Make Way for the “Oh, Just Shut Up” Party

In other words, if it doesn’t have a cake, it isn’t a real party

Well, happy July 4th, American friends and relations! Woot! Hoot! Yay!

I had a wonderful day with my family. My siblings gathered with a few adult kids and a fabulous dog. My sister put on a wonderful barbecue, in true Italian-American style. Meaning of course…



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Karen Shiebler

A Mother, a grandmother, a progressive voter. I write because it’s getting harder to march and because words are my only weapon. I blog at