Tag Archive: slavery

99 word prompt : Dusty trail

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October 1, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that happens on the dusty trail. It can take place anywhere. Who is your character, where are they going,… Continue reading

Today’s rant: Irish as slaves.

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I heard about this as a child; long before our present situation, long before my DNA results came back showing I was 1% Cameroon/Bantu People. My 1st cousin on my father’s side has… Continue reading

#haiku about Munchkin & me staring at a bit of #history ( and a bit of a #rant )

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Preserve History so that generations don’t take it for granite.  <_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_> The picture above is my granddaughter and me, looking at the carving on Stone Mountain in Georgia, taken by my son on Thursday,… Continue reading

The Whacky World of Cultural Weirdness part 4

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I’ve been trying to figure out a way to sugar coat this bitter pill, but no matter how hard I try, there’s no way around the facts. In part 1, I described how… Continue reading

The Whacky World of Cultural Weirdness part 3

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It seems to be a cultural norm now for people in the western world to rage against any perceived slights no matter how far in the past they may have occurred.   Who, you… Continue reading

George Washington, charities, sweatshops, bargains, and why we’re slave owners, too.

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I am so tired of the argument used to discredit George Washington. I’m sick to distraction of people trying to nullify the Constitution because women didn’t have rights and some of our founders… Continue reading