Monthly Archives: February 2006

A Profile in Courage

A single Republican voted against the proposed amendment to ban same-sex marriage, civil unions, domestic partnerships, and any “legal status identical or substantially similar to that of marriage for unmarried individuals“. The Republican was Representative Gregg Underheim (Republican – Oshkosh). … Continue reading

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Light and Drywall

I stopped in at the farm Wednesday while I was in Wisconsin. The drywalling is almost done. I got a lot better sense of the what the house will be like, now that solid walls are in place. The first … Continue reading

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Off to WisCOWsin

I’m off to Wisconsin for a couple of days. I’ll be checking in on the house — yes, I’ll bring back pictures, of course — and meeting with Nick Kelly to get the leaflet effort scheduled. Nick and I set … Continue reading

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Chasing Vermeer

I spent much of the day immersed in maps of Sauk County, Wisconsin, trying to figure out how to leaflet the smaller villages and towns in the county before the November election. BlockOut’s co-organizer in Sauk, Nick, and I are … Continue reading

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Waiting on Oh NO!

I’m waiting on the semifinals in the 1000 meter short track, so I thought I’d check Damien’s blog. It turns out he’s decided he was a puddy cat in his past life, or his computer did, anyway. Me? You Were … Continue reading

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I’m supposed to be cleaning the house …

… but instead, of course, I’m mucking around on the computer. Now here’s where I cover. I was, of course, reading Michael’s inspiring, profound and insightful blog. By the way, I do have an exclusive on a bridge in New … Continue reading

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Block Out

I got an e-mail out of the blue last night from David Schowengerdt at BlockOut Wisconsin, asking if I’d be willing to help organize Sauk County. So the question of how I’ll be working to help defeat Wisconsin’s anti-marriage amendment … Continue reading

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Finishing Up

I’ll be making a trip up to the house next week, primarily to drop off supplies. Helen, Peter and John, and I will be painting the interior of the house — woodwork and walls — during the last couple of … Continue reading

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God Protects Fools, Drunks …

My brother, Steve, sends articles, clippings and other things of interest to him to a small mail list consisting of three of his high school friends and me. I typically get one or two a week. Most of them are … Continue reading

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Whirling Holsteins, Gay Games

The whirling Holsteins made my night, I have to admit. But then, I am from WisCOWsin, where Holsteins are as ubiquitous as grass and cow-tipping is all in a night’s entertainment for nasty-assed teenage boys with nothing better to do. … Continue reading

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