Monthly Archives: May 2010

Memorial Day

Among the 58,178 who died in Vietnam … TERRY ALBRIGHT – Marine Corps – PFC – Age 21;DENNIS CALTON – Army – 1LT – 196th Light Infantry Brigade – Age 23;ANDREW CHICANTEK – Marine Corps – LCPL – Age 18;RAYMOND … Continue reading

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Could these guys do it any worse?

With the single exception of the deft way in which the administration is handling DADT, the Obama administration has turned out to be something of a car crash when it comes to handling gay and lesbian issues. The administration’s handling … Continue reading

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The Fawn

Michael and I saw a rare treat this afternoon. A doe was wandering around in back of the house, grazing, and suddenly her fawn jumped up out of the day lily patch, where it had been parked by its mother … Continue reading

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Oh, Wisconsin

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Very Old?

I’ve gotten to the point where I just laugh when another far-right anti-gay head case is caught with a rent boy, and the recent saga of George Rekers, co-founder of the Family Research Council and leading light at NARTH, is … Continue reading

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Bleeding Hearts

I don’t plant tulips or other Spring blubs, so the first flowers of Spring in my garden are usually the bleeding hearts. I wait for them, and then, for a week or two, enjoy seeing them every morning.

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Blown

I had a day of contrasts, moving equipment and materials around at the railroad to prepare for a large black oak to be taken down, then changing into my dress jeans and driving to Madison for a poo-bah meeting, and … Continue reading

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Freep RIP

The Chicago Free Press, a free weekly newspaper aimed at the gay and lesbian market in Chicago, is no more, according to news reports this morning. I don’t know why the paper went out of business after a long run … Continue reading

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Up a Tree

I had an interesting day, helping a friend remove eight or nine diseased trees. His “ground man” wasn’t available today, so he asked if I could help for a while. It was so interesting that I helped all day. My … Continue reading

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No Wake

The Narrows will, finally, become a “no wake” zone this summer. The Narrows has always been the most dangerous stretch of the river in the Dells. Historians believe that as many as a hundred raftsmen were drowned in the Narrows … Continue reading

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