The Common Ills Iraq snapshot
Iraq snapshot Saturday, February 28, 2015. Chaos and violence continue, a lot of gabbing over the attack on the Mosul Museum but not any real analysis, Barack's desire for combat troops gathers more attention, is the Islamic State just desperate for more press or are they carrying out large acts as part of a farewell to Mosul, and much more
A friend who's a TV actress can talk Iraq every few months. Whenever there's a story, for example, about how zoo animals are hunted in Iraq, she's all over it. She's outraged. She's angry. Her speech can go on for 90 minutes -- and it is a speech, it's not a conversation.
And I guess I should be grateful that in a world of apathy -- in the United States of Apathy -- she thinks passionately about Iraq at all.
But, no offense to the big game animals, I'm really more concerned with human life in Iraq. I didn't notice, for example, anyone getting upset about the slaughter when new buildings or US outposts in Iraq were accompanied by the... (more)
Being stupid as I can. Enjoy the stupidity. People will see me as stupid girl. Well, tomorrow, in my age, I couldn't be stupid again.
nurturing needles My Therapist Needs a Therapist!- -Part 2
D had to physically summon me with a tap on my shoulder, as my hearing aid was nestled in it's container.Times like that, I'm GLAD to be deaf! How can anyone hear themselves moan and groan when the TV is blasting so loud?
Anyhow, D was visibly upset as I followed him into his office.I was beginning to wonder if perhaps I should have demanded to re-schedule. Whatever the problem was in the clinic, it seemed to have affected EVERYONE! Even Dr B zipped past me with a worried frown on her pretty face.
I took my usual seat in D's office, but he kept his back towards me.It looked as if he was searching for something on the floor, behind his computer.I abruptly broke the silense by stating, "Well, I appreciate you taking the time to see me today. I am worried that my family may be in danger."
He seemed to know exactly what I was referring to, because he replied, "Kathy, the only way your family can be in danger is if you gave out your SS # and personal information."
"But I DID!" I... (more)