Author: LindaLee

Leggings and Ageism

I followed the United Airlines “incident of banning guest pass passengers from boarding a flight wearing leggings.” It brought to mind another conversation with my oldest daughter-in-law. (More) Midday Matinee is our people watching, people doing and people being feature. Join the Woodland Creatures for an afternoon break. In case you missed this flap about dress codes for people flying on free passes, here is a nice summary of United Airlines position. If a person is flyng on a guest pass, a different dress code applies. It turns out that leggings and yoga wear are a hot topic of...

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Midday Matinee – The Apprentice President

Donald Trump is not a typical businessman. The discussion about his poor character and lack of qualifications is being generalized into a meme that goes “no business person could ever be a good president.” It is driving me nuts. (More) Midday Matinee is our people watching, people doing and people being feature. Join the Woodland Creatures for an afternoon break. I am in no way defending Trump as presidential material. He is an embarrassment. He is also a con man who campaigned with slogans that some people fell for. But, he is not a typical business leader. He doesn’t...

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Midday Matinee – Le Enema

In the 1990s I had a teenage French boy as an unofficial exchange student. I worked with his father and he came for a summer to work on his English. (More) Midday Matinee is our people watching, people doing and people being feature. Join the Woodland Creatures for an afternoon break. Marc was 6’4″ and wore 32 waist 36 length jeans. He was beyond happy to find lots of his sized jeans at sale prices. For that time, he was exceptionally tall for a French youth. He was happy to see American youth his same height. He no longer...

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Midday Matinee – Dear Rep. Emmer

I write as a concerned constituent. I know you were an early supporter of President Trump. I ask you to carefully reconsider your support of him. (More) Midday Matinee is our people watching, people doing and people being feature. Join the Woodland Creatures for an afternoon break. There are plenty of examples of Trump lying and peddling conspiracy theories. His search for President Obama’s birth certificate was a cheap trick that garnered him lots of free publicity early on. His claims of Obama wiretapping Trump Tower are just plain lies in search of a headline. The next lie that...

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People Power

On Saturday the ACLU held a People Power event in Miami that was live streamed to house parties across the U.S. It is over an hour long but well worth watching. (More) Midday Matinee is our people watching, people doing and people being feature. Join the Woodland Creatures for an afternoon break. The speakers give a good idea of the role the ACLU plays in defending all of our rights. They also encourage us as citizens to keep calling our elected officials and protesting. From the ACLU website: An early version of the platform launches on Saturday, March 11,...

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