Category Archives: Living in Arizona

To Create

My god, what a life I’ve had! Taking the long view, the wide angle, the perspective of almost 60 years, now I can see what a charmed and fascinating ramble it’s been! I remember as a young woman of 21 … Continue reading

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A Reluctant Activist

It Was Hot Yesterday, I stood outside in 105-degree heat for more than three hours, along with tens of thousands of protesters outside the Phoenix Convention Center. There with two friends, I was surrounded by an extremely diverse cross-section of … Continue reading

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Penny Taylor – Lucky #13

I’m embarrassed to admit that before today I didn’t know who Penny Taylor was. I was joining friends for my first Phoenix Mercury basketball game at Talking Stick Arena and when I got there, the first thing I saw — … Continue reading

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Women’s March – Phoenix, Arizona

Music: All Rise, Blame Sally

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Necessary Imports

Every Trump supporter I’ve seen interviewed or read interviews with seemed to have one main complaint that they believed Trump could fix (because he loudly told them he would): they want better jobs that pay more money. Some of them … Continue reading

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Free Press = Freedom

These attacks on the free press by our current president are disgusting, deviant, and devious. This is an industry that is devoted solely to finding and reporting the TRUTH. For any real journalist (and I am aware that there are, … Continue reading

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Leaving California

I’m leaving California. Six years after this journey began, my California adventure is coming to a close. I came, I saw, I conquered. And now I’m leaving for reasons I’ll explain below. I’ve seen so many wonderful things in six … Continue reading

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