#WednesdayWisdom…Handmaid’s Tale?

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The feeling that we’ve transported to the early days of Gilead has me on the fence about what used to be one of my favorite shows. My only hope is that they tear the whole thing down.

I’d enjoy that.

But otherwise, it’s pretty intense, and given everything happening now, including the dehumanization of women in several states, it’s a tough watch.

I’ll probably watch it.

But I’ll have to brace myself.

What we need now is hope, even if it seems out of step with reality, even if hope feels pointless. Because once you settle in to it all being pointless, then, well, it is.

Here’s hoping for a happy ending.


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Aunty Ida’s Full-Service Mental Institution (by Invitation Only)   
Aunty Ida’s Holey Amazing Sleeping Preparation (Not Doctor Recommended) 
Her Cousin Much Removed
The Great Paradox and the Innies and Outies of Time Management.
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#AccountaClub Friday, #MAYkingItWork edition, May 31, 2019

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Somehow this post never actually published on Friday! I’m not sure why. But here it is!

So I’ve been thinking about #AccountaClub and wondering whether to lessen the frequency of the posts. Is weekly too much? Just right?

Not sure what other frequency might be good. Every other Friday? Once a month check-in?

It’s been about a year, and it seems like a good time to re-evaluate.

As for my week, my attentions are difficult to focus on fiction right now, though I really want to, it’s a strange feeling. But the real world has me occupied.

I had a tweet go semi-viral and I have no idea how famous people keep up with their mentions. They’re pretty constant and overwhelming if you go too long between checking them. And for someone famous, it’s not even that big of a tweet. I have empathy now.

Fitness-wise this week, I did my five workouts and they were all great instructors and terrific sessions, but they really took it out of me. I don’t know if they were harder this week or I’m just lower energy, but they felt really tough.

Loved the line-up though, there’s something about seeing one of your favorite trainers in the morning to get it all going.

So that’s me. How was your week?


Check out  my full-length novels: 
Aunty Ida’s Full-Service Mental Institution (by Invitation Only)   
Aunty Ida’s Holey Amazing Sleeping Preparation (Not Doctor Recommended) 
Her Cousin Much Removed
The Great Paradox and the Innies and Outies of Time Management.
And download Better Living Through GRAVY and Other Oddities, it’s quick and weird!
Peruse Montraps Publishing
Like my political side? Read my opinion pieces here.

A restful Memorial Day to all

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And a big thanks to veterans, their families and loved ones for their service.

I wish peace for all who need it, and remembrance of the sacrifices so many have made.

Gone Ragin’

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See you next week.

If you are missing your little dose of me, you can get a big dose of me in any of my books.

Not in the mood

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For a ten word photo prompt.

I’m not in the mood for much. State by state, women are losing our status as anything other than containers for fetuses.

Furious to the point of no words for that fury. Outraged at the prominent, casual men who don’t really seem to care one way or another.

So that’s where I am.

Probably no #AccountaClub/#MAYkingItWork tomorrow either. I don’t have a lot of fun in me at the moment.

Sorry, no real post today

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As I contemplate our descent into Gilead. Several states have deemed women subhuman, and our energy belongs there.

#AtoZChallenge: Noodle

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Today was a struggle for a word. Not that there aren’t a number of words that start with N; so many of them are so empty. Nothing. No-one. Nowhere.

Nobody.

N has a serious case of the negatives.

But who doesn’t love a word that is both a thing and an action, but the two are entirely, entirely unrelated?

Why should the word for the fantastically delicious and versatile food staple also mean to think? And why would “noodle” come to mean head/brain/mind?

It’s a mystery.

Probably not a big mystery because it’s likely just a google search away, but whatever the background, it won’t match the delightful weirdness of the outcome.

Should I check?

I’m going to check.

Well, I was right, and they don’t really know either. The best guess is that it’s altered version of “noddle,” which was a stupid person. Noddle is a fun word to pick up, though in this tech world people will just assume you misspelled “noodle.”

Oh well. Tuesday on we go.


Check out  my full-length novels: 
Aunty Ida’s Full-Service Mental Institution (by Invitation Only)   
Aunty Ida’s Holey Amazing Sleeping Preparation (Not Doctor Recommended) 
Her Cousin Much Removed
The Great Paradox and the Innies and Outies of Time Management.
And download Better Living Through GRAVY and Other Oddities, it’s quick and weird!
Peruse Montraps Publishing
Like my political side? Read my opinion pieces here.