Archive for Roxanne Tellier

Roxanne Tellier – Stuff is Hard

Posted in Opinion, politics, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 19, 2018 by segarini

I didn’t have the best week, to be honest. On Tuesday, I learned that a very dear friend had passed away after a series of health setbacks. Scott Shelson was a good man; look up ‘mensch’ in the dictionary – his photo should be there.

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Roxanne Tellier – Watching The Dream Die

Posted in Opinion, politics, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 12, 2018 by segarini

If you can convince the lowest white man he’s better than the best colored man, he won’t notice you’re picking his pocket. Hell, give him somebody to look down on, and he’ll empty his pockets for you.
— Lyndon Johnson, 36th President of the United States of America

Martin Luther King Jr had a dream. And he died for it, along with the many others, of all colours, who fought to bring the civil rights movement to America.

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Roxanne Tellier – A Disney World

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 5, 2018 by segarini

The cats and I love spring and summer .. and even some of fall.  Winter is too snowy and cold, and we’re not too keen on rain; cold rain is particularly nasty.

But having so much lovely, balmy sunshine to enjoy in the warmer months … ahhh! that’s the best! By 6:30 a.m. most mornings, Lord Farlsworth, Lady Jade, and I are on the front porch, where I sip a coffee, and they survey their kingdom.

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Roxanne Tellier – The Manipulating and the Manipulated

Posted in Opinion, politics, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 29, 2018 by segarini

And we’re back! The summer hiatus flew by, just as the summer itself is doing. In two days it will be August, and then the rest of the year will race away before we can blink. Happy New Year!

Politically, the planet just keeps getting hotter, as does the climate. As a kid, we looked forward to summer as a time when we could shrug off the shackles of school and teachers, kick back with our buddies and maybe find someone to snuggle with until it was time to “see you in September.”

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Roxanne Tellier – WhatAboutery and the Innocents of Bowling Green

Posted in Opinion, politics, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 8, 2018 by segarini

It’s become ubiquitous, since January 2017. Every time another horror is unleashed upon the American nation, in the name of the president of little brain and less compassion, his faithful attendants dutifully beat history’s bushes to find something similar that they can throw out as a stumbling block to sanity.

“You dare to say it’s wrong to separate children from their parents at the border? Well, what about when American citizens break the law? They don’t get to see their kids either!”

And then they poke each other in the arm and giggle, thinking that they are terribly clever, and have stopped all further discussion in it’s tracks.

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Roxanne Tellier – The Rule of Three

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , on July 1, 2018 by segarini

In the rule of three, most everything can be divided into thirds.

My first husband used to say, “Some people make things happen, some people watch things happen, and some people sit around asking, “what’s happening?” What can I say? It was the sixties.

1/3 of Americans love Trump, 1/3rd don’t. 1/3rd will go along with whatever everyone else is doing.

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Roxanne Tellier – From Godwin’s Law to Homo Sapien Redux

Posted in Opinion, politics, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 24, 2018 by segarini

You know things have totally gone sideways when the fellow who coined Godwin’s Law tells you to feel free to compare Trump to Hitler.

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