Before the embers of Summer ’08 for us teacher types turn cold, I’m heading out for a camping trip to the Weminuche Wilderness of Colorado. I know it’s an empty complaint in a world of the two weeks of vacation per year, but we professional public school educators have only got five or six days… Read More One More Cup of Vacation Before I Go…
According to Sitemeter, in straight succession this morning residents of the following cities have run across this humble blog after performing the following searches: Chateau-Tierry, France: searching for “el vado court” Perth, Australia: searching for “lance armstrong tips” Mangaluru, India: searching for “planet where extraterrestrials live on” La Jolla, California: searching for “terri cole seattle… Read More Fun With Google and Sitemeter
I realize I’m late jumping on the bandwagon, but at least I’m bringing a catchy name to the table. For years I’ve vacillated on biking to work, primarily because I just don’t trust my fellow motorists. At all. But, like many others, the price of gas has helped me overcome my completely rational fear that… Read More Join "Stink For America"!
Dear Scot — Barack recorded a special video invitation for you to join him at the Democratic National Convention in Denver. Watch it now and make a donation of $5 or more before midnight this Thursday, July 31st, and you could go backstage with Barack: –from email sent 7/28/08, one of the 47 such postings… Read More Please Make It Stop Now! Move Election Day to 7/29/08
Firmly in the “news you thought you had already heard quite some time ago” department, us APS teachers are getting a 2% raise this year. And yes, that’s the raise the Legislature approved months and months ago. Meanwhile, as the Journal has pointed out in a series of stories that have all said the same… Read More A Little Backstory On the Two Percent APS Raise
Our little hobby farmette in the South Valley has picked up, I’m guessing, almost 3 inches of rain in the past two nights. I saw a posting of just over an inch from the National Weather Service from our Monday night rains. I haven’t seen such a post from last night’s absolute deluge, but the… Read More Newly Formed South Valley Lakefront Properties
“Heather Calls Obama “Frighteningly Inexperienced”— Bruce Daniels, ABQJournal.com 7/22/08 Really, soon-to-be-former Representative Wilson? Hmm…what sort of fun can we have with this word in regards to our very own Lame Duck Congressperson? How about: “Heather Wilson: Frighteningly Doomed to B-List Fox News Analyst Hell”? Or… “Heather Wilson: Frighteningly Tied to NippleGate For the Rest of… Read More Burque Babble Calls Heather Wilson "Frighteningly Irrelevant"