Why Do I Need Permission to Vote by Absentee Ballot?

So this week, the legislature of South Carolina, in their never-ending quest to take care of state residents, unanimously passed a bill to allow all residents to vote by absentee ballot in the June primaries. Because let's face it, no one's in a hurry to have a repeat of Wisconsin, even if the state cares … Continue reading Why Do I Need Permission to Vote by Absentee Ballot?

Well, That Was Awkward – And Even More Awkward

So, we're now on day whatever of the endless time at home. When life is normal, I usually meet with a book club on the first Thursday of the month. I'll confess, sometimes I don't read the book. Sometimes I read all of it, sometimes part of it, sometimes none of it. Usually, that's due … Continue reading Well, That Was Awkward – And Even More Awkward

Alternative Facts, Because We No Longer Have to Rely on Data

Advance warning and disclaimer... I'm watching my state open things back up, after our governor compared this to a NASCAR race, through such phrases as "stomp on the gas when we get the green light," "slingshot ahead of those other states," and "do a victory lap," and I temporarily ran out of words to describe … Continue reading Alternative Facts, Because We No Longer Have to Rely on Data

Tornadoes and Hand Sanitizer. Are We Done Yet?

The only correct answer is, No, we are not done. The good news is that the tornado missed us. I do not recommend the wake-up method of four cell phones simultaneously going off with tornado warnings around dawn. I have a huge fear of tornadoes. Rightfully so, you might be thinking. It goes back to … Continue reading Tornadoes and Hand Sanitizer. Are We Done Yet?