Category Archives: Odds and Ends

Cafe Privilege or Why I Don’t Trust White Women Who Don’t Order Coffee When We’re Meeting at a Cafe – A Poem

Originally posted on I Do Run:
You had arrived first Patiently waiting for me Our meeting began But you hadn’t ordered coffee I was confused Since I knew the score Without paying the price They ask you to leave the…

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SAY IT AGAIN: managing chronic pain

Originally posted on Tea and Toast with Kindness:
I’ve mentioned, many times, how disappointed I am in the response to the “opioid crisis”.  The only thing that has been done is what has been done before:  Involving to a greater…

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Peace on earth, goodwill towards all: wouldn’t that be nice!

It’s the Christmas season. Whether you lean more towards spiritual traditions or secular ones – or both – it’s the time when songs and greeting cards ring out with heartwarming messages of Peace, Joy, Love, and Goodwill towards all. Hmm. I’m … Continue reading

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All Guns In US Recalled After One Found Covered In Romaine Lettuce — The Out And Abouter

More brilliant satire from Out and Abouter! “We just can’t be too careful when it comes to the possible risk of E. coli contamination,” said the head of the CDC, Ned Sanders, speaking to reporters shortly after his agency informed … Continue reading

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How to lead a good life, from an unlikely source

There’s no doubt about it, we’re not all going to agree on what constitutes a “good life”. Some people will measure a good life in terms of good health, some in terms of their wealth, some in terms of the strength … Continue reading

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American Spy Plane Detects Canadians Conducting Peace Exercises Along US Border

Originally posted on The Out And Abouter:
Alarming footage of Canadians engaging in peace games within sight of the U.S. border. A clear provocation. In a flagrant escalation of their agenda of utter non-aggression, and a continuation of their publicly…

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Trump Announces Charity Run To End The Accidental Torture And Dismemberment Of Journalists — from The Out And Abouter

Reblogging yet another required-reading satirical piece from the redoubtable Out and Abouter.  Laughter’s always a good counter to despair or rage. In the latest sign that U.S. President Donald Trump is taking the tape-recorded killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi as … Continue reading

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