Monthly Archives: November 2008

Blackest of Fridays

Well, of all the things that have whirled through my head today that may be bloggable, this has pre-empted them all.  My stomach is churning.  Greed has completely conquered America.  If you watch this video, be forewarned–it’s not pretty. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aM3wuAkNsd0    … Continue reading

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A Week without Xanga is Like…

well, like a week without xanga.  Actually, it’s worse than that.  It was a week without a computer AT ALL.  It’s quite a stretch anymore to do that.  Our laptop died a day or so before we left for a … Continue reading

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Life for Life?

There’s something I’ve been wondering about.  Does anyone have an example of a time when a late-term abortion saved a mother’s life?  I’m just curious.  That particular justification for abortion is tossed around all the time, and since I’ve never … Continue reading

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Let’s Hear it For Prepositions!

Have you ever heard the rule, “Never end a sentence with a preposition?”  Well, I’ve just decided that is a dumb rule, and one that I hereby declare myself free from!  I mean, what did they ever make a rule like … Continue reading

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Apathy

I just finished this book yesterday, and it is quite weird.  Fascinating, but strange.  It’s about a future society where men throughout the world have inexplicably become sterile and there are no children.  No children have been born for twenty years.  People … Continue reading

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Autumn equation

  3 rakes + 1 blower + many massive mounds of leaves    =   backaches + blisters                           4 people   Those words “wooded lot” always sound so appealing in the real estate brochures…   (and why can’t I find a “divided … Continue reading

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Quotes for the Day

  It is almost impossible to carry the torch of truth through a crowd without singeing somebody’s beard.  -George Christopher Lichtenbergscientist and philosopher (1742-1799) **************************** Let us enrich ourselves with our mutual differences. -Paul Valery, poet and philosopher (1871-1945)  

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