So it’s not enough that obese people are the subject of jokes, ridicule, and assumptions about one’s competence and ability that really have nothing to do with weight. We are now considered “sinners” as well. Now I’ve heard everything.
Today is Administrative Professionals’ Day, a day in which secretaries, clerical workers and other office support staff are recognized and given special appreciation. The very title of this day makes it sound about as exciting as fanfold computer paper or office ceiling title. But believe it or not, I have an Administrative Professionals’ Day story that I would consider to be as heartwarming as any Christmas story or Jimmy Stewart movie.
I've put a big orange tag on my navigation bar so that you can get involved. Click it. Before the ISP's turn your computer into yet another idiot box.
I have a deep reverence for nature and our connectedness with it. I do not believe, nor have I ever believed that the city of Madison and all humankind is threatened by some invasive kudzu-like species, either alien or terrestrial in origin.
I figured that at the rate things were growing, I could see Madison within a few days being buried up to the height of the Capitol dome by some alien kudzu-like creature that was taking over and which would soon replace humans as the dominant life form on earth—really showing us big time that it’s not nice to fool with Mother Nature.
Madison Community Co-op, a network of eleven co-op houses here in Madison played host this past weekend to the Fellowship for Intentional Community, a resource and networking organization for the intentional communities movement. It marks the first time that a co-op house or network of co-op houses served as host for FIC’s semi-annual meeting, and in many ways represents a coming together of the housing co-op and intentional community movements.