Monthly Archives: March 2012


"All my adult life, I’ve been pretty sure I’m a sentient, even semi-competent human being. I have a job and an apartment; I know how to read and vote; I make regular, mostly autonomous decisions about what to eat for … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday, the happy music edition:

Ten Eleven Songs That Put Me In A Good Mood Old Time Rock & Roll / Bob Seger — I cannot sit still when this comes on 🙂  Can't Find My Way Home / Blind Faith Fields of Gold / … Continue reading

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Monday night bullets.

I have lots of little things to share. Tragically, many of them require photos, which I cannot upload because my camera cable is 75 miles away. Bullets will have to do. I have been back in Minneapolis at the salt … Continue reading

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Who loves Rush? You will never guess…

email from ElderSon: You know how Rush Limbaugh has lost more than 50 advertisers aftersaying a vile, hateful thing that happily made a bigger splash thanall the previous vile, hateful things he's said? (This is after all a guy who … Continue reading

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Sheep shearing: it’s the latest… sport? From the Wall Street Journal.

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omg, it just keeps getting worse.

Remember Glenn Grothman, the Republican idiot who introduced the bill in the Wisconsin state senate to repeal our state's equal-pay-for-equal-work law? He just keeps having one good idea after another. From an email I received today from a local Democrat: … Continue reading

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The experts speak.

Women's Health Experts Speak Out 100% of male experts agree: nobody knows more about women's issues like birth control than late-middle-aged men and the Republican party is well aware. Thanks to k, who blogged this last week.  

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Ten on Tuesday: the purse edition.

This week's topic is Ten Things In My Purse. Since I haven't carried a purse, exactly, for several years, I shall tell you Ten Eleven Twelve Thirteen Things I Carry In Whatever Container I Have Hanging From My Shoulder (backpack, … Continue reading

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A bit more on the that bill that repealed equal pay for equal work in Wisconsin.

First, read this if you missed it last week. The bill to repeal Wisconsin's equal-pay-for-equal-work law was introduced in the state Senate last September by Sen. Glenn Grothman (R) of West Bend, a small city northeast of Milwaukee. (The link takes you … Continue reading

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Sunday stunning.

  Courtesy of blackbird's Middle.  

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