How To Lose An Election: Williams Vs. Atanus

When I first heard about Susanne Atanus last fall, I wrote her off immediately. How could she ever win an election? Who would vote for such a wack-a-doo? You’ve probably never heard of Atanus if you don’t live in Illinois. She’s a Republican candidate for Illinois State Representative who will be running against Democrat Jan Schakowsky…

Friday Five: All Things Positive

I’m on a path of 100 days of being positive. I’m loosely interpreting the definition in some cases, because there are just some things I have to share. Seriously. 1. I’m Positive It’s March Madness time. Hey, there are some college teams playing basketball! I’ve always been a little sad that the boys never played basketball.…

In The Company Of Women

I’ve written before about the importance of women friends. There’s nothing as important as them in my life. Even more than the relationship I have with the men in my life, the women that I have in my circle of friends nourish my soul in wonderful ways. Yikes, I know some of you just judged…

Friday Five: Things Seen On The Web This Week

Things I came across on the web this week. Some will make you want to rip your hair out… 1. Ilyse Hogue on The Daily Show. Men get Viagra, Cialis, and penis pumps paid for by insurance. There are those who don’t want women to have birth control paid for by insurance, even though 58% of…

Deathbed Regrets: Have None!

Image courtesy of Ambro / FreeDigitalPhotos.net I came across an article recently where a nurse revealed dying patients’ deathbed regrets. The top five were: I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me. I wish I didn’t work so hard. I wish I’d had…

Friday Five: Conservative Political Action Conference Time

It’s time for the Conservative Political Action Conference! Here are five things that have happened so far… 1. Mitch McConnell gave Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn a rifle. Because old white guys with guns are the conservative stereotype. [source] 2. Paul Ryan declares free lunches make kids “soulless” with completely made up story. After Ryan’s week of poorly…