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Lisa Murkowski – A Christmas Miracle

It is fascinating to think about how things might come unraveled for the folks who were, just a few weeks ago, crowing about their take-over of our national legislature and salivating at the thought of ousting Obama and getting our … Continue reading

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FFootball Draft Done

Alice … you can stop reading right here, because while it felt like waking up on Christmas morning for some of us, for most of the world, this brief post will hold absolutely no interest. The 3 Blitzen Babes made … Continue reading

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The Real Pia

Thanks to HollyCornblog, I am reminded of what I actually meant by my secret word … it was pia the herb, of course.  In fact, I am drinking a nice cup of pia tea with honey as I write this … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Alexander's Poetry – on a Sleety Saturday

There’s a very interesting article posted on Christmas Eve in the NY Times about Elizabeth Alexander – the poet who’ll be reading at Obama’s Inauguration. But for now, here is Elizabeth Alexander reading Ars Poetica #92: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7lC9Vyhir2Y … and here … Continue reading

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Sleety Saturday Here

First off, Chip Saltsmann. The candidate for the chairmanship of the RNC sent around a Holiday CD that reminds us all, yet again, of why the Republican Party is having such a hard time these days.  Here’s one of the … Continue reading

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George Bush Continues to Make Me Feel Like Scrooge … but at Least Lends Some Sense of Direction and Purpose to an Otherwise Random News Morning!

What can I say?  Bah Humbug, maybe?  The Compassionate Conservative took back one of his pardons yesterday to avoid the appearance of impropriety.  Who knows what’s really going on with all that … all I can see is yet another … Continue reading

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Eagles Not Soaring … and Snow Done … for Now

Amazingly (to me) – but then again, not (not really) the Eagles lost yesterday to the Redskins.  Meanwhile, the Patriots were dominant … and in the Phantastic Phootball Phanatics’ Phantasy Phootball Phinal, this was Pliny’s Phavorite moment … as PhatCats … Continue reading

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Monday – Yup – Monday

First and foremost – HAPPY 21st, RPE!  Here’s to savoring your day … and you! And what a day yesterday in the NFL!  While I was focusing on a birthday, it felt like Christmas arrived early on the football front, … Continue reading

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Christmas Morning

Awake in a mostly-sleeping house, I find time to be still and contemplate before the day gets underway.  Christmas is such a marker of the passage of time and of the status of our hopes and dreams – or so … Continue reading

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