Nothing a good weed whacker Won't Fix!
There is just something about being home after a trip that just makes it all seem more special. A fresh pot of coffee, Barb's biscuits and some bacon all seems to feel just right. We will miss our dear friends from Ifrane, Morocco but share a warm glow in our hearts for them. We are still on an interim stage in the jet lag as we both were wiped out early last night and up way too early this morning.
I am not sure if I know enough yet to make any decision about the Hispanic Supreme Court nominee Mrs Sotomayore. She was after all a Bush 41 appointee to the federal Court system. Just because she thinks a woman may be more able to make/decide on laws than a man is nothing new to me. I'm sure that many conservatives out there would think Barb is too pushy. After over 40 years I have found that a strong independent woman is a blessing not a cross to bear. She might be a little bear if crossed but hey you chose yours and I'll chose mine.(I wrote it as bare but Barb told me I had my homophones wrong) I was mid drink of hot coffee and Barb told me "If Rush doesn't like her, I do!" I at least could stifle the urge to snark hot coffee out my nose and down the front of my shirt. Had it been orange juice I might not have been able to do an Archie Bunker and "Stifle". As if what I wrote wasn't true enough about Barb, she was critical of my pharaprasing Sotomayore's comment. Everything I write is a paraphrase as the information is stored in my brain not some kind of card out of a camera.
After two weeks of not mowing and some good rain, everything is a jungle out there. I was all set to ride the mower yesterday but somehow did not get around to it. It rained last night so it is too wet to mow this morning. Perhaps later on today it will be dry enough. Oh well, if not there is always tomorrow. "Inshalla"
Sometimes we find truth is strange places. "Even Jesus didn't like the Money Lenders" From Doonsbury the comic strip
Glad y'all are home safe and sound, sir. However, that yard looks like it needs some work.ReplyDelete
Sotomayor's comment: A wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences would more often than not reach a better conclusion than a white male who hasn't lived that life.
I am not sure to whom she is referring with the "wise" part, because she is decidedly anti-Bill of Rights, hence NOT WISE. Plus, I guess that richness of experience causes some problems with her reading comprehension, so I would go with someone with less richness, if that is the root cause of her stupidity.
By the way, she's WHITE. So it is okay to hate her.
MUD, glad you made it back to "By God" Kansas! Barb sounds like a woman I know very well...except for the "Rush is wrong" deal.ReplyDelete
Pam hated Rush...until she realized that she agrees with him about 99.9% of the time. Now she can tolerate him.
Sotomayer (did she pitch for the Reds? Or maybe lead Israel at one time?) is an accident waiting to happen. Nope...she's an accident on purpose by BozoBama.
The comment *almost* bothers me, but I do think there is something to it. I think *any person*, regardless of ethnicity or gender, who has a background which allows them to see situations in many ways and empathize with people from many walks of life has a *chance* at reaching better conclusions than someone with more narrow experiences and views. HOWEVER! One must be able to set experiences and feelings aside at times and allow law and logic to rule. It is a delicate balance which requires someone who is wise enough to incorporate all these qualities in the right measure, at the right time, and with regard to how it will affect not only the present but the future.ReplyDelete
I also don't think it is necessary to have had all these experiences to have understanding and compassion. Empathy is more natural to some than others, and all those experiences can just as easily prejudice one person against a different set of people whom they view as the oppressors as it can enlighten another.
I'm so glad y'all are home safe. Have fun mowing your jungle.ReplyDelete
I sigh deeply when I think of that woman. But as a friend pointed out today, she's replacing another liberal. Oh well.
Broke a belt on the mower and didn't finish. Started to rain most of the day today so it is all on hole for another day. Perhaps by Friday it'll dry out enough. MUDReplyDelete