Shut him up, shut him down

I was horrified yesterday when our “stable genius” of a president mentioned injecting disinfectant to get rid of the coronavirus. You just know some numbskull out there is going to […]

The Liar Tweets Tonight — Vote him away!

The Liar Tweets Tonight by Roy Zimmerman and The ReZisters, featuring Sandy Riccardi. Made in collaboration with the Raging Grannies of Mendocino. “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” words and music by Solomon Linda. Parody lyrics by Ede Morris, Roy Zimmerman, Melanie Harby.

We are broken … but not forever

In major cities across the US yesterday, people marched to protest the nearly universal lockdown orders designed to slow the spread of the coronavirus. And Denver was no exception. An […]

Twenty-five years ago

Twenty-five years ago Timothy McVeigh’s bomb ripped the front off the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, killing 168 innocent men, women, and children. Oklahoma City was and always will […]

‘Stable genius’ rolls on

Just when I thought Donald Trump couldn’t disgust me any more than he already has, Tuesday’s Washington Post reported this: President Trump announced Tuesday that he intends to halt payments to […]

This woman cracked me up

Some of you may be familiar with Mrs. Hughes, but I’d never heard of her until my sister sent me this video. Maybe I was just in a receptive mood […]

‘Hope on a Dark Morning’

This is one of Erik Stensland’s newest photographs from Rocky Mountain National Park. Regular Pied Type readers are well acquainted with Stensland’s spectacular photos of the park, currently closed because […]

Howling in Denver

Last night for the first time I remembered to turn off the tv at 8 pm and listen. Sure enough, I thought I heard a distant howl. But not certain, […]

Too cute for words

This is “Cotton.” I found her in Bored Panda’s story “40 Most Wholesome Rescue Pet Photos Of This Month (March Edition).” She’s there with 39 other adopted pets, mostly felines […]

Love in the time of pandemic

I’m a hermit by trade. A loner. And I’m perfectly happy home alone most of the time. Until I was told I HAD to stay home. Now I fret constantly. […]

‘Joy’ in Colorado

While sheltering-in-place as ordered, members of the Colorado Symphony used modern technology to get together and play Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy,” one of my all-time favorites. I still get goosebumps […]

Feed a cold, starve a virus

Time Magazine writers Elijah Wolfson and Chris Wilson said it yesterday: Short of a miracle cure, the only way to halt this pandemic, experts say, is to starve it. And […]