Archive for August, 2014

We Will Not Go Back March, NYC, 8/23/2014

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

I went out to Staten Island this afternoon to attend the We Will Not Go Back March, organized by the National Action Network. The march was against police brutality and in support of the family of Eric Garner, who ...

Will I Hit 50 Miles??

Thursday, August 21st, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

It doesn't really matter if I do. I came in 2nd place at my pool, in the women's Night Owl Division (with 39 miles)! Woohoo!! They took pictures of the winners on Tuesday but I wasn't there, ...

My Cat Has Diabetes! Yay! Kinda!

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Once your cat is diagnosed and starts insulin they very quickly become healthy again. So there's that. They feel better. Yay! Then there's the price tag. Finney's insulin is $278.99 and that's with a 10% discount from ...

There Will Always Be News

Monday, August 18th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I like to stop and read the plaques on park benches. The one below was dedicated to newspaperman Dennis Duggan. I googled Duggan and read his ode to the Lion's Head, a bar in my neighborhood that I ...

Why I hate the Word “Whining”

Sunday, August 17th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I just read a review of a great writer and in it the reviewer complained about the author "whining" too much. I couldn't believe they described what she'd written as whining, but it also made me furious. I'd ...