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Month: October 2017

You Too Can Stick Their Feet to the Fire. Ask Me How.

 

Actually, it’s really as simply as that. Just one word. “How?”

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Of Women, Choice and Timing: Thoughts on Blade Runner 2049’s Opening Box Office

I’m a woman. I have not seen Blade Runner 2049, yet. I thought I would make those disclosures right up front.  Because that’s the subject of this article.

 

Weird, right? I am not talking about the usual current events, or political speech.  Nope. Just sharing some thoughts.

 

About how women think. Or, at least, how one woman thinks. Or maybe it’s just something subconsciously part of women’s decision making.  Or maybe it’s not a thing at all.

 

But at least it’s some food for thought.

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AN AMERICAN INTERVENTION: GUN-SHAPED ELEPHANTS AND TALKING ABOUT MASS SHOOTINGS

Psst! America? You’re old enough now. It’s time for us sit down and talk about some things.

 

No, not about the birds and the bees. Not this time anyway.  Although it does include other animals. Elephants, to be precise.

 

No, we need to chat about mass shootings in this country. It’s long overdue.  And that means you have to include those gun-shaped elephants in the room.

 

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