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I know you were looking for some kind of road stories, Lisa... but road stories are better told when being reflected on. They come in snippets of information that need to be stitched together to make any kind of sense... like a series of white lines that only turn into a highway when you've backed away from them a little. Meanwhile, I want to chime in about everybody's current…Continue
Posted on March 8, 2012 at 1:30am — 8 Comments
Now that a national hissy fit has been thrown regarding proposed legislation to stop rampant internet piracy (thus cowing the bovine politicians we sometimes mockingly refer to as our 'leaders' into submission), I think we should look at the real issue at hand regarding SOPA.
Nothing more, nothing less. Unless you consider trafficking in…Continue
Posted on January 20, 2012 at 8:30pm — 42 Comments
Last week, my home state of New Mexico marked its centennial anniversary of statehood. Before that, it was a territory. And before that, it was part of Mexico. And so on.
New Mexico was given statehood in 1912. They taught us that in school, like they taught us about Coronado searching for the seven cities of gold. When you're a child, you just accept these…Continue
Posted on January 15, 2012 at 12:00am — 9 Comments
Unbeknownst to Mitt Romney, his presidential bid is doomed to failure. His fate is sealed. The White House just ain't in the cards. How do I know this? Simple, really. I hitchhiked through Utah in the early 1970's.
As Joe Walsh once stated in an album title, "You Can't Argue With A Sick Mind". So please allow me to make my case.
Posted on January 6, 2012 at 11:00pm — 12 Comments
Nature is the Great Teacher, the Great Leveller... the Big It. So it is always humbling to learn from Her.
My most recent encounter was in the world of that most humble of creatures, the squirrel. Tree rats, as some folks disparagingly call 'em around here.
Squirrels are generally perky little creatures, chattering with their tails wagging in warning to their kin about potential danger. They bury nuts, which grow into trees, if they aren't eaten beforehand. And…Continue
Posted on January 5, 2012 at 1:30am — 5 Comments