Friday Review: Living History by Hilary Rodham Clinton

My rating: 4 of 5 stars(Disclaimer: I like the Clintons. I think they have been subject to unrelenting scrutiny and dislike that I never understood. I am trying to be honest in this review despite that.)"Living History" is Hilary Clinton's autobiography covering her life from childhood through her husband's two terms as President of the … Continue reading Friday Review: Living History by Hilary Rodham Clinton

Friday Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama

My rating: 4 of 5 starsBecoming is Michelle Obama's memoir/autobiography, covering her life from childhood through Barak's terms as President of the United States. It is a simple and powerful book about a woman who has had a somewhat blessed life but remains true to herself and her ideals and convictions.Michelle Obama comes from a … Continue reading Friday Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama

How Do We Go Forward From Here?

I started writing a post about the election and its coming aftermath, but, you know what? I got discouraged and upset and borderline angry as I was doing so, and I realized something. That's been the problem for a long time in this country. We are a divided people. We sit around glaring at each … Continue reading How Do We Go Forward From Here?

Friday Review: What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton

What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton My rating: 4 of 5 stars Narrated by Hillary Rodham Clinton Contrary to what some people apparently expected, this is not an unbiased look at the 2016 presidential election. It is, in fact, a look at the campaign from the perspective of the candidate. And Mrs. Clinton states just … Continue reading Friday Review: What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Monday Musings: Election Eve Thoughts

Yes, this is a late post. Partly because I had things to catch up on earlier today, and partly because I was originally thinking that I should say something about the upcoming election. And then I thought, Why? I presume almost all of you have already decided who you are voting for, and nothing I … Continue reading Monday Musings: Election Eve Thoughts