Monthly Archives: January 2022

TCS: How I Went Looking for Belly Laughs but Fell Into a Fable

Good Morning! ____________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early riserson Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum,so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole inyour brainpan, feel free to add a comment.____________________________ There are two kinds of … Continue reading

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The Force of Life

by Irene Fowler, Contributor A new poem for the new year.

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TCS: There’s a Thread You Follow. It Goes Among Things that Change.

                    Good Morning! ____________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in … Continue reading

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The Woman’s Bible: the Feminist Book that Suffragists Rejected

by Nona Blyth Cloud Sunday, January 16, 2022, will be Religious Freedom Day, a celebration of this statute, written by Thomas Jefferson, and passed by the Virginia Assembly on January 16, 1786, which became the basis for the protections of … Continue reading

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TCS: Reaching Toward Another – A Stranger Singing

Good Morning! ____________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early riserson Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum,so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole inyour brainpan, feel free to add a comment.____________________________ “Everyone you meet knows somethingyou … Continue reading

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Truman’s Fair Deal and Rejection of “trickledown”

January 5, 1949 – United States President Harry S. Truman unveils his Fair Deal program, which included: Major improvements in unemployment compensation; Raising the minimum wage to 75¢ an hour, and extending who was covered; Increasing and extending Social Security … Continue reading

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TCS: Above All Shadows Rides the Sun

 Good Morning! ____________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early riserson Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum,so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole inyour brainpan, feel free to add a comment.____________________________ “We have a long way … Continue reading

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