Monthly Archives: May 2012

Let There Be Peace

As Memorial Day 2012 winds down I do not think of the parades, barbecues, the biggest sales of the season, or even the unofficial start of summer.  I think of soldiers lost to war whose families will never celebrate any … Continue reading

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On Life’s Highway at 55

So yesterday I turned 55 years old and am now qualified for senior discounts virtually everywhere I go.  The idea of being a “senior” is sort of unreal to me.  I just know I am not that old, either physically … Continue reading

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The End is Near for Scott Walker

The end is near for Scott Walker and the beginning is here for Tom Barrett. Sometimes you just get a gut feeling about something and there isn’t necessarily anything to prove it–no data, statistics, science–nothing concrete, yet you know that it … Continue reading

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Some Notes on the Wisconsin Media’s Coverage of the Recalls

The Wisconsin media have failed the citizens over the last year.  Fortunately, a lot of citizen media have covered stories that the mainstream media chose to ignore.  Unfortunately, the alternative media don’t have the same reach or influence as the established papers, television stations, … Continue reading

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Forward!

With time winding down on Wisconsin’s historic recall election it is time to pause, to reflect for just a moment, and then to charge forward to finish the task at hand. We have come too far to falter now. We … Continue reading

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Reply to Scott Walker

(reposted on Kick Butt Liberals, 5/16/12; published by Monologues of Dissent, 5/16/12 & The Progressive website, 5/17/12) When I arrived at home today I was greeted by a letter in my mailbox from the Scott Walker campaign, looking for a … Continue reading

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Johnny

Last year we took in a 15 year old boy named Johnny for a couple months after the aunt he was living with decided to move out of state.  It allowed him to finish the school year without disruption.  At … Continue reading

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