I voted today. After reading the Tampa Tribune's ridiculous endorsement of McCain, and then Christopher Buckley's interesting endorsement of Obama (yes, son of THAT Buckley) I marked my absentee ballot for Barack Obama. I no longer have any reason to read or listen to another campaign ad . . .
For at least a decade, I've been a fan of Storypeople, word-art that a writer named Brian Andreas has marketed. I have his books, his prints, even two wooden sculptures and recently found his website. I signed up to get a Story a Day via email and I love them.They are almost always . . .
I don't know, it just seemed like the right thing to post today. DH2B had it on his blog and I like it, since it represents one of the the Bush/Fox lies that enrages me. Sometimes it depresses me that so many otherwise smart people in the U.S. fall for this crap. I've traveled abroad a lot, and it . . .
Love is about knowing all the facts--good and bad--and caring about the person anyway.Where romance is nuance, love is encyclopedic.—Lainie Keslin Ettinger . . .
The other night I was at loose ends while my students were writing something in class. I started thinking about my nephew, a golf fanatic, who is taking something crazy like 18-19 hours of coursework in his freshman year. So, about 9pm, I texted him the following: Study break! Ponder this question: . . .
As a puppy, Riley had that defiant, "I'll do what I want, just try to stop me" attitude. To be honest, it kind of scared me. I couldn't imagine going through a whole doggie lifetime with a defiant little dog. Little dogs mature late, but now that he's more than 18 months old, he has . . .
DH2B wrote this on his crazy blog, and I think it is very good and very him.Click below on looking back at what is to come for some insight into just what a cool guy & great writer he is.At least I think so.Looking back at what is to come . . .
So maybe there was some grant money left over from the Columbus Day weekend traffic smackdown. Funds for more overtime.That's the only reasonable conclusion for the scenario I observed on my way to Clearwater for a meeting. But first:I heart cops, especially California cops, as they are generally . . .
I took the Attorney's last name way back when, but have used my birth name ever since we split.So do I take DH2B's name?There is, of course, the Carol & Mike Brady thing to consider.And I do have a company to name, as well. Which name to use?Philsophically, I think that taking a man's name is an . . .
My brother & I are an opposite ends of the political spectrum. Yet, a byproduct of this election and these economic times is that we've spent more time than ever talking--about politics. We have agreed to disagree, but hash out the issues in long, passionate and interesting telephone . . .