Everything Is Everything

Let the world know how much saner I am when I am not at work. I was up at 5:30 this morning – gave Ron a peck good morning – and was on the bike machine for 30 minutes – reading Blowback. It’s a good book because it gets me pissed off again – and […]


From: Andy Sent: Tuesday, September 10, 2002 12:09 To: Heather Subject: True Stoyy How about if the developmnet server is down for 5 weeks because some f_ckwit installed a patch without permission and it takes weeks to get the server restored since it’s config files weren’t backed up – yes – you read that right […]


Tomorrow’s goal is not to watch a damned thing about 9-11. No TV. No internet. I saw it. We all did. That experience is a private event between me and the rest of the world. Not for the media to beat me to death with the day American changed(tm).

There Are No Monks In My Band

It is amazing the amount of time you can spend wishing ttat you were someone else. Someone taller, younger, tanner, richer, stronger, leaner, straighter. It is interesting to note that the one thing I rarely ever wish I was – is smarter. Why can’t I translate the same security and grounded-ness in my intellect to […]

Taking Liberties

(I know it’s obnoxious to post this article in it’s entirety but it really blows my litte Indiana mind) Some of the fundamental changes to Americans’ legal rights by the Bush administration and the USA Patriot Act following the terror attacks: * FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION: Government may monitor religious and political institutions without suspecting criminal […]

Blond Ambition

Just got back from late late dinner with Ron at Melrose. We did pretty good at not eating any meals out since our Anniversary dinner at Banderas (the best corn bread on the planet). He made stir fry for me last night, too. Plus, we tried out the bread machine that the girls gave me […]


From the Chickenhawk Database: Name Employer Year Born Relevant Conflict Avoided Lame Excuse Preferred Activity Bush, George W Citizenry 1946 Vietnam A.W.O.L. Cheney, Dick Citizenry 1941 Vietnam “had other priorities” Hume, Britt Faux TV 1943 Vietnam Limbaugh, Rush Radio 1951 Vietnam anal cysts Ashcroft, John “Justice” 1942 Vietnam teaching business ed Kennedy, Arthur Judge of […]

There is No Better Place

‘It took her five days to leave her bedroom, ten months to wash the sheets they’d slept in together, and more than a year to empty the dirty socks from Jeff’s gym bag. But it didn’t take Sue Mladenik long to get that fence up. A woman Sue hardly knew wept and clung to her […]