My Spiritual Yin and my Political Yang

May 1, 2008

Recently, Furrow wrote a limerick about me. It is one of my most prized virtual possessions (links mine, not Furrow’s): This new-agey blogger named Lori Has insights that make me cry, “Glory!” But she hides a surprise: Though she writes of third eyes, She’s Republican down at her core, see? To fully appreciate my ongoing […]

How I came to be a NAL (the L part)

April 29, 2008

I am part of a very, VERY small group, the New Age Libertarans. My husband jokes that I and my two sisters are the only members of this oxymoronic covey. I think that explaining how this came to be so is worth a post or two. First came the political persuasion. *** When I teach […]

Grassroots, grass stains

February 6, 2008

I took Tessa to my party’s caucus last night, and Roger took Reed to his. Roger and I were each elected as delegates and will attend our respective assemblies at the county, state and congressional district levels. My caucus meeting was attended by nearly 30 people (as compared with 2 in 2004). I was one […]

Dystopia — coming soon to a country near you?

December 6, 2007

The Barren Bi+ches Book Brigade is gearing up to discuss Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale next week. But this post is only tangentially about the book and mostly about what may already be happening to unsuspecting US citizens. Published in 1985, The Handmaid’s Tale is the story of a new society created when religious zealots […]