Monthly Archives: May 2012

Heartlander of the Week: Sue the Bastards

This week’s award goes to the dudes who sued over the FaceBook IPO.  I realize it is blasphemy, but I’m bored with these overhyped software companies that sell social networking or innovation or whatever.  It’s so 1997, can’t the media find … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Give It Up

To the District 1 Denver police officers for stocking the library at an apartment building for veterans.  Certainly a worthy recipient group.  And in a throw-away society, in an age where the printed word is under assault every day, more … Continue reading

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Made in the Republic of Lower Slobovia

So, you know how supposedly everything made has to be made in some developing country now because—despite shipping costs—it’s so much cheaper to make things other places and ship them to the United States? Maybe it is just me, but … Continue reading

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Can I Get an Amen

Big news this week!  A BabyBoomer is retiring. Yes, that was the Earth shuddering to a brief stop on its Axis before continuing on. The most precious part is—how predictable—she is retiring so that her Coalition can identify new leadership … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Home Sweet Home

This week’s Heartlander is the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless.  Homelessness is a complicated issue, and the best attempts have never truly ended it and it is unlikely it ever will end.  That doesn’t mean that there is nothing to … Continue reading

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I Just Have Big Bones

Pretty much my whole life, people have been telling me how I’m about to explode into the poster child for the American Obesity Epidemic. Because I eat—shudder! cringe! gasp!—cheese, hamburgers and ice cream. And fries. 🙂 I don’t claim to be … Continue reading

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I’ll Have Another

So, the Kentucky Derby was last weekend, as was Cinco de Mayo, the 75th anniversary of the Hindenberg Disaster and—depending on who’s date you believe—the the 67th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe. A lot of water … Continue reading

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