Category Archives: Reactions (Stories)

These are sometimes stories, sometimes brain dumps, sometimes just reactions to stuff in life that needs to be reacted to.

Time for Some #Winning

Yes, there IS sexism where you work. You are just blind to it.  Several years ago I had lunch with a long time friend, who happens to be a male. We’ve known each other for decades, and he’s someone I … Continue reading

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Late in the Evening

As I sat at my desk finishing up a project, the lights dimmed a bit. He walked over to me and began to massage my shoulders, and gently asked how much longer I’d be. “I’m close, almost done with this … Continue reading

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Protesting is Patriotic

“Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all … Continue reading

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Rose Garden Dread

On a stunningly perfect Friday afternoon, as the day was drawing to an early close, he sat sat down at the desk to finish up loose ends. In the background the news was on, providing both the distraction noise to … Continue reading

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Speaking Truth to Power

We watch TV, movies, where scripts clearly and definitely lay out evidence, behaviors, stagings to ensure we get the message loud and clear. The goal of those are to provide the audience with a clear, clear message, from start to … Continue reading

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Positivity and the Comey Hearing

We are about 24 hours away from what is being billed as a pre-summer blockbuster, which undoubtedly will disappoint both sides. I choose to be positive, and allow my inner nerd revel in the nuance of language that will be used, … Continue reading

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1994: The Year of the Real Bankruptcy

1994 was the year Donald Trump broke, when the real personal bankruptcy took place, changing the course for the future; his and ours.

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A Woke Introvert

“I can’t go back to yesterday – because I was a different person then.”    ~ Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland As I sit i the coffee shop waiting to meet with a woman from a network group I belong … Continue reading

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