February 2012, Forbes ran an article entitled, “Why Most Leaders Need to Shut Up and Listen.”  It goes on to say how a great leader is also a great communicator which means both talking and listening, that … Continue reading

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