Monthly Archives: January 2007

Farewell to a courageous and brilliant soul…

Molly Ivins passed away today from cancer. I’m really going to miss her columns. So is my dad, who is one of her greatest fans. Progressives–and women–have lost one of their most witty, intelligent, knowledgable and uncompromising voices today. I … Continue reading

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Somber thoughts…

I was watching live when Barbaro won the Kentucky Derby last May. I was at work that afternoon, but one of the shelter guests and I watched the race on TV. A couple of weeks later when the Preakness was … Continue reading

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Borderline, schmorderline…

Here’s my riff (not joking) on the borderline quiz. I actually test out rather high on a different personality disorder, but here’s my real answers to the questions for this one: You are afraid of being abandoned. Not in the … Continue reading

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Bookworm Meme

Gakked from annef: BOOKWORM: 1. Grab the nearest book 2. Open the book to page 123. 3. Find the fifth sentence. 4. Post the text of the next 3 sentences on your blog along with these instructions. 5. Don’t you … Continue reading

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Science has failed…

Okay…on a day when the news is devoted to gloomy analyses of the implications of Bush’s State of the Union address, I needed this. From Yahoo Science news: Scientists can’t get sloth to move Scientists in the eastern German city … Continue reading

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You can tell there’s things I’m supposed to be doing…

Sort of gakked from sbweber…which means, I went to look at the tests she did and decided to do some different tests instead. Feel free to gak.

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Yep, I’m working on taxes again

From an article in Yahoo News listing the 9 “craziest tax deductions” (some actually legal, some not)–I love this one the most: 9. Pimp my buggy This one was so outlandish that Dittrick actually faxed us the two-page itemized receipt … Continue reading

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New Use for Spam!

I know, I know, annef…I got all grumpy and grumbled to you about being tired of seeing “funny” spam headings when I had to delete so much spam of my own. But I’ve had a sudden inspiration. One of my … Continue reading

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JMHO

“World opinion is against it. The American people are against it. The Democratic Party is against it. The Congress of the United States is against it. The Iraq Study Group is against it. The Iraqi people are against it. The … Continue reading

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It’s not my fault!!!!

I used to have a serious lottery addiction. I admit it. There are six daily “jackpot” drawings per week here in Massachusetts, and I bought one ticket for each drawing without fail. That was it, just one per drawing, and … Continue reading

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