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CaliforniaPeggy's Journal
CaliforniaPeggy's Journal
October 1, 2020

Almost full tonight...

September 29, 2020

Some more Senior humor!

We discovered our age group!

We are Seenagers (Senior teenagers). We have everything that we wanted as a teenager, only 60+ years later.

We don't have to go to school nor work.

We get an allowance every month.

We have our own iPad and/or cell phone.

We don't have a curfew.

We have a driver's license and our own car.

We have IDs that gets us into bars and the wine shops. We like the wine shops best.

The people we hang around with are not scared of getting pregnant, they aren't scared of anything, they have been blessed to live this long, why be scared?

And we don't have acne.

Life is Good! Also, you will feel much more intelligent after reading this if, and only if, you are a Seenager.

Brains of older people are slow because they know so much.

People do not decline mentally with age; it just takes us longer to recall facts because we have more information in our brains.

Scientists believe this also makes some of us hard of hearing as it puts pressure on our inner ear.

Also, us older people often go to another room to get something and when we get there, we stand there wondering what we came for. This is not a memory problem; it is nature's way of making us older people do more exercise.


We have more friends we should send this to, but right now we can't remember all their names.

So please forward this to your friends; they may be our friends, too.

September 28, 2020

Podocarpus outside my laundry room window:

No idea why there's new growth here! But I thought they looked pretty, so here you go.

September 24, 2020

Fall Colors

September 24, 2020

Copper on display

September 24, 2020

From the New Yorker: Trump Is Attacking American Democracy at Its Core.


By John Cassidy

One thing you cannot accuse Donald Trump of is trying to disguise his nefarious intentions. For months now, legal experts and Democratic campaign officials have warned that he may reject the results of this year’s election and pronounce himself the victor regardless of the vote tally. On Tuesday, Trump virtually confirmed that this is his plan. He also indicated that rushing through the appointment of another conservative to the Supreme Court is a key element of his strategy to stay in the White House.

Before Trump flew to Pittsburgh for a super-spreader campaign rally, a pool reporter asked the President how he reacted to Democratic claims that going ahead with the appointment of a new Justice would tear the country apart. “Oh, I don’t think so,” Trump said. “We need nine Justices. You need that. With the unsolicited millions of ballots that they’re sending, it’s a scam; it’s a hoax. Everybody knows that. And the Democrats know it better than anybody else.”

The ballots Trump was referring to are mail-in forms that many states, including key battlegrounds like Florida, Michigan, and Pennsylvania, are using this year to make it easier and safer for people to vote during the coronavirus pandemic. Surveys indicate that Democratic voters are far more likely to use mail-in ballots than are Republicans. Even though Trump himself uses an absentee ballot—a type of mail-in ballot—to vote in Florida, he has been making unfounded accusations for months about the likelihood of large-scale voter fraud. In July, he told Chris Wallace, of Fox News, “I think mail-in voting is going to rig the election. I really do.”

The President has clearly been laying the groundwork for a legal challenge if the election goes against him, and he’s now confirmed that he expects the Supreme Court to play a key role. In case anybody didn’t get the message from his initial remarks on Tuesday, he repeated it. “So you’re going to need nine Justices up there,” he went on. “I think it’s going to be very important. Because what they’re doing is a hoax, with the ballots. They’re sending out tens of millions of ballots, unsolicited—not where they’re being asked but unsolicited. And that’s a hoax, and you’re going to need to have nine Justices.”

All of it at the link.

September 23, 2020

A Question that needs clarification:

What responsibility does the Winner of a Seasonal Contest have towards any subsequent contest?

I know this has been discussed but could not find the info I need.

Who can help?


September 22, 2020

***The Winner Thread is up in GD***


Three amazing photos out of so many good ones!

Congrats to all.

September 22, 2020



Hummingbird Feeding from a Rose of Sharon


Colors of Summer on 6/20/2020


Warming her wings before flying to Mexico

Congrats to the winners and to all who entered and supported the threads with kicks and comments!

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Name: Peggy
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Hometown: Manhattan Beach, CA
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