Monthly Archives: May 2011

I’m Beat!

Well the shed’s on the ground, and I didn’t break anything, and I’m not bleeding. It was a hard day, but a good day. As our 90-year-old neighbor in Edmonton told me 40 years ago when I asked how he … Continue reading

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Productive Destruction

This is the before shot of the shed before me, The Demolition Man got at it yesterday. It is a poorly constructed piece of crap, but it was good enough to store firewood and assorted junk. My plan is to replace … Continue reading

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Now and then

I was thinking of how much Barack Obama has disappointed me and how charismatic figures in politics generally fail to bring the change they promised, or at least the change that their supporters imagined. I wasn’t a political junkie back … Continue reading

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Back from Alaska

I was trying to figure out what I’d say about the Alaska trip, and then decided it was easiest to just post a shitload of pictures and add a bit of commentary for each one. But the first picture isn’t … Continue reading

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North to Alaska!

Going north, the rush is on. (Apologies to Johnny Horton) Megan the Younger and I are off today on a grand adventure, taking the Hillbilly Cruise from Bellingham, WA to Whittier, AK. This is not your common Norwegian or Carnival … Continue reading

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Obama shreds the Constitution

Days after Osama’s death, Obama sent a drone to Yemen to kill an American citizen. To kill him without trial. How is that just? How is that constitutional? What is the limit to the President’s power? In yesterday’s post about Osama … Continue reading

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The Death of Osama bin Laden

I have mixed feelings about the death of Osama bin Laden. On one hand, I’m not sorry to see him as fish feed in the Arabian Sea. Near as I can tell, he didn’t have a whole lot of redeeming … Continue reading

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