During the news coverage of one of the recent marches, I noticed a young man with a sign that read, “Blink, Melania, if you need help.” It was something I myself often have thought about every time I’ve seen her in public with her husband, because there is no doubt in my mind that he … More Blink!
I’ve been informed by WordPress that it is the two-year anniversary of my blog Around ZuZu’s Barn and it brought back many memories from the early days when I was even more clueless about this social media stuff than I am today. If it wasn’t for my Rhode Island friends, Rob Bentley and Peg Goter, … More Anniversaries and Friends
On Wednesday, March 8th we’ll celebrate International Women’s Day. It’s been around since 1913, but seems to have taken on new relevance during the last few months. Many who previously have been complacent are no longer sitting back. Women proudly and courageously are stepping forward to take the lead in sending out a message loud … More Signs
I’m a klutz. I tend to trip and stumble and drop things on a regular basis. The closer to the ground I am, the safer I’ll stay. I guess it’s because my thoughts are always racing and my body just can’t keep pace? When I find myself in a gift shop or museum surrounded by … More Living in a Glass Menagerie
I’ve been away for a month. On vacation, at home. No travel was involved. It was mostly sharing time with friends over impromptu lunch and dinners that Charley and I cooked together. And spending precious time skyping with our friends Shengdong and Milanda in Xiamen, China and with Borja, Esther and Jose Luis in the Basque … More January
It’s me, Roxie. I’ve been left at home on Christmas Eve while the folks are out gallivanting. Lord knows where? Probably following the star to Bethlehem or Las Vegas. Once again, I’m stuck here with ZuZu, the most boring cat in the world. She’s lying around while I’m watching the house. It’s almost Christmas and so far, … More Roxie’s Christmas Eve
I Skype with a little girl named Milanda every week. She is the cherished daughter of my friends Shengdong and Mary Lin and they live in China. Now, we all know how critical people in the United States have been about China’s valuing its male children over its females. The dirty laundry US citizens aired … More Dirty Laundry