Shiva is Over…Post-Election Thoughts

The Jewish people have a mourning ritual that takes place after the death of a loved one, called sitting shiva. Seven days of mourning, gathering, visiting, eating deli and wallowing. The more traditional of us have our mirrors covered and sit low to the ground. I’m not one of those more traditional, but all I’ve… Continue reading Shiva is Over…Post-Election Thoughts

Being Green, Unsubscribing, and an ode to my fellow Gauchos

Dear Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, The year Bill Clinton first ran for President, I was 16. Well in reality, he likely started campaigning when I was 15.  I was enamored. I still am.  When I turned 18, I registered as a Democrat and proudly voted him back into office when I was 20.  If he… Continue reading Being Green, Unsubscribing, and an ode to my fellow Gauchos

30 Days of Thanks – Day 24 (Rolling Stone)

Today I am thankful for Rolling Stone.  It is the only magazine I still subscribe to because it provides so many things in one issue that I love — music, politics, current events and Matt Taibbi’s brilliant commentary on anything and everything.  While I might get behind on an issue (or 2 or 6…I’m a… Continue reading 30 Days of Thanks – Day 24 (Rolling Stone)

30 Days of Thanks – Day 11 (Veteran’s Day)

It should go without saying – but today I’m thankful for all of those who have served this country, here and abroad. I understand that their and their families’ sacrifice affords me the opportunity to enjoy all of the privileges we have here.  And I am grateful for their sacrifice, even if I disagree with… Continue reading 30 Days of Thanks – Day 11 (Veteran’s Day)