September 29, 2007

This is the most disturbing photo I’ve seen in awhile: It is from Ko Htike’s blog – she is doing her best to communicate the horror and depredations that are currently taking place in Burma/Myanmar. The internet connections out of Burma have mostly been shut down, and communications out are getting increasingly difficult. I’m not…

September 28, 2007

High fructose corn syrup. I have been reading a number of articles lately that have linked rises in obesity and diabetes since the early 80s to the use of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS). Although I am not a scientist, I am a natural foods person, and although not everything I eat is 100% natural,…

September 25, 2007

It’s Tuesday! So many things have happened. The architect had his surgery, and although we spent approximately eleventy-hundred hours at the hospital on Friday (or 11, whatever), everything was just fine. The surgery went well, and the architect is suffering through the healing process as expected. I think it would be better if he sat…

September 21, 2007

Protest the War All the cool kids are doing it. What happened to the 2006 campaign promises about making sure things start to happen? Where’s the promised strong Democratic leadership? Think you can’t make a difference? You certainly can’t with that attitude. Even if all you do is a silent protest with a black armband…

September 20, 2007

‘Cause now I’m getting all serious. Sorry ’bout that. I am a member of AAUW – an organization dedicated to advancing equity for women and girls through education, advocacy and research. As a member, I subscribe to their action alerts. A lot of the time I get an alert, read it, feel pissed off and…

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