Monday, September 29, 2008


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Saturday, September 20, 2008

Darn near ecstatic

I was walking the dog this morning and I thought I must be truly going deaf. I'm thinking I hear bees.
Then I looked up into the closest tree. Hooray!!!!

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

make noise

I was just thinking that they need to make permanent playing cards for the wheels of the new cars that are so very quiet, so that we can hear them coming.

Saturday, September 13, 2008


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Saturday, September 06, 2008


I have tried to watch both conventions, but honestly I fall asleep waiting for the big speeches.
I fell asleep listening to Barack Obama and was woken by Nancy Pelosi. I was grateful that she was loud. I turned off my computer and went back to sleep.
I actually managed to stay awake for John McCain.

It was South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham's speech which came before Cindy McCain's speech (and I think I could stand Cindy as a first lady - but in my White House Hillary would be Pres.)

Mr. Graham proclaimed that we are having a victory in Iraq. Behind him on the giant screen, the scenes were not of soldiers and smiling Iraqi children but views of Arlington National Cemetery.
There must be some Republicans in Hollywood who could have helped to prevent that faux pas.

I can only think of Lieutenant Dan in the movie Forrest Gump. He was hellbent to die in battle.
Forrest destroyed Dan's brainwashed wet dream by saving his life.
In the end, Dan was grateful to be alive and have a good life and a family, but he spent decades resenting it and being bitter and drunken.

I couldn't believe it. And none of the three piece-suited men or conservatively-attired women cheering in the crowd seemed to notice or care.

Is it all about Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori for Republicans?

I'm pretty sure Republicans love their children. I don't understand.

Not to mention the rapidly decreasing populations at the hands of coalition forces in Iraq and other places in the middle east.

After listening to Mr. Graham and seeing the cemetery, while waiting for the next speaker
they danced.

Thursday, September 04, 2008


This evening the eastern sky was blue with full pink clouds
and the western sky was a bright, fiery orange with fast-moving purple clouds.
I only saw rain from a distance
but, tomorrow,
I expect there will be more.

Monday, September 01, 2008

sister letter excerpt

"You know, love is like a balance scale (or maybe a teeter-totter.)
On the one side, you have what's frustrating and annoying about your significant other. On the other side, you have all the love and laughter and caring. And whichever side has is down is the one you have to deal with at the moment, knowing the other side will be back around soon enough."

me, to my younger sister