Never Again

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Every Presidential election year in the past I have been excited about and looked forward to voting and watching the returns…not this year and I hope to never see another one like this one.

I will vote and I am encouraging others to vote…more people must vote this November than ever before. We have a choice to vote for better things for our country or to make it worse than it has become under the present Washington crowd, I refuse to call them leaders. If we had leaders or more to show some backbone up there the country would not be in such a mess. I do have respect for Senator Mitt Romney, he was not afraid to show he had some backbone when he was the lone Republican vote to impeach Trump. He has spoken out for the right thing at least one other time I know of. I pray he is blessed for showing he is not afraid to stand up and speak out for the right thing when he feels something is wrong.

We not only need a President, but many more in the crowd up there need to be replaced, they either are doing nothing for the good of the country or they have been there way too long and are mostly serving themselves, not giving a thought to the people that voted them in to office that were expecting them to work on their behalf.

I am so tired of hearing lies and ugly name calling, from a lot of Republicans and some Democrats. I have always been a registered Democrat and for the first time ever I am hurt and embarrassed by what some of the Democrats are saying and doing, it is way more than mud slinging like I have seen and heard in the past, it is horrible and some is just plain evil.

A rant was called for so I ranted here. Now I feel a tiny bit better…rant over. Feel free to comment if you have something to say that would help you feel better.

Waiting to gobble me up

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For almost fifty years my husband and I lived here in this small city where I still live. Up until a little over a year ago for the most part it has been a pleasant place to live, friendly people and nice neighbors.

Sad to say that for the last year or so it is no longer pleasant to live here. I feel like the only fish in a ocean of sharks circling and waiting to attack and gobble me up.

I am surrounded by people that think they know why I will be voting for Mr. Biden, they don’t have a clue. They are saying because I will vote for him I believe in murdering babies, that is NOT true. They think I want their guns taken away that is also NOT true.

What is sad to me is that none of them want to hear my reasons for voting the way I choose to, they just want to loudly proclaim to me what a terrible person I am because I am registered as a Democrat and I am for the two things mentioned above.

It upsets me that they are grouping me in with ALL Democrats when not all Democrats see things the same way I do.

It would be so nice if we could just sit down with those who misunderstand us and have a nice, respectful discussion, but that seems to be far-fetched if not impossible.

If there is a Democrat in this whole city I have not found them. I know a lot of people here and they are all Republicans, that never mattered until now. We all got along and there was respect for one another until after the last presidential election when it began changing and has steadily worsened especially over the last year.

In my opinion having no political parties would prevent this kind of thing from happening on such a grand scale.

A Word or Thought

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Sometimes a word or thought will come to mind and just won’t go away until something is done about it…so I will post my thoughts on the subject of “change” and see if the word gets out of my head.

Thinking on this word all morning long I have thought of some changes I like and enjoy and some I don’t.

Season changes I enjoy, but for ice and storms that come with some of them.

Getting change when I pay for a purchase is always nice.

Rearranging the furniture around the house once in awhile is a change I like.

I could go on and on with the changes I do like but the main thing I wonder about is some that I don’t like and enjoy.

Anything or anyone that interferes with my daily routine or habits stresses me. Is it because of my age or do I have issues that need to be addressed?

I used to like visiting with people anytime or anywhere, but it seems now that I am retired it has to be on my terms as to when and where. Since retirement I don’t like or enjoy being around people unless I am in the mood to be. Is it because I was around and worked with a whole lot of people for many years?

What I am enjoying the most about retirement is…

Being able to go and do things only when I want to.

Enjoying peace and quiet from time to time with only the sounds of nature blessing my ears.

And for the most part only being responsible for myself after being a caregiver for many years.

I am more of a spur of the moment person than a plan maker so my routines are minimal.

For me retirement is wonderful if my habits or routines are not interrupted. Should I feel bad about that?