I'm Thankful for Patience

Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.”~Helen Keller ...more


Between the 20 emails a day the Obama team sends me and the 200 political ads and arguments I see every day on Facebook, not to mention the onslaught of television ads, I think it's safe to say everyone will be glad when this election is over. (And yes, I am crossing my fingers and toes and imploring the baby Jesus to make sure Obama wins because I suspect Romney is a robot and the root of all evil. That's not what this is about though.)...more

Election Day!

Awoke early this morning. Excitement filled the air. Today we were going to cast our votes in  the presidential election - express our opinions - have our say. And we did....more
@HomeRearedChef Thank you, Virginia! I, too, am thrilled that this election cycle is over. Now ...more

Vote! - 2012 Election

Vote! - 2012 Election I just owe almost everything to my father and it's passionately interesting for me that the things that I learned in a small town, in a very modest home, are just the things that I believe have won the election.  ~Margaret Thatcher...more

Get Out and Vote!

 Hooray – the big day is here!...more

Election Day 2012

People who know me know who I've voted for already. I've made it a point to keep my political views off of Facebook. I've learned over the years that Facebook people are very unforgiving when it comes to differing political views, and no matter what I post in my newsfeed about who or what I support, it will not change anyone's mind to agree with my point of view. I think I posted one word and a hash tag once, and I got some serious hate mail. I have friends that are both Republicans and Democrats, and I hate how immature and hateful they can be towards eachother during an election season. ...more

Terrific Tuesday - Elections Past and Present - Go Vote

Terrific Tuesday - it is terrific to live in a nation where you can pick the leader....more

Elections and C-sections

The last presidential election was indeed a time of firsts. Released with my newborn son from the hospital on election day, I barely recognized the world around me when I stepped out of that maternity ward after the most grueling week of my life....more

Tomorrow's Election

I am Canadian. I love being Canadian, and I harbour no secret, unadmitted desire to be anything other than Canadian. ...more

Vote For Your Choice Among The Presidential Candidates

Are you nervous about the Presidential election on November 6? Can't wait for it to be over so everyone can take a deep breath and stop fighting? In just a few days, we'll resolve one of the most contentious presidential campaigns I can recall in decades. This week, the BlogHer opinion poll gives our community the chance to do a practice vote before you go to the polls for the real thing....more
Everyone should get out and vote. Never let anyone tell you your vote doesn't count because of ...more