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About luckyotter

Recovering from BPD and C-PTSD due to narcissistic abuse from childhood. Married to a sociopath for 20 years. Proud INFJ, Enneagram type 4w5. Animal lover, music lover, cat mom, unapologetic geek, fan of the absurd, progressive Catholic, mom to 2, mental illness stigma activist, anti-Trumper. #RESISTANCE

St. Francis Day Blessing Of The Animals

Originally posted on The Tony Burgess Blog:
This afternoon at church we celebrated St. Francis Day by blessing the animals of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church and St. Alban’s Episcopal Churches here in Chattanooga. It was a great time of coming…

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Outside my front door.

I had a surprise waiting for me at my front door today.  He’s beautiful, isn’t he?   Sadly though, he’s dead.   He deserves to be memorialized in this photo, so here it is.  

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Why the Republican Party is like a Ford Pinto.

I can’t believe I actually found a picture that perfectly illustrates Rachel Maddow’s analogy — that was used in a completely different context.  (Picture credit: Drivetribe.com) Not only is Rachel Maddow, anchor on MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show (now the … Continue reading

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New Section: Politics and Trumpism

I have so many political articles now, especially about Trump and Trumpism, that I spent this evening putting all the links into one section, which now appears in the header.   It includes both opinion pieces and more factual ones. … Continue reading

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Lazy day.

It’s gorgeous outside today (though unseasonably hot) but for some reason I have no energy at all.  It’s not lack of sleep, since I slept for about 11 hours and woke up late.   I’m too tired to even go … Continue reading

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Why I support socialism.

Twenty or even ten years ago, if you mentioned single payer healthcare, even to Democrats, people would look at you like you had three eyes.  Single payer healthcare, in case anyone doesn’t know, is the system the rest of the … Continue reading

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32 million Americans’ healthcare rests on one vote!

Whether or not 32 million Americans lose healthcare through the ACA (Obamacare) or get to keep it now depends on one vote : Lisa Murkowski’s.    Senator John McCain has stated he “cannot in good conscience vote for this bill,” … Continue reading

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Happy first day of Fall!

Not exactly my favorite season, but not dead last either (that would be winter!) Can’t argue with Snoopy.  Enjoy!

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Please save our healthcare!

The GOP is at it again.  Like Michael Myers, it just keeps rising from the dead. Yes, they’re trying to ram through a new version of Trumpcare — and this one’s even crueler than the previous two  — an estimated … Continue reading

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10 things that terrify me about Trump’s America.

I realize my last couple of posts have been dark and depressing, but there’s no sugarcoating the fact that what Trump is doing to Americans is abuse. I began this blog three years ago as a way to talk about … Continue reading

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