Monthly Archives: February 2010

Spring

Michael and I went to Madison today to buy him a new computer; his old one has reached that cranky stage where it is showing signs of impending death. We found a good buy on a basic computer at Best … Continue reading

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Descent

Rich has been after me for months to join him on a visit to the House on the Rock, and today I took the plunge. We drove down through western Sauk County to Spring Green, from Spring Green past Taliesin, … Continue reading

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Olympics

I don’t pay much attention to sports, usually, but I’ve been wrapped up in the Olympics for the last couple of weeks, watching the various events most evenings. May hands-down favorite sport in the Winter Olympics is short track speed … Continue reading

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Hallelujah

I was idly watching the magic technology of the Olympics opening ceremony last night when I got my socks blown off. I suspect that KD Lang’s rendition of Hallelujah at the opening ceremony is the definitive performance of the song. … Continue reading

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How do you, anyway?

Dick, the other Snow Dog at the railroad, e-mailed: “Question of the day: Where does the white go when the snow melts?“ No clue. I’m still working on “How do you hold a moonbeam in your hand?“

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Blow, Plow, Plop

I spent much of the day dealing with snow. We had six or seven inches yesterday and last night, compounded by blowing and drifting, and today was the day to clean it up. I got up early and got our … Continue reading

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Where’s the Bark?

Last July, Julaine Appling, Jared Hiller and Lee Webster, members of the Wisconsin Family Action board of directors filed a lawsuit with the Wisconsin Supreme Court seeking to have the Court rule that Wisconsin’s Domestic Partnership law violated the state’s … Continue reading

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A picture …

… is worth a thousand six words.

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Snowzilla

Michael and I thought that dubbing the storm that hit Washington as “Snowmageddon” was funny, and we started coming up with our own tags while we were driving to and from a Baraboo fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity. Michael’s and … Continue reading

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Not much …

Michael and I spent a relaxed weekend, doing nothing much … I spent Saturday morning with the Sauk Dems, helping out with this year’s strategic planning. I was on the local party’s Executive Committee for four years, serving as First … Continue reading

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