Things that happened … or didn’t: to me, to you, to someone, to no-one. Probably also listed in another section as well.
Just things that have, should, could, or may happen.
- Republicans Push Legislation to Lower Border Patrol Hiring Standards May 27, 2017
HR 2213, which would allow Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to waive the polygraph test for certain new hires, a Senate committee holds a hearing on their version of the bill – the Boots on the Border Act authored by Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ)
The budget proposed by the white house
on Tuesday includes $2.6 billion ...
- “Those who cannot remember the past” March 16, 2016
“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” george santayana
Are we “condemned to repeat” 1912 in 2016?
The following is excerpted from:
History Now: American History Online THEODORE ROOSEVELT AND THE PROGRESSIVE ERA The Spectacles of 1912 by Patricia O’Toole
The presidential election year of 1912 began with one unprecedented spectacle, ended with another. Theodore Roosevelt stunned the country ...
- Multiple Scroll Bars October 21, 2015
Thanks to Kendall the multiple scroll bars are now gone.
- Dreams 2 August 25, 2014
I remember my father used to sleep a lot when he was my age … when I was growing up my father always seemed to me to be the age I am now.
- Dreams August 25, 2014
In dreams, at least in mine, almost
anything is possible. Fear, urgency, exhaustion, hunger, eating, running, driving, walking, on and on.
- The pursuit of happiness August 23, 2014
The “pursuit of happiness”, an unalienable right of every person, is like a race … the kind you see at the dog race track.
- Hacked April 2, 2012
My websites all got hacked. This is now day 3 of cleaning up and recovering. One site (Saintly Sins) is still down. The nerds at DreamHost.com responded very fast. I sent them an email Saturday night … had a response Sunday morning. They had scanned and repaired all that they could, gave me a list ...
- Food Memories January 1, 2011
We watched Julie and Julia the other night. (Weren’t going too. We were just going to see what it was about. Three hours later we had watched the whole thing. It was ok.
Anyway, set me to thinking about food. My first memory of food is from when I was about 5 years old and my ...
- Super Bowl Saints February 7, 2010
Well beyond everyones expectations (except for the folks in New Orleans) the Saints have won and the Colts will have to sneak out of Miami in the middle of the night with their tails between their legs just as they did from Baltimore all those years ago. When I lived in Maryland the Colts were ...
- Political Catch Up June 4, 2008
Liz and I were both delegates to The Clark County convention which was a disaster. About 4 times as many people showed up for the convention as expected and the convention had to be reconvened weeks later to complete the voting.
Again, both Liz and I were selected as delegates to the Nevada State convention which met in Reno. ...
- Nevada Caucuses January 21, 2008
The Nevada Caucuses took place Saturday and Liz and I attended our precinct Democratic caucus at the local school. We had 117 show up. Only 3 candidates received support and (unfortunately) Edwards only had 15 supporters. The viability cut off was 18 and we were unable to convince anyone to join us
so we had to redistribute ourselves. ...
- Democrats Win December 1, 2006
We just got back a week ago from a visit to Toronto, We were there during Thanksgiving and attended Thanksgiving dinner with the Democrats Abroad chapter in Toronto.Dinner was held at the George Brown College Ontario Hostelry Institute School of Hospitality.The students at the institute did all the work and provided a traditional Thanksgiving meal and were given ...
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