Rise and Shine: Jan. 29, 2020

Rise and Shine: Jan. 29, 2020

Good morning, CivMixers. We’re headed over the hump on this Wednesday morning. I ran into someone yesterday who incredulously inquired whether I’m “REALLY” awake every morning at the crack of dawn when I post “Rise and Shine.” I get...
While You Were Out: Jan. 28, 2020

While You Were Out: Jan. 28, 2020

Long day. Lots of action. Let’s get to it… U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told a closed-door meeting of Republicans that he did not currently have the votes to block Democrats from calling witnesses at President Trump’s trial. Still, he...
Rise and Shine: Jan. 28, 2020

Rise and Shine: Jan. 28, 2020

Good Tuesday morning, CivMixers! I don’t know about you, but Legos played a big role in my childhood. I wasn’t fanatical about them like some people are. But I did have them, and enjoyed playing with them quite a bit. Legos weren’t quite as elaborate...
While You Were Out: Jan. 27, 2020

While You Were Out: Jan. 27, 2020

Viruses. Impeachment trials. Budget hearings. Oh my. A divided U.S. Supreme Court allowed the Trump administration to put in place a policy connecting the use of public benefits with whether immigrants could become permanent residents. The new policy can be used to...
All About Ink

All About Ink

Tattoos. If I had a dollar for every time someone told me I was too “something” – nice, professional, educated, fill in the blank – to have them, I’d have…more tattoos. Honestly, I’m not even sure what that means, too nice to...
Rise and Shine: Jan. 27, 2020

Rise and Shine: Jan. 27, 2020

Good Monday morning, CivMixers. We start out on a somber note. First, it’s International Holocaust Remembrance Day – a day established by the United Nations in 2005 to commemorate and honor the victims of the genocide committed by the Nazis during WW II...