What a portentous title for a blog post! Someone stop me before I start posting “top ten whatevers of 2012″ or “new year’s resolutions for 2013″ lists. So, no: not looking back, nor will I make promises I won’t keep. Load of bollocks, all that.
What’s up today, New Year’s Eve? Later this afternoon I’ll [...]
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Is your child’s teacher thinking about sex? Right this minute?
Smutty-minded parents in Ohio clamor for a high school teacher to be fired after she writes a novel with sex in it Same thing (Pennsylvania, last year)
Michigan educators stand [...]
No need to explain, I think:
I should write about our Christmas with the kids in Las Vegas, but when I think of it I’m happy, and as with most things happy, words are slow to come and inadequate when they do. When I see right-wingers getting up to their old shenanigans, on the other hand, I see red and words [...]
So much for the Mayan Calendar. Here’s the bridge, apparently not in any danger of falling down, in Lake Havasu, Arizona:
London Bridge from the hotel window
Last week my riding buddy Ed suggested a two-day round robin to Lake Havasu, and having nothing better to do I said “two’s in.” We left on [...]
A Tucson friend posted this to Facebook this morning:
We’re far enough from the base that we don’t hear the sirens. Actually it’s been years since we’ve heard one, but then it’s been years since we retired from the Air Force. We’re going on base to buy groceries this afternoon; maybe the exercise will [...]