Well, Grandma Drummer rocked the vote last week. I hope you enjoy this week’s picks as well.
My life has been full of people who have treated me poorly. I’ve had bosses who expected too much and took advantage of my time and assumed I would work long hours beyond my pay. There have been boyfriends who gave very little and took far more than I ever wanted to give, and still had the nerve to act like it wasn’t enough. I’ve had friends who waltzed into my world, wrecked havoc, and then disappeared.
In fact, at certain times it has seemed like people did this to me on purpose — like I was some kind of target for those just waiting to inflict more hurt […]
Here in DC, the local C-Span radio station has been playing the Nixon tapes in the evenings. I often drive to Alexandria in the evening to let my dog swim and spend some time by the river so I get about a half hour to listen. Then, recently, I decided to listen to the ones available online. Recipients of his calls ranged from Billy Graham to Henry Kissinger. And they’re fascinating. When else will we be able to hear a sitting President talking candidly, having forgotten he was being recorded?
Anyway, what I learned first and foremost from the tapes was this […]