We in the South Valley have the rather confusing opportunity to vote for or against incorporation on January 5th. After doing a bit of research on the subject, I am personally less decided on the issue than ever. I am decided on the name itself. Valle de Atrisco is a stupid name. Period. And then’s… Read More To Valle de Atrisco or not to Valle de Atrisco?
One thing the new Burque Babble is going to have in it is sports. Really. Sports. As distasteful as it might be, your humble blogger actually follows sports to a disturbing degree. He knows who is leading in all the Euro soccer leagues, for instance. Of course in American manly-man circles, knowing anything about Euro… Read More Mike Leach’s Guantanamo Becomes His Waterloo
“I cant believe it..The Rev is gone..R.I.P. Jimmy Sullivan..im crying so hard right now. I think Im in complete shock,” a fan with the handle Star888Star posted on Twitter this morning. –from CNN “report” on the death of Avenged Sevenfold drummer James “Rev” Sullivan. P.S.: The Twitter respondent paragraph accounts for 20% of the entire… Read More Why Twitter Is Evil: Reason Infinity
$1.42 + Nigerian Guy + Longer TSA time + $1250 = No European Trip This Summer Let me begin by stating my effusive agreement that terror is terrible, and that having the plane you’re on split in half mid-flight by some guy with fireworks in his underwear is about as bad as things can get.… Read More Today’s European Terror Index (ETI) Down Slightly, But Still Too &$#@ High
Note: It’s stuff exactly like that below which led me out of “blogging”. some time back. Definite professional kryptonite researching/writing about edupolicy, and I’d doubtlessly be much healthier just sticking my fingers in my vocational ears and “lalalalalalaing”. Must resist….beautiful kryptonite….will weakening…. (was Superman actually attracted to the kryptonite, or did I just make that… Read More Educlerks Write Their Way to Riches and Continued Employment
Like many Americans, I am sitting, seasonally unemployed for a week or so, in front of a computer in my fleece sweatpants (the ones with dog hairs three inches deep from the knees down) trying to better understand what HCR (Health Care Reform) means. I found the nifty, and rather depressing, Kaiser Family Foundation “Health… Read More Evolutionary Psychology and Health Care Reform
Virtually killing yourself isn’t as easy as one might think. Despite my last post, some six weeks ago, knelling the blogging death bell (is “knelling” a word?), the link to “Burque Babble” has yet to have been removed by every single New Mexico website which links to every other NM website. I know because I… Read More Have a Very Dada Christmas and Other Confusions