The sun was shining when we left home, but as I drove to town I could see the shelf of blackening clouds sliding into the valley and into my attitude because Daphne had decided to go along with me. She was wearing her little black tam that always reminded me of a dark cloud just like the one in the sky. She always wore it when she had her chin stuck out looking for trouble. A little breeze chased the remaining dead snow-free fallen leaves around the streets, the sidewalks, the lawns, making me feel a bit more uneasy. It wasn’t a proper winter.
Your body’s ability to seek and maintain health is impressive. Every minute your body routinely builds new cells, resists invaders and turns food into energy, muscles, and bones. Our job may simply be to enjoy the ride and do what we can to stay healthy.
On the right column of the Facebook newsfeed there are friend and page suggestions. Some worm thinks he knows my needs better than I, but sometimes they are so out in left field I wonder how “algorithms” work.
Like many states, Oregon has a closed primary election, whereby a registered voter may cast a vote for a candidate only if both — voter and candidate — are registered with the same party. Republicans can only vote for other Republicans and Democrats can only vote for other Democrats in partisan primary contests. The primary is actually a nominating process for major party candidates in the partisan races.