Monthly Archives: January 2012

Outer Mongolia Sounds Good

So, for the past several months, every time I’ve interacted with a major American corporation, it’s been a nuclear headache.  Part of it is I’ve been doing Big Out of the Ordinary Things, the types of things that do only … Continue reading

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Occupy Democracy

This past Saturday night, President and Mrs. Obama attended a dinner sponsored by the Alfalfa Club.  (Note the motto.  I pay my bills promptly, so I guess that makes me a sucker.)  What is the Alfalfa Club?  It is, Dear … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week, Inaugural Edition: Micro Lending

I am introducing a new Friday Feature to my Blog, Heartlander of the Week.  My Heartlander of the Week will be someone who has worked to promote democracy, social advancement, social equity, learning, or otherwise making the World a better … Continue reading

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He Said, She Said

For the past few weeks, the comic Sally Forth has been running a series on “What would have happened if (lead couple) Sally and Ted hadn’t met?”  For those of you who are unfamiliar with the comic, Sally and Ted … Continue reading

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Major Bummer-ey

I am officially ending my mourning period following the Packers at home playoff loss to the New York Giants. Some may continue their vigil–if that’s what you need, that’s what you need, that’s what you need. We all mourn in … Continue reading

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So . . . . What’s Next?

Having lived in DC for some time, I have to say, I’m still a bit unclear on the whole Statehood process.  There’s a lot of back and forth about the benefits of Statehood, as well as what would get lost … Continue reading

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Solidarity

(because freedom is not free, but expression should be)

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