Monthly Archives: January 2010

Snaps

We are having a cold snap lately; last night it was -10 F. It looks like the cold snap will be a snap rather than a slog, though, because it is supposed to start warming up again tomorrow, if you … Continue reading

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Glad Tidings

This morning’s Wisconsin Dells Events heralds the advent of a Dunkin’ Donuts in the area. The new freestanding store will be located at Travel Mart on the south end of the Village of Lake Delton, near the Highway 12 intersection … Continue reading

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Moral Cowardice

I opened my e-mail this morning and found a note from a friend: “You may have seen this … I’m forwarding because I found it surprisingly moving.” The e-mail pointed me to a collection of ten photographs by Jeff Sheng. … Continue reading

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Fear and Lies

Today’s evidence in Perry v Schwarzenegger laid bare the fact that the National Organization of Marriage, the hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church in California, the leadership of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and the Family … Continue reading

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Flakeout

The Flake Out Festival was something of a bust this year. It rained on and off all weekend, which wasn’t exactly conducive to standing around watching artists create large snow sculptures. Michael and I went over yesterday, mainly to see … Continue reading

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January 25, 1989

7,671 days since, each a gift.

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Good, Better, Best

My cold is headed for the hills, and I’ve got some energy today. I guess that’s good. Yesterday, I laid around reading and napping. Today, Michael and I cleaned and organized. It all started when I noticed that the stove … Continue reading

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Cold, plural

Today is one of those days that is cold, not so much in terms of temperature — it is in the mid-30’s — but bone-numbing cold because it is so damp. I’m staying in today because of another sense of … Continue reading

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Honesty

The proponents of Proposition 8 abruptly removed two Canadian professors from the list of witnesses that they plan to call next week. The two witnesses are Katherine Young and Paul Nathanson of McGill University in Montreal. Young and Nathanson presented … Continue reading

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How to Lie with Statistics

During the 2006 fight over Wisconsin’s anti-marriage amendment, Julaine Appling and Lee Webster were something of a tag team, traveling throughout the state to participate in forums on the amendment. Throughout their travels, the Julaine and Lee show focused on … Continue reading

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