Our primary election is next Tuesday, April 3, and we will also be voting on some judges and school board members. I happened to be walking by the Sheraton here in Madison when I came across this... While the 2008 primary election here in Wisconsin garnered not only national but international attention per my blog … Continue reading they’re heeeere…but not many are paying attention to the primary election
Soundtrack in my head: School of Fish, "3 Strange Days" This picture reflects what Madison WI usually looks like during the first or second week of May. It looks like fun and games. The lawns are green and ready to be mowed, and the tree buds are turning into real leaves. But with the last … Continue reading correction: it’s NOT all fun and games before the polar ice caps melt
Soundtrack in my head: Fuzzbox: Love Is The Slug Robman94 [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)] You know you're getting old when the bands that you listened to in college start going on reunion tours. I chronicled the 2010 comeback of The Primitives in a previous post. I didn't know until later that a more obscure group … Continue reading Fuzzbox: another band from my generation goes on a reunion tour
Soundtrack in my head: Tommy Roe, "Dizzy" Years ago I read a short story by Robert Heinlein called "The Year of the Jackpot." It was written in 1952 and the story takes place in 1962. It is about a statistician who makes notes of trends and plots them on a graph, which he refers to … Continue reading is this now silly season?
Early this morning marked Daylight Savings time. With daylight going an hour later on our clocks, you could see more children playing outside, more people walking through the neighborhood and more bicyclists out on the street. It was a sunny day, with the temperature reaching 64 degrees. In the morning I walked outside with a … Continue reading it’s all fun until the polar icecaps melt
So, regarding this phenomenon of a group of strangers reaching out and hugging each other and holding hands and having what was basically a G-rated love fest. What was that all about? It's worth noting that we were all young adults, and we were at a conference where we got ourselves all excited about changing … Continue reading the way things are meant to be? part 2 (reaching out for something)