The Capitol has been occupied by peaceful protestors 24/7 for a couple of weeks now. I know many people who have chosen to sleep over at the Capitol as part of the occupation effort. The Capitol has always been open to the public, and people routinely cut through the Capitol to get from one side of the Square to the other. But I've never seen it look like this before...
Last week, I found myself constantly checking the news on my Android phone to keep up with the latest developments with the revolution in Egypt. This week, I've found myself constantly checking the news on my Android phone to keep up with the latest developments here in Madison.
You know you live in the most lefty-radical part of Madison when you get a Super Bowl invitation that says "Come commiserate over the fallacy of community that is NFL Sports." It's worth a chuckle but I'm hardly miserable. I'm a Packer fan and I plan on cheering them on in tomorrow's Super Bowl.
It's easy to have the best intentions about keeping a blog updated. I was doing a pretty good job at it for a while (i.e. December). But then the new year hit like a whirlwind, and it was all that I could do to take a breath and get enough bearings about me to even figure out where I was.