Tag Archives: Politics

Tricky Tuesday: A Day For Groundhogs And Assorted Animals

The two big events of the week, the Iowa caucuses and Groundhog Day, have me thinking. It’s sort of a Freaky Friday kind of thing, where everything is switched up and it’s hard to distinguish the top GOP candidates from … Continue reading

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Rob Ford, Marion Barry, And The Downfall Of The Romanovs

I literally live inside the beltway so I have in all likelihood been overexposed to politics. I find it amusing that Monica Lewinsky resurfaced recently, and in Canada of course they can’t get enough of the endless antics of Rob … Continue reading

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The Obligatory Olympic Opening Post

Did you catch the opening ceremony of the Olympics? A small child flying through the sky, ballet, astonishing acrobatics and weird dancing tea pots were just some of the things I noticed. The Russians celebrated their literary heroes, such as … Continue reading

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My Thanksgiving Dream Come True

I know that according to Blog Law I should be writing something meaningful about Thanksgiving, and all the things for which I am grateful. And I am by all means grateful for my charmed life. Of course I would be … Continue reading

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I Meant To Do That

I overheard a quote so good recently that I wrote it down to be sure I wouldn’t forget it. Because honestly, I forget my own name some days. Anyway, a dad was walking with his little one, and I heard the toddler … Continue reading

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Government Shutdown = Family Breakdown

Much has been written about this government shutdown and the idiot hyenas we call Congress (with all due respect to hyenas). I won’t attempt to out-pundit or over-think or under-mine the situation. But if you want to know how this shutdown … Continue reading

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The Cutest Corporation

It’s gotta be good to be Apple.  They’re the corporation everyone loves; the mascot of American ingenuity.  Are we surprised that the same ingenuity that brought us the Mac and the iPhone would also uncover perfectly legal and totally awesome corporate … Continue reading

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The Candidate

OK, so maybe I should have paid closer attention when I applied for the job. I definitely should have researched the organization before my phone interview. It probably would have been good if I remembered I had an interview. Hey, … Continue reading

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The Great Cookie Catastrophe of 2013

What a wonderful time of the year. I’m still gnawing on stale Day-After- Valentine’s candy, Cadbury Crème Eggs have already hit the shelves, and Girl Scout cookie season is in full force. On my personal food pyramid, Thin Mints are … Continue reading

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