Archive for November, 2009

A Milestone

Just last night, I told Adorable Child that our lives would be approaching “normal” again when she saw me processing a big series of shots… and wouldn’t you know it, but this morning brought fog. I had to – had to – go for it. Okay… so it’s not a big series.  I probably only [...]

Read to Me…

I can’t even remember anymore who gave me this little fairy. She’s been out there under the hibiscus, though, for years now… and she never fails to remind me of how much I love to read. And I read a lot.  As much as possible, in fact — books and stories from every possible genre [...]

Tasering the Kids

Wow.  From Ozark, Arkansas: According to a police report, the officer was called to the home by the mother and witnessed the child kicking and screaming. The officer’s statement said the girl’s mother, Kelly Hamlert, told him to use a Taser on her if he needed to.The officer did shock the girl after he said [...]

Nidal Hasan: Religious Terrorist

When somebody commits violence (in this case, mass murder) in the name of their religion, the word for it is terrorism. Specifically, religious terrorism. Why is it so hard to call it what it is for some folks?

Hovering on the Edge of Freedom

Freedom from pain, that is. I am just a hair’s breath away.  Just came back from my second 1/2 mile stroll of the day, and there was nary a twinge, and I didn’t need to lean on Dear Husband at all. Not quite pain free yet…. but very, very close!