Monthly Archives: April 2009

HollyCornblog's Hops as the Second Hundred Days Begin!

I’ve been remiss in not posting this picture of HollyCornblog’s Hop Trellis circa April 2009! As you can see, she’s done an awful lot of work (backbreaking work, I might add) to give these hops a fighting chance at thriving. … Continue reading

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Arlen's Defection Caps the First 100 Days

The news that Arlen Specter has left the GOP would be a wake up call, were waking up an option.  My sense is that the GOP has moved so far to the delusional right that there’s no coming back.  You … Continue reading

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Tuesday. That's All – Just Tuesday.

Well – the Red Sox and the Phillies continued their winning ways, and Abby was named WPS player of the week. And apparently, according to an Ohio State study, lots of conservatives don’t understand that The Colbert Report is a … Continue reading

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More Crow … and Old School Connections

The crow has to do with my third erroneous WPS prediction … a Freedom loss.  Not!  Looks like an awesome second half (and the first wasn’t half bad, either).  Beulah will be happy (but no post this week – too … Continue reading

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Crow …

… is what I am eating this morning. Yikes, did the Red Stars ever spank the Breakers!  It was a 4-0 rout on a chilly Chicago night.  The webcast was much appreciated, despite the outcome.  I’m hoping that we’ll see … Continue reading

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One More Cheney Bit – and Then WPS Stuff

First – I watched a snippet of Maddow this morning (it was DVR’d – so not sure what night’s show it actually was) in which she interviewed Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson about Cheney, et al.  He’s the former Chief of Staff … Continue reading

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America, We Hardly Knew Ye

Healing is painful. Coming out from under the shadow cast by the past 8 years (and the even larger shadow cast by the long ascendency of the rabid religious right) is going to take time.  A long, painful, and ultimately … Continue reading

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WPS Friday

With lots of the WPS internationals overseas for friendlies, this should be an interesting stretch for the WPS.  Here’s a quick preview from Melissa … and note, the Breakers-Red Stars game will be available for on-line viewing.  Cool!  8:30 PM … Continue reading

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How Long Does It Take to Cook Rice?

The Bush-era memos are revealing all sorts of nasty things that we all suspected … like Condi’s complicity in torture and, of course, Dick’s general and ongoing dickishness. Watch Hillary as she shares her opinion of Dick in this brief … Continue reading

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Waterboarding Wednesday

Waterboarding … six times a day for a month.  That’s the lasting legacy of the Bush/Cheney adiministration, as the snow of our long winter of discontent melts away and all manner of new info seeps and oozes out disgustingly.  It’s … Continue reading

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