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Name: Peggy
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Hometown: Manhattan Beach, CA
Home country: USA
Current location: At home
Member since: Thu Feb 3, 2005, 02:41 PM
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A couple more photos from the local church...

Inside the church:

Detail of Mary and Jesus:

Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Sat Apr 22, 2017, 06:44 PM (4 replies)

I need your help with a dilemma.

Recently, I started getting daily updates from the White House.

It's called "Your 1600 Daily."

And, there's a place where I can send an email to the current occupant.

My dilemma? Should I tell him what I think of him (politely, of course) or not?

Of course, he'd never see whatever I sent. I suppose I could end up on his shit list. Who knows what would happen?

Here's the link: https://www.whitehouse.gov/contact

Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Sat Apr 22, 2017, 01:35 PM (17 replies)

Today's LA Times, Op-Ed: I voted for Trump. I feel betrayed.

By Justin Raimondo

I voted for Donald Trump because he promised to pursue a new foreign policy. As he said in December, “We will stop looking to topple regimes and overthrow governments. Our goal is stability, not chaos, because we want to rebuild our country.” He vowed to appoint those with “new approaches, and practical ideas, rather than surrounding myself with those who have perfect résumés but very little to brag about except responsibility for a long history of failed policies.”
After decades of disastrous interventions, Trump inspired me. But less than 100 days into his administration, I’m feeling the sting of betrayal. In recent weeks, Trump and his surrogates have abandoned virtually every foreign policy stance he took during the campaign.
He launched missiles against the regime of Syrian strongman Bashar Assad — mere months after telling the New York Times: “I thought the approach of fighting Assad and [Islamic State] simultaneously was madness, and idiocy.” Now Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is saying Assad must go, a clear indication that the Trump administration is “looking to topple regimes and overthrow governments.”
In another interview with the New York Times, Trump declared NATO “obsolete,” explaining, “When NATO was formed many decades ago we were a different country. There was a different threat.” Now we are told that “NATO is no longer obsolete.” Stay tuned for the Trump administration’s campaign to bring back Betamax.

The whole thing: http://enewspaper.latimes.com/desktop/latimes/default.aspx?pubid=50435180-e58e-48b5-8e0c-236bf740270e
(The link takes you to the LA Times and then the article loads.)
Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Fri Apr 21, 2017, 05:14 PM (42 replies)

Some stained glass windows from a nearby church...

Detail of the Rose Window:

Mary and Elizabeth meeting:

Jesus and the children, and ascending into heaven (I think):

The Holy Ghost:

Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Wed Apr 19, 2017, 07:57 PM (4 replies)

Spotted the moon this morning!

Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Mon Apr 17, 2017, 11:01 AM (7 replies)

Today, I remember my dear friend.

He left us two years ago...and there is a hole in all our lives that will always be empty.

We must fill it with love, memories and words that we shared with him.

He wanted us to live our lives fully and in the moment...I do that, to honor his memory.

Fly free, Chris...fly free...

Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Mon Apr 10, 2017, 12:16 PM (4 replies)

Two Garden Photos -- Today

These are Loropetalum, and this shrub is in my backyard.

Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Sat Apr 8, 2017, 06:21 PM (19 replies)
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