Back in Time

by baldilocks It’s strange how mundane things can trigger memories. That happens to me here in my native Los Angeles whenever I drive on one of the connections between Interstate 5 and Interstate 110. The southbound 5 to southbound 110 transition is a little stretch of two lane highway which looks like it was carved … Continue reading Back in Time

A Polite Farewell to Niki Tsongas

Last week I wrote about the political reasons for Niki Tsongas' decision to not seek re-election in the 3rd district now let me say a few things about her. It's been my experience that people in general like her. My local paper the Sentinel and Enterprise which I quoted yesterday had quite few things to … Continue reading A Polite Farewell to Niki Tsongas

Inconvenient Truths

An Ivy League professor, a Google engineer, and a writer for a leftist publication walked into a bar… Even though they didn’t actually join one another over a round of drinks, the group provided an interesting cocktail of ideas that provided some inconvenient truths and interrupted the annoying noise of news in recent days. Amy … Continue reading Inconvenient Truths

My Confederate Monument Opinion is the Same as the Union Soldiers who where shot at

Marshall Rooster Cogburn: ...you can forget about your duty. Eula Goodnight: Your own General Lee thought it was the most beautiful word in the English language. Marshall Rooster Cogburn: What the devil do you know of General Lee? Eula Goodnight: That he was a christian gentleman who was soundly whipped in the field by Yankees! … Continue reading My Confederate Monument Opinion is the Same as the Union Soldiers who where shot at

Sept 1st Paycheck Goal: $190 down $270 to go by Aug 20

UPDATE:  $190 of $460 raised Today my wife returns to work for her first day on the job since her surgery. I'd like to thank all of you who have sent good wishes and prayers for this day. While I did not manage to make the goal of the layoff bleg we were able to … Continue reading Sept 1st Paycheck Goal: $190 down $270 to go by Aug 20