Monthly Archives: October 2006

Another Month

Not quite the end of the month and it’s already the deadliest for American troops in a year and a half. The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Iraq or who died at a … Continue reading

Posted in In Memoriam | 2 Comments

Shut Up and Sing

Holy. Cow. This is what happens when you consolidate power in the hands of just four or five enormous multinational corporations. They have the power to strip us of our rights to free speech, in effect. There’s a new film … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Music, Television | 3 Comments

Stay the Course

Or else, you know, don’t. Maybe. I dunno. What do the polls say? This is it in a microcosm. This is the problem. This is how President George W. Bush and his administration operates. They do something they shouldn’t (or … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs | 4 Comments

I Love the Military

So a wonderful, wonderful friend made an allusion recently to me not so much liking the military. She was jesting, but I’ve been thinking about it ever since. When I’m not blowing raspberries on The Baby’s belly. And sometimes even … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs | 11 Comments

After Pat’s Birthday

Pat Tillman and his brother Kevin were both professional athletes who gave up sports and joined the Army after September 11th. Pat was, of course, killed by friendly fire, a fact the government covered up. Here’s a piece Kevin wrote … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs | 6 Comments

In Praise of Ringo

Okay. So everyone knows that Ringo Starr is the most underrated drummer ever. Actually, not everyone knows that. But they should. In reality, Ringo is, bizarrely, the butt of many jokes. Folks will refer to the Beatles as Two Geniuses, … Continue reading

Posted in Music | 3 Comments

Our First Weekend

Together in sunny California, that is. What to do, what to do… The beach? Sea World? Disneyland? Tijuana?! Actual plan: unpacking roughly 192 boxes and moving a ton of furniture around. All of which sounds pretty groovy to me, actually.

Posted in Fambly | 2 Comments