Archive for February, 2008

Because it won’t fit for much longer and it’s primary day:

Catch it before it leaves for Wyoming


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Given that today is both Super Tuesday and Mardi Gras, I wonder if there will be people outside our polling station handing out strands of beads and screaming “Show us your ballots!”

Hopefully, no.

Either way, this is just a friendly reminder that if you are a denizen of one of the bazillion states that hold primaries or caucuses today (viz., Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee,  Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois,  Minnesota, North Dakota, Oklahoma,  Colorado, Utah, Arizona,  California and Alaska, plus West Virginia and Montana if you’re a Republican and  Kansas, New Mexico and Idaho if you’re a Democrat) and you’re  properly registered to vote in your municipality, then  go vote.   It’s fun, and if your polling station has  old school voting machines it’s a great workout for your right bicep.

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… so that means:  BLOG PARTY!!

Prior to Pru’s being born and our getting married, much of any given day could be spent composing blog posts in my head.  I could roll around a phrase until it was polished enough for public consumption.  I was able to really work through an assertion and get a final product that I was fairly confident would stand the critical eye of the hoards of people who frequented AGoCh.  I could actually sit down and read Latin.  It was a beautiful time for prose, really. 

After Pru, however, my thoughts have been composed of lists of things I do/don’t want Pru to do.  Samples from the last few days:

A List of Professions We Don’t Want Pru to Consider When She Grows Up:

  1. Thief
  2. Porn star
  3. Welfare Queen
  4. Contract killer
  5. Lawyer


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