Dear Washington Post (Holly Bailey, author): “Frey praised the council…” Exactly how does a mayor “praise” a city council – like this is a “defining moment” – was that the praise? Or did Frey jump up and shout Hallelujah!? Seems thin for the use of that word. But, this is 2020…
Volume 1, Issue #149 – Published by LifeCraft Media. LLC, Friday, December 11, 2020 – Mid-day Edition
Options for the Brain:
Also doubling as our Covid article of the day, STRESS, is likely one of the most underrated misfortunes of the pandemic. Even when you think you “got it all under control”, stress sits in the back seat driving; know it or not. The lower part of the Psychology Today article (CLICK HERE-NEW SCREEN AT ARTICLE) sites a few ideas about managing stress.
Off The Cuff:
Word of the day, pedagogy, face it, some have it and some, not as much; teaching and learning are sharing behaviors, share on…
Oh, here’s one for sharing; keep your driver’s license, insurance cards, and registration close at hand when an officer of the law might ask… sure you can talk all sorts of rights about that, but police usually respond well to respect and knowing who you are. I’m not saying it’s right or wrong, I’m just saying what is.
Road and Driver:
See Above, second paragraph. Then see ‘vette below, nice.
The Covid Today:
Options for the Brain covered Covid Today, let’s move on…
“I said, if I don’t love you baby,
grits ain’t groceries,
eggs ain’t poultry,
and Mona Lisa must-a
Mona Lisa must-a been a man.”
Grits Ain’t Groceries by Titus Turner, circa 1968. Everybody covered Grit’s Ain’t Groceries.
By Jonathan Lambert
December 10, 2020: READ MORE HERE
Journalism, if you’re a regular reader, is not really my best thing, it just seems right at this time to share via this blog and opinion or two, understanding that a grain of salt can sometimes be quite large. What truly cannot be in the best interest of the citizens is not the objective is it? Is provocation the objective? What I cannot understand is how writers assume words do not matter, like “praise.” Stories matter, words matter, and news matters; why make it up?
Another sunshiny day, starting with that Red Rubber Ball –
50’s to 70’s, right on time… almost short sleeve morning, sun in the forecast.
Yesterday’s quote: Friedrich Nietzsche – let me repeat his quote: “Sometimes people don’t want to hear the truth because they don’t want their illusions destroyed.”
Today’s Who Said: “I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.”
Setting the Record Straight:
That little neighborhood, that got bigger as I got older, and later became such fine memories, that neighborhood where first kisses and staying out all night and waiting to be called in for dinner. The Times, They Have Changed: Thank you Bob!
Music: “Tow” by Gulf of Brass; cc4.0 license.