City Blog

Feels like I have traded my independence for security once again...and didn't even get any draft picks with it. "The sadder but wiser girl's the girl for me..." - Prof. Harold Hill, The Music Man (watching the Disney version with Matthew Broderick) My girls and I have spent the weekend at my folks place in the city. My folks are away, so we are on our own. This weekend, however, has reminded me some of the things I miss about the city. I have been living the rural life in horse country for eighteen months now. I do love the quiet of a town of 800 compared to a city of five million. I do enjoy the animals and the views that it offers. I do not enjoy, however, having to hide my own spiritual beliefs for fear of the predominate Christian [Read more...]

Morning Rant

These mornings are a double edged sword. We are getting another glorious snowfall this morning and, at the moment everything looks beautiful and clean. The white blanket always makes everything look gorgeous for the first bit...until the cars turn it into slush and muck, at least. Even though I did not have to get up quite as early this morning, I was awake at my usual five am. Woke up with an erection that is useless when only the dog is around...I will never be that desperate, and it scares me that some are. I am in strong support of interracial mating...inter-species, however, leaves me scratching my head and trying not to be sick. So, as it was, I sat with a useless erection watching the snow fall and hearing the rumble of the [Read more...]

Unplugged

I unplugged a bit this weekend. Other than football scores, I heard no news, weather or other sports. Just pulled my wings in to reset my bearings a touch. Back to work this morning and listening to the news about the shooting in Arizona of 20 people. An assassination attempt on a congresswoman that critically wounded her, but killed six bystanders...of whom the biggest deal is being made about a young girl that was born on Sept 11, 2001. It is interesting about how both political wings have taken shots to blame the other for this. The American left suggesting that right wing talk has been laced with violent suggestions. A Tea Party website had this particular congresswoman, literally, in their sites. Using slogans like "don't [Read more...]