Monthly Archives: December 2003

“To Serve and Protect?” Save me from my police. (or, way to go Saskatoon PD) Not only do they drop off an Aboriginal teenager in the freezing cold to freeze to death, but now this: Twelve people falsely accused of ritualistically abusing foster children Except: SASKATOON – Twelve people who were falsely accused of ritualistically […]

New Year’s. So I don’t have any “real” plans for New Years this year, besides my annual standing date with Dick Clark. My little sister and her hubby are out in NYC, I’ll watch tomorrow night to see if I see her. Come to think of it, I’ve never really done any big New Years […]

From this week’s Harper’s Review: Mad cow disease was discovered in the United States for the first time, in a Holstein cow that was too sick to walk but was nonetheless slaughtered and sold for meat. The mad Holstein’s brain and spinal column were sent to a rendering plant somewhere, possibly to be turned into […]

The 10 Dumbest Quotes of 2003: #10: “I think that gay marriage should be between a man and a woman.” —Arnold Schwarzenegger, during the California recall campaign #9: When U.S. interrogators asked Saddam Hussein how he was, he responded: “I am sad because my people are in bondage.” When offered a glass of water, he […]

Kitty WWF Headed back to Savannah later this morning.

My parents’ backyard Come with me and visit New Hope, Virginia (or at least pictures of it, anyway).

Usually I avoid discussing “the news” here, mainly due to how upsetting and the skewed coverage of some of the stories are. But there’s been some stories recently that just can’t be avoided. First of all, there’s the latest earthquake in Iran. They’re estimating anywhere from 20,000 to 40,000 people dead. Unbelievable. It’s hard for […]