Archive for October, 2017

Hold The Phone!

Posted: 28th October 2017 by Robyn Jane in Blogging, History, writing rules
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Ignore my previous post. My banking issues have been resolved, I’ve paid my bill, and the domain is saved! That almost sounds like the plot for a fairy tale: the princess paid her taxes, thus saving her domain. If I haven’t done so already, allow me to share Robyn’s First Rule of Computing with you: […]

This Certainly Sucks…

Posted: 25th October 2017 by Robyn Jane in Blogging, Shutting Down
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I’m broke. Not emotionally or physically, but economically. I found an unauthorized transaction on my debit card and I am unable to pay the monthly fee for my domain. So I’ve transferred it back to WordPress. Maybe when the situation is resolved, I’ll be able to regain ownership of my own domain name. Until then, […]

I’m Still Processing Bad News

Posted: 19th October 2017 by Robyn Jane in family
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I got a phone call from my daughter in Seattle this morning. This never fails to cheer me up, but today was different. Her sister—my other daughter—is getting married in April…and I am specifically uninvited. She and I have not had the best of relationships since her mother and I divorced when she was 16, […]

Why Do So Many Americans Hate Each Other?

Posted: 13th October 2017 by Robyn Jane in Balkanization, rants, Trump

That was the question on Facebook this morning. This was my answer. It’s fear, most likely. People don’t understand what’s happening in our country today and so they cling desperately to the idea that nothings wrong. When someone tries to point out what’s essentially cognitive dissonance, they lash out in fear. Our “modern” educational system, […]