Category: People Ponderings

My son watched much of last night’s Democratic Presidential debate with me. This is the 3rd debate he’s watched with me during this election cycle. Here are his thoughts: “Politics is weird.” “They keep changing topics and don’t answer the questions.” “He [Bloomberg] got wrecked.” “They [both the moderators and candidates] don’t let them finish […]

Pete Buttigieg didn’t win the New Hampshire primary. However, it was close. And he did win the same amount of delegates as Sanders: Even though Bernie won the popular vote, Mayor Pete won in my parent’s county. This was consistent with what I was hearing from my parents, their friends, and advertisements, signs and bumper […]

At least amongst retirees in smaller cities. It’s possible the larger cities could be more progressive and vote for Sanders, though I think Buttigieg has a good chance of winning the state’s primary, overall. I think amongst smaller cities Klobachar is going to have a good run and be in the top 3. Of course, […]

I am sooo proud of my daughter today. She had a hard day and when I picked her up at the bus stop she was already in the middle of a panic attack. When she saw me she remembered that we had to immediately travel to the high school to write an essay application for […]

I feel like I’ve been smacked on the face…really hard. I can’t decide if we were psychologically abused for an hour or if our family therapist used a therapy technique on my husband and I to get us motivated. In our session today her typical sympathy and compassion were gone. She raked us over the […]

I was in the awkward position of dropping off the key this morning to my now-former employer. Fortunately it wasn’t too bad, it was quick and things weren’t too awkward. There were no hard feelings and I found out what I needed to do to receive my paycheck. I felt relief and then I felt […]