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About the USPS (United States Postal Service)

I’ve always been a huge fan of the United States Postal Service (USPS), even as big business wants to privatize it to make themselves even richer. Our postman in Sausalito, Bernie, was such a nice guy. My postwoman in Decatur years ago would leave me little notes thanking me for the few times (semi-annually) I would empty my mailbox–all of… Continue reading

Take the Challenge

This challenge is issued to all of my friends and colleagues regardless of your political inclinations–no matter who or what you blame for the shutdown. Steve and I have personal friends that are directly impacted by the government shutdown. They are having to show up for work every day but are not getting paid. Many of you have friends in… Continue reading

Women’s March

How did we miss it? How did we not know it was going on? We were returning from a nice long walk along Ocean Beach which was packed because the Golden Gate National Recreation Area at Land’s End was closed because Comrade Trump is pitching one of his little border wall tantrums. The traffic ground to a complete stop when… Continue reading

Not Just Republican Collusion

You know, I’ve been quiet on the political front for a while, a long while for me, especially given how intensely I feel about all of the jaw-dropping betrayal of the US Constitution that’s been going on over the past several months. But, I reached a boiling point yesterday for several reasons. So, I’m about to boil over with another… Continue reading

Am I the Only One?

Am I the only person that remembers that when gay conversion “therapy” (read: torture) began to fall apart and many of those US “ministries” began to go out of business for lack of funds, they1 hopped on the planes and jetted right over to Russia2 ? Hmmm… Russia, of all places. Why Russia, I wonder? The next thing we hear… Continue reading

Photo Mystery

This photo was shot with the iPhone X using the Moment 10mm Macro Lens1 . So, the million dollar question is: What is it? What is it? Here are some hints: It can and does get very cold when it is in use.It was a successfully funded a Kickstarter project.It has four different parts–well, maybe five.Each part has a specific… Continue reading