Musings, rants, rambling, general nonsense

Don’t Cook Your Dog

I had plans today to run by the library and pick up a couple of things I had on hold. I got sidetracked and was just lollygagging in general most of the morning, so went much later than I intended. Thankfully. Because I saved a dog from being cooked. As I was leaving, I glanced […]

Curiosity Breeds Success

“When kind Dean Barris led the procession back and said, ‘I am pleased to announce,’ she never heard the end of the sentence, for she was convinced that he would only have been pleased had she passed! She ran home happily through the rain to cable Frank, and tried to explain to the children why […]

Take Flight

The Wright Flyer made four flights at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, on December 17, 1903, the best covering 852 feet in 59 seconds. It was the first heavier-than-air, powered aircraft to make a sustained, controlled flight with a pilot aboard. It was also one in a long line of designs over several years. A great […]

How Can You Tell an Obama Voter?

Because they want to treat the symptom (or preferably, want someone else to) rather than address the cause. From USA Weekend today, in “What America Wants“, comes this request from Molly Shack Help the next generation get started Molly Shack thought she was doing everything right to avoid going into debt to get her college […]

Washington Elementary District Budget Override

It seems we get this question during every election cycle – and it passes every time. Apparently no one involved with this school district bothers with math. Yet another of those tug-at-your-heartstrings, appeal to your better, charitable, caring nature – for the children. However, it doesn’t seem to matter how much money we give them, […]

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