How about those Giants, eh? I'm not a steady baseball fan, but I couldn't help but think about the World Series and watch the final game with Jim. (Of course, I didn't know it was the final game.) And, Lincecum, wasn't he something? You could see the wheels turning in his brain as he assessed each batter. Since I'm visiting nostalgia through my old pictures, a photo of my mom sitting next to the radio reminded me of how excited she'd get at listening to the games. The kid who dared interrupt her game time, if you weren't bleeding or dying, was in for a tongue lashing and instant banishment from the room. One of her sisters was a long term softball champ in the local Womens League where she lived in Wisconsin.
And, its election day. I've worked the polls on and off through the years and, sorry to say, things can and do go wrong. You would think it would be so routine...but alas, we can't relax our vigil. There are so many confusing ways to vote, confusing rules; Rules designed to be confusing, I'm sorry to report. They are different from state to state. This non-partisan guide may help:
And, for women, we only gained the right to vote in 1920. Women suffered ridicule, laws designed to prevent them from voting, jail and torture to gain us the right to vote. It was a suffragette war world wide. Now,as it turns out, more women in the U.S. vote than men. And, that's something to think about!