I actually love living here in Arizona. The beauty of the state borders on incomparable. The Arizona sunsets are glorious to behold. For someone who loves to capture natural beauty with her camera, this is a photographer's paradise.
The politics in this state, however, makes my skin crawl. The nastiness and viciousness with which the legislators in this state attack the working class is beyond nuts. Stomping on the rights of the weak is despicable.
It would be nice to have a governor who exhibits at least a modicum of intelligence. Alas, Arizona does not have one.
My husband and I have surrounded ourselves with some of the nicest people since moving here. We've been very fortunate in making friends with some very wonderful, kind, intelligent, caring, erudite, funny and loving people in all the places we have lived. And having moved 16 times in 45 years, that's a lot.
Dogs are the most comforting four-legged creatures on the face of the earth. I just look at the faces of my two beauties and my heart melts, my wrinkles disappear, my soul soars, my face breaks out in a huge smile and the giggles bubble up like a sprinkler gone wild! Looking at my wonderful husband elicits the same reaction!!!!!
There are days when I read my Twitter timeline and I am enlightened, educated, exasperated, angered, and heartened. There are an awful lot of people out there who are erudite, really intelligent, caring, active, sharing, progressive, enterprising, & engaging. It's good for the mind.
I have much to be thankful for, not the least of which is pretty good health. I wish everyone could enjoy good health.
For all the bad crap the U. S. is going through now, everything is cyclical. The numb nuts and whack jobs won't prevail for very long (and you know who THEY are... hint: begins with R.) The sane group will always win in the end. Amen.