Presidential Election

From The Huffington Post At about 3:30 am on election night, I moved out of denial and into the bargaining stage of grief. I sat on my bathroom floor and pleaded “Please, pleeease, God, no. Do you know what this means? My daughter just voted for the first time.” About 4am, my husband came into […]

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Laura G Owens on April 6th, 2016

There was a time when if my well-intentioned friends apologized for aging racists who said atrocious stuff, just to be polite, I pretended to agree with their lovable excuses. Forgive that generation for they know not what they say! They know. A few years ago my sixty-something neighbor, a nice but tiresome lady, showed up […]

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Laura G Owens on October 21st, 2012

My husband recently joked with a neighbor about her courage to post a presidential yard sign in a neighborhood not likely to give her candidate a thumbs up. She told him she had an extra sign (for the candidate he and I support). He politely declined. I won’t post political signs. My vote isn’t a […]

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