Monthly Archives: March 2007


I don’t care. I love the 80’s. Shut up. Also Bill Paxton’s best role ever. Advertisements

Posted in Music | 2 Comments

Man o’ Steel

So I got a wicked groovy present this week. Well, two, actually, but Top Management says I’m not allowed to talk about one of ‘em. The other one is this: How gorgeous is that? It is not only one of … Continue reading

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The D.C. Tea Party

Say, didn’t we fight a war over this very issue? Oh, that’s right—that’d be the Revolutionary War. The D.C. Tea Party by Bob Herbert Washington Larry Chapman is a firefighter, and during an interview the other day I couldn’t help … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs | 9 Comments

Terse? Unfriendly? Me?

Hm. I normally get a kick out o’ these little quizzes. But this one? Hmm. I am the tanka.The attention of othersIs unnerving, andSince I try not to draw it,I’m left alone. Which is good. What Poetry Form Are You? … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | 5 Comments

I Don’t Like Katie Couric

I’m sure that’s going to cause her to lose oh so many nights of sleep. I used to like Katie Couric. This may have been due to the fact that throughout the 90s—I have no idea when she first became … Continue reading

Posted in Television | 6 Comments

In Memoriam

The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Iraq and Kuwait or who died at a military hospital of their injuries: John E. Allen, 25, of Palmdale; sergeant, Army. Allen was among four soldiers killed … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary to Us

Ten years ago today Max was diagnosed with leukemia. It was easily the worst day of my life. She was about 21 months old, the most active baby/toddler I’d ever seen and notorious among our friends for never getting sick. … Continue reading

Posted in Fambly | 15 Comments