Between Cultures

102 Responses to “Between Cultures”

  1. February 27, 2021 at 7:22 pm

    Both Barack and Michelle Obama are expert, inspiring, caring mentors fo0r young people around the world, especially those others may overlook out of racism or just indifference.

  2. 6 todjey
    February 27, 2021 at 9:05 pm

    Good evening Todville.

    Congratulations Dudette on getting vaccinated and the story of your dad handing out the package with $ and masks is heartwarming.

  3. 8 mtmarilyn
    February 27, 2021 at 10:34 pm

    I got my first shot yesterday. So far no reaction! So happy to get this. So many of my friends are getting vaccinated. So happy so many are finally getting covered.

  4. 14 jacquelineoboomer
    February 28, 2021 at 12:41 am

    Goodnight, TODville – and all the ships at sea! Thank you again, Nerdy, for all you do for us!

  5. 15 Dudette
    February 28, 2021 at 8:05 am

    Good Sunday Morning!

  6. 16 Dudette
    February 28, 2021 at 8:22 am

    Black History Month

  7. 17 Dudette
    February 28, 2021 at 8:51 am

    A little walk down memory lane. First Lady Michelle Obama surprises the kids at Watkins Elementary School.

  8. 20 Dudette
    February 28, 2021 at 8:55 am

    Speaking of walks… 🧑🏽‍🚀👩🏽‍🚀

  9. 25 Dudette
    February 28, 2021 at 9:08 am

  10. February 28, 2021 at 9:26 am

    • 27 carla4obama
      February 28, 2021 at 11:09 am

      Agree 100%-every word. My neighbor was complaining about Biden yesterday. He was so angry about something… thinking he would switch from being a Dem to an Independent. I told him why is it Repugs stick
      together like glue, but Dems stick together like ice cream on a hot summer day. We get all emotional on single issue items and can’t see the big picture. WTF is wrong with some of these DEMS?

      • 28 tnmtngirl1
        February 28, 2021 at 4:43 pm

        DITTO TO THIS THREAD! Yes to all other comments about this. The dang filibuster must go. I was listening with ‘a third ear’ yesterday to Senator Pedilla from CA. The discussion was about this bill, getting it passed, etc. He was very positive and said something like “I think they will try it for a couple of months (Manchin and Sinema holding the filibuster) but if there’s still NO support from Rs, it just may go.” 🤞🤞🤞🤞

    • February 28, 2021 at 12:34 pm

      I get it when the FURY is about the minimum wage = $ 15,000 a year.
      $15 an hour is no picnic either.
      And it is a 5 year phase in!!
      Bring back earmarks.
      –NOW, NOW, NOW get rid of the filibuster.

    • 30 COS
      February 28, 2021 at 1:17 pm

      Totally agree with this thread Jazziz2. We love to eat our own, and the MSM love to promote it.

    • February 28, 2021 at 3:10 pm

      1.9 Trillion$ will be a HUGE accomplishment. The minimum wage is equally huge for survival after that.
      –what are coal coporations telling Manchin…will he block everything going forward?

  11. February 28, 2021 at 9:33 am

  12. 36 whenpamelawandered
    February 28, 2021 at 10:58 am

    Good morning all! And a heads up to our Canadian TODobots:


    Here is something fun! My daughter is doing all the social media, graphics, posts, writing, etc ~ not to be missed!

    Big hugs all around ~

    Justice Is Coming..

    • 37 whenpamelawandered
      February 28, 2021 at 1:14 pm

      I’ve just finished reading the bios of the cast, very impressive, this will be an outstanding production, I’m certain of it, and a nice break from all the dour ‘news of the day’.. scroll down to learn more about the social media manager!! 🕊🕯🙏🏼💞🙏🏼🕯🕊


  13. 39 pkayden
    February 28, 2021 at 11:21 am

  14. February 28, 2021 at 11:42 am

    Today (2/28) would’ve been my lovely Mum’s 100th birthday! She missed reaching that milestone by 7 months. A bunch of us worldwide are going to celebrate her incredible life via Zoom! 💞💞💖

    • 41 whenpamelawandered
      February 28, 2021 at 1:46 pm

      A beautiful celebration of a life well-lived, to join with all who loved her! Enjoy every minute, Gazelle, the laughter and the tears, your Mama will be laughing with you!


      • February 28, 2021 at 7:07 pm

        We surely did. So many stories. My Dad used to tease my Mum that she was actually born on 2/29, leap year (of course the year she was born wasn’t a leap year). She’d counter back with: Well you’re married to a very young woman! 😇They were together for over 67 years! Until Dad passed. We learned love & grit from them, & the grandkids had blessed time & love with them. 💞💞

        • 43 mtmarilyn
          February 28, 2021 at 10:26 pm

          Oh my Gazelle, so many wonderful stories and memories to share. It’s been so many years since my mother passed. My heart aches with missing her. But the memories I share with so many people fills those aches. Sending you love and hugs!

        • 44 whenpamelawandered
          March 1, 2021 at 2:05 pm

          Perfect, my heart is happy too!

    • 45 No Child Left Behind
      February 28, 2021 at 2:11 pm

      Big hugs to you, Gazelle. May she RIP with her Lord!

    • 47 ggail44
      February 28, 2021 at 4:13 pm

      {{{{{{heavenly birthday to your Mom}}}}} 👑🙏🏾💖💃🏾🕊🕊

  15. February 28, 2021 at 12:43 pm

    In ‘Small Axe’,
    Steve McQueen Explores Britain’s Caribbean Heritage:

    ‘McQueen, who was born in West London to Grenadian and Trinidadian parents, is one of Britain’s most gifted and garlanded Black filmmakers. He’s best known to American audiences as the director of the star-studded “Widows” from 2018 and “12 Years a Slave,” in 2013, for which he became the first Black director of a best picture Oscar winner. When he collected that trophy, McQueen was already developing the drama project with the BBC that would become “Small Axe.”
    Today, the finished product comprises five discrete works of varying lengths (the shortest is 70 minutes; the longest 128 minutes), all directed and co-written by McQueen.”

    • February 28, 2021 at 12:45 pm

      Notting Hill riots.
      “Mangrove,” the series opener, focuses on the sensational trial of a group of Black activists in 1971.
      They were accused of inciting a riot during a protest against the targeted police harassment of patrons at The Mangrove, a Caribbean restaurant in London’s Notting Hill district that was a thriving hub for Black intellectuals and artists.
      —‘Mangrove’ now on Netflix….started watching it yesterday.

    • 51 pkayden
      February 28, 2021 at 5:33 pm

      Thank you. Must watch.

  16. 52 jer44
    February 28, 2021 at 1:44 pm

  17. February 28, 2021 at 1:57 pm

    NASA Live: Official Stream of NASA TV

  18. 57 jer44
    February 28, 2021 at 2:41 pm

  19. 58 jer44
    February 28, 2021 at 2:51 pm

    • February 28, 2021 at 3:25 pm

      e.g. MT, IO, SD, FL gop governors telling residents re: masks “Do what you want”.
      Anti-vaxxer group hurts the rest of us by extending the life the pandemic.
      –But they will not be safe after the rest of us are vaccinated.

  20. February 28, 2021 at 2:58 pm

    Dr. Fauci:
    “People Of Color And Those With Underlying Conditions Were Represented In Vaccine Trials”
    (Virtual Q & A, ReidOut)

  21. February 28, 2021 at 5:09 pm

    “Trump CPAC speech to declare his political journey ‘far from over'”
    “In prepared remarks, the former president stops short of announcing his 2024 intentions.”

  22. 64 jer44
    February 28, 2021 at 5:10 pm

  23. February 28, 2021 at 5:13 pm

    Fuzhou – What I Said

    whut all
    you said
    and did.

  24. 66 pkayden
    February 28, 2021 at 5:28 pm

  25. 67 pkayden
    February 28, 2021 at 6:46 pm

  26. 68 pkayden
    February 28, 2021 at 7:08 pm

  27. February 28, 2021 at 7:31 pm


  28. 70 Dudette
    February 28, 2021 at 8:21 pm

    This is pretty cool!

  29. 71 Dudette
    February 28, 2021 at 8:26 pm


  30. 75 jer44
    February 28, 2021 at 9:05 pm

  31. 77 Dudette
    February 28, 2021 at 9:14 pm

    • 78 jacquelineoboomer
      February 28, 2021 at 11:13 pm

      I like this, too:

      #Go, Unions!

  32. 79 Dudette
    February 28, 2021 at 9:16 pm

  33. 80 Dudette
    February 28, 2021 at 9:18 pm

    NASA History is Black History

  34. 81 Dudette
    February 28, 2021 at 9:44 pm

  35. 83 pkayden
    February 28, 2021 at 9:47 pm

    • 84 jacquelineoboomer
      February 28, 2021 at 11:09 pm

      Bernie can’t say “he” wasn’t given the chance by President Biden to pull this off. I agree he did not make it happen – although he wouldn’t necessarily be singled out as the cause, if he didn’t do that to himself – so maybe he’ll stop yelling and get to work on the next step, now. Sorry but this has me annoyed!

  36. 85 Dudette
    February 28, 2021 at 11:06 pm

  37. 86 Dudette
    February 28, 2021 at 11:28 pm

    This is incredible! Wow!

  38. 88 Dudette
    March 1, 2021 at 6:52 am

    One year ago.

  39. 89 Dudette
    March 1, 2021 at 9:16 am


  40. 90 Dudette
    March 1, 2021 at 9:17 am

    Forever FLOTUS has something special for you coming tomorrow!

    • March 1, 2021 at 10:39 am

      how old would you say a young reader would be….my granddaughter is 18…i plan to purchase “Becoming” for her to take to college….should i get the regular version or the young reader edition…what do you think

      • 92 Dudette
        March 1, 2021 at 11:15 am

        I assumed by young readers she meant children and younger teens. My guess would’ve been that an 18 yr old college student would be more interested in the grown-up version. But, what do I know?

  41. 93 Dudette
    March 1, 2021 at 9:18 am

  42. 94 Dudette
    March 1, 2021 at 9:35 am

    Just glorious! Look at those wings!

  43. 95 jer44
    March 1, 2021 at 11:13 am

  44. 97 Dudette
    March 1, 2021 at 11:19 am

    More from Forever POTUS

  45. 98 Dudette
    March 1, 2021 at 11:21 am

  46. 99 Dudette
    March 1, 2021 at 11:22 am

    Happy Women’s History Month!

  47. 100 Dudette
    March 1, 2021 at 11:23 am

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