Yearly Archives: 2010

Read this book, THEN tell me what you think of the GZM

The controversy about what the Associated Press now refrains from calling the “Ground Zero Mosque” (oh, how PC!) does not seem to be going away. Many folks have it all wrong. Many others have it right, but for the wrong reason. Of course everyone …

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Going down the tubes…

I have today for you a perfect example of the wretched state our health and safety have come to when we grow to DEPEND on governmental regulation to defend us from all risks and hazards. Thanks to @EllenRichter on Twitter for sharing this article …

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Oops!

I have never been able to resist the tee-hee of a really bad howler in journalism. One of the very best I recall came from the cellulose (this was well before newspaper Web sites) of my hometown daily fishwrap. It was a sports story, I have long f…

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Required reading in a season of sense v. nonsense

One big blessing of summer for me, though I immensely enjoy my academic year gig as an adjunct clinical instructor, is having weekends off from May to September. This summer, thanks in large part to my conversion to e-reader status, I’m taking adv…

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Move along… nothing to refudiate here!

I’m a bit amused at the kerfuffle in the dinosaur media today. It has to do with one or more tweets from their favorite whipping girl, Sarah Palin. Seems she made up a word. Good for her! Although, I’d bet a moose and a pair of mukluks she was not…

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Reunion Time

Later today I’ll be attending 35-year high school class reunion. So glad we are having one this year. I don’t think we have had one in quite some time. Looking forward to renewing old friendships — even though the Internet and social networking h…

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Kenny’s 80th birthday

Our friend Laurie’s stepfather.

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Waterproofing project underway….

and a real pain in the butt for the moment. Well, as they say, short term pain for long term gain. They started Thursday, and apparently their saw broke and they had to get it fixed (I was at training in Toledo so missed out on that). Evidently qu…

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Catching my breath

I am sure both of my blog subscribers have been waiting with bated* breath for my next post. Sorry to keep you waiting, but I have been just a bit busy. * Pet peeve of mine — improper usage of the word “bait” instead of “bate” in the familiar phr…

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Epic Album

Here is a load of snapshots taken this past week (April 21-22) in various buildings of the Epic Intergalactic Headquarters in Verona, Wisconsin. Yes, they do software. They are the vendor CHP chose for its new electronic health record system. The …

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