Monthly Archives: August 2011

Long Term Investment

A friend, Small Town Girl (STG), posted a link to a story on epic-beautiful libraries on FaceBook this week.  Five of them are in North America, three of them are in the United States.  The Middle is represented by the … Continue reading

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Daisy Duke Was a TV Character

It’s been a long hot summer, combined with the popularity of Katy Perry’s California Gurls, has seemingly inspired more bare leg than a waxing school.  I freely admit to having had fashion emergencies as a young un’ including my share … Continue reading

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Eat Like a Pig and Proud of It

So, I visited Milwaukee and attended the Wisconsin State Fair on Saturday afternoon. I ate A baked potato with chili, sour cream and bacon bits A bratwurst with sauerkraut and mustard (threw away the bun) Chocolate covered vanilla ice cream … Continue reading

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All Not Quiet on the Western Front

By the time you read this, through the magic of the InterWebs, I will be on the road, headed to Wisconsin for a visi and to eat cream puffs at the Stair Fair.  I bet you thought that as a … Continue reading

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Nuking the Whales

So, with all the Debt Drama, DC mostly forgot about the rest of the World and the rest of Country.  So, no change there.  Today, however, is the 66th Anniversary of the bombing of Nagasaki, Japan, and, effectively, the end … Continue reading

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Lost in the Middle

This past weekend, Governor Perry of Texas led a prayer service.  What I never understand is—and maybe it is something about being Catholic?—if I’m looking for a community leader to provide spiritual guidance, I usually look to the clergy.  Am … Continue reading

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I’ve Got a Bridge, Er, House to Sell You in Brooklyn

Good news for the Middle, Dear Readers.  It looks like the most affordable places to live and work are between the Mountains.  That is, of course, if Big Banking stops demolishing existing low cost housing because it brings down sales … Continue reading

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