Roseanne’s Vote for Trump

Another thing you all have to understand, at least especially you Donna, is you’re spending all your time in this non-dimensional 2-dimensional space that is the internet, speaking to people at a remove, whose lives you are not intertwined with. I notice that problem a lot on the Left, I hear it on NPR and even see it in other previously very deep and reputable venues like The New Yorker. The Left has become an elite, much like the bulk of the Democratic Party, with money, quick to call out those not like them or agreeing with them. I can see why the “forgotten” working people of the midwest feel alienated and angered by them, who are suffering and struggling with real problems every day. And Roseanne and Dan Connor represent and give voice to such people. Wait till you see Joey and Giselle Stivic in my The New All In The Family if you think it can’t happen. Look in the mirror first before you condemn. Roseanne, whatever craziness she’s come to off screen, is someone bringing it back to what really matters—family, honesty and human values. I don’t think either the actor or the character was or will ever be a bona fide Republican, just a woman always in rebellion, always her own person, giving voice to so many unheard people, such as Mark, her grandson, who dresses a little too colorfully for a struggling midwestern working class town (Darlene, her daughter and his mom, had raised him in Chicago and had to move the family back to small town USA when she lost her job, proof itself that the Trump “boom” has too many holes in it, as everywhere I turn, people are broke, struggling, losing their jobs, unprepared to re-invent themselves and start a business as many millenials are doing now). The most touching scene is when Roseanne says to Mark, you must choose your battles and is this a battle you’re willing to fight? To which Mark, in character with his own independent minded mom, Darlene, played by Sara Gilbert, says unequivocally yes. I would look for Mark, with his bright smile (a smile is like the sun on a bright day) to be a powerful force to be reckoned with on the show in the upcoming episodes. Roseanne clearly accomplished what she set out—to challenge and provoke all of you armchair liberals–and conservatives—who want easier answers to life’s reality, which is far more, way more complex than can be expressed online in any social media post.

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Your heart is my heart 💙

you’re always with me smiling at me or looking at me with your deep dark love of suffering that is now transforming to great joy

Because your suffering is my suffering Your pain is my pain Your hope is my hope Your trust is my trust Your yearning is my yearning Your passion is my passion Your joy is my joy
Your sighs of ecstasy and sheer delight are my sighs of ecstasy and sheer delight.
Your heart is my heart 💙
Let’s nurture and love and take care of our one heart and be careful so it don’t break. Because it is the only heart we have.
We both need each other so much baby. To lose each other would be agony for both of us

But whatever you do, Please never stop loving me. Sometimes love comes gushing forth in torrents. Other times, we have to remember to love each other. Hard times seem to take centuries while good times seem only seconds long. But love is 1% infatuation, 99% perspiration. It is only kept alive through The sheer force of will and determination. I may go through shifting moods like weather. But I never want to lose you forever. We are two very different people. But what a rich tapestry we are together. We are two very dynamic people yet still incomplete as two. But we are so greater and richer combining together as one. We may have our trying times, annoying habits, come to forget what made us ever desire each other. But whatever you do, darling, Please never, ever stop loving me. I pledge to you and vow to myself, never, ever to stop loving you. 😚

Sometimes love comes upon you faster than you can imagine. Are you ready?

A person of complaint can not be ready for love when it comes. A person of inner happiness can always be ready. To see which one you are, read everyone’s comments on Facebook, and then read your own comments next to those of other people. Do your comments sound like those of the people whose comments annoy you or do they sound like those of the people who really encourage you. Your honest answer will let you know if you are ready. This applies to married people as well so don’t tell yourself it doesn’t apply to me. Your life is always on the line. Nothing is guaranteed.

¡Ah mi linda!

My soft skin to sweet touch, my daily medicine of love in the morning and in the evening,

and throughout the day which your fills with happiness that drives away all sadness.

How are you my darling? 

I so wait for your healing touch of ecstasy, taste beyond compare, that fills a man with delight beyond description.

Kindness is the Only Parachute 

As I approach my final preparations for my jump off the cliff,

Remember this:

The only useful and effective parachute is the Bodhisattva Way.

Be there for and acknowledge the true self of others and they will support you where gravity won’t.

miss-ing

It’s Saturday night 

when lovers are in each other’s sight. 

but we can’t be together 

because we have to work day and night.