Monthly Archives: June 2009

Uhhhh … same old same old … and the power of darkness

So it’s still raining here, as US Troops draw down in Iraq and the citizens celebrate. We learn that Mark Sanford was gripped by the power of darkness … too bad he didn’t have the charity to see that when … Continue reading

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Ugh

That’s all – just ugh! (Will it never stop raining?)

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… and the clouds roll in again …

This piece by Mike Ragogna, picked up from Huffington Post, gives a good overview of MJ’s trajectory and our complicity in his demise, IMHO.  Soon I’ll let this go, I promise.  But first – here’s one of the more poignant … Continue reading

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Last Saturday in June

As Saturday morning blooms in the east, looking hot and summerish in a way that we haven’t seen yet, I find myself listening to the birdsong, appreciating Willie’s continuing good energy and the deepening greens in our gardens and woods … Continue reading

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What to Say?

Yesterday wasn’t a good day to be a celebrity. Thinking about Michael Jackson, I feel so sad, seeing his transformation, through the years, from a beautiful child/young man, to the grotesquerie that he became.  What better metaphor for the excesses, … Continue reading

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Totally Overwhelmed Thursday

Yikes — by 5:30 AM I was on total overload this morning! How can you feel behind the eight ball and overwhelmed so early in the day? Not good. Not good at all. I’m gonna need to check in with … Continue reading

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Wainy Wednesday? (Not)

Yesterday was the 37th anniversary of Title IX … 37 years.  I like that the milestone coincides with the 10th anniversary of the 1999 Women’s World Cup.  Alice (thanks!) sent me a link to “License to Thrive” – a documentary … Continue reading

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Break in the Weather

There’s an odd, bright light in the sky this morning, and a strange bluish tint between the clouds. What could it be? Something to worry about? It seems benign enough — but so at odds with our recent weather but … Continue reading

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Beginning with Baseball

Sox win on a clutch homer by Green … Phillies lose … again … six now, or seven? Baseball by John Updike It looks easy from a distance, easy and lazy, even, until you stand up to the plate and … Continue reading

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Sorry, Boltgirl

Breakers beat Red Stars 2-0, to move up a wee bit in the standings. We watched in the kitchen on the laptop … thanks for the webcast!

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