Tag Archives: North Carolina

What I Am Learning

As I read the responses to the tragic assassination attempt in Arizona, one of the biggest things that I am learning is how very fragile the so-called pundits of the right-wing are.  I mean fragile in the sense that any … Continue reading

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Swimming, Soccer, and other Sunday Stuff

I’m loving the warmer temps here in NH, as the sun rises on this February Sunday! Have you heard of Jennifer Figge?  She just completed the amazing feat of swimming from the Cape Verde Islands to Trinidad … at the … Continue reading

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Sub-Zero Sunday

It feels like Alaska here in NH this morning – and so my thoughts turn naturally to Sarah Palin.  She is a busy gal, you betcha. Everyone’s read, if they follow her at all, about how she is blaming the … Continue reading

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Obama Continues to Come Through (and Saturday is Here)!

Yesterday President Barack Obama repealed the Mexico City Policy – the infamous gag rule that pulled funding from health care providers who offered (or even just talked about) certain health care options for women.  Yeah, you know what I’m talking … Continue reading

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WPS Draft Day

But first, a poem – because any collection of words that includes the phrase “the high arc of midsummer” deserves to be repeated today.  (As pretty much always, this is from The Writers Almanac): First Cutting by Susie Patlove (from … Continue reading

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They Might be Giants, but the Birds Have It – All of the Birds – All of the Time!

Fingers crossed here for another good NFL day for the bird teams.  The Ravens I had with a win.  But the Cardinals?  Wow.  I just hope they didn’t steal the Eagles’ mojo.  (Nah … an unworthy thought to be having … Continue reading

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Wednesday Morning – It Wasn't Just a Dream!

Good news still abounds! While we were sleeping, Obama smashed McCain in Nevada, and won Indiana for the Dems – first time since Lyndon Johnson in 1964!  The turnout was the highest in US electoral history, with more than 130 … Continue reading

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Recipe Reprise and Other Things at Sunrise

The latest on the Cindy McCain recipe debacle seems to be that the McCain powers that be are blaming it all on an intern.  Oh great … find the lowest-ranking person in the room and blame everything on him/her.  Now … Continue reading

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If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Madness

Well, well, well. Sorting things out this morning I see that #6 Pittsburgh eliminated #3 Baylor to move into the Sweet Sixteen for the first time in school history! Meanwhile (too bad, Karyn), gritty Florida State took Oklahoma State to … Continue reading

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