I happened to be walking by the Sheraton here in Madison when I came across this... Our primary is next Tuesday, April 3, and we will also be voting on some judges and school board members. While the 2008 primary election here in Wisconsin garnered not only national but international attention per my blog post … Continue reading they’re heeeere…but not many are paying attention
This picture reflects what Madison WI usually looks like during the first or second week of May. The lawns are green and ready to be mowed, and the tree buds are turning into real leaves. But with the last two weeks of temperatures in the 60's, 70's and even 80's, this is actually a picture … Continue reading correction: it’s NOT all fun and games before the polar ice caps melt
You know you're getting old when the bands that you listened to in college start going on reunion tours. For those of you who didn't follow my previous blog, one hobby I have is DJ'ing. A collective group of DJ's and volunteers organize a dance event that serves as an alternative to … Continue reading another band from my generation goes on a reunion tour
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. He has been making notes of strange things occurring and keeps … 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 out side with … Continue reading it’s all fun until the polar icecaps melt
So, regarding this phenomenon of a group of strangers 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 the world. Even … Continue reading the way things are meant to be? part 2 (reaching out for something)