Tag Archives: NPR

Soooo … Keeping Busy Here

It looks like a beautiful Sunday here in New Hampshire, with lots to do, and the usual sense of having not – quite – enough – time.  I love the luxury of sleeping in just a little bit, but looking … Continue reading

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Couple of Quick Things

First off – congratulations to Swarthmore College on selecting its 14th president – and to Rebecca S. Chopp on being that person.  She is currently the President of Colgate … and a scholar of religion and American Culture.  Nice to … Continue reading

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Breaks My Heart

First off, you have to watch this video and sign the petition.  It addresses the sad and dangerous fact that “on December 19, 2008, Ken Starr and the Prop 8 Legal Defense Fund filed legal briefs defending the constitutionality of … 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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Things You Need to Know This Thursday

First and foremost, you need to know that Joe the Plumber was appalled by McCain, but kinda almost felt a “presence” when he was around Ms. Sarah Palin.  Okay, so call me prurient or nasty or sick, or whatever, but … Continue reading

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Trolling Through Tuesday

Check out Susan’s comment on Alison’s post yesterday (and Welcome, Alison – I’m looking forward to hearing what you have to say here)!  Speaking of the Electoral College, I heard an interesting piece on NPR about the Electoral College – … Continue reading

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That's SARAH (not Michael) Palin

Oh boy, Sarah Palin.  Where to begin?  There is so much to explore and highlight and, yes, ridicule, about this choice. When I first heard McCain’s selection, yesterday afternoon, I immediately Googled her, like millions of other Americans, I’m sure.  … Continue reading

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Of Candace Parker Throwing Punches, Hills Hoists, and Just Showing Up

It sounds like the game between the Sparks and the Shock ended ugly last night. Candace Parker, Plenette Pierson, DeLisha Milton-Jones and Rick Mahorn were all ejected after a melee broke out in the final seconds. Meanwhile, in what could … Continue reading

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