Monthly Archives: July 2010

If you are going to go gay …

“The people have the right to keep and bear arms for security, defense, hunting, recreation or any other lawful purpose.” — Article I, Section 25, Wisconsin Constitution I stumbled into the legal quagmire of “open carry” the other day while … Continue reading

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Acrobat

Peter brought home a picture of himself at work the other night. He gets paid for this?

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So much for the front door …

An SUV crashed into the Delton fire station about 6:30 am Saturday morning, I learned in this morning’s paper, taking out the entire brick pillar between the two front bay doors and damaging both doors. The building was stabilized and … Continue reading

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Our people actually have jobs …

The National Organization for Marriage came to Madison today, yet another stop on its national tour to save marriage from gays and lesbians. As was the case in the cities on the NOM tour to date, the NOM “protect marriage” … Continue reading

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Got Pots?

Michael and I took a weekend trip to Mineral Point Saturday, staying overnight and returning Sunday. Mineral Point, located in the southwest part of the state about an hour and a half away, is one of the first-settled areas of … Continue reading

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Corn

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture reports that corn crops in the state are about 75% tasseled now, which is unusual. The norm is about 45%. It has been perfect corn weather — hot and wet. Good for corn, but for … Continue reading

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Turkeys

Michael and I have been seeing turkeys wandering around behind the house just about every morning recently. The turkeys usually come in a group of eight or so, including a Tom. Turkeys are wary and elusive. Benjamin Franklin thought that … Continue reading

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Choppers

I was at Gander Mountain chatting with Gil, one of the salesmen, while he was processing an order for me. During the course of the conversation, Gil mentioned that he had been with the 25th Infantry Division in Vietnam. Gil … Continue reading

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Not so Grand Cambrian …

Michael and I were in town this afternoon to pick up a bracelet he had repaired at Out of the Woods, and we decided to drive over to see what was going on at the Grand Cambrian. Most of the … Continue reading

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Blows me away …

I think this might turn out to be my favorite political ad of the year. Pam Gorman is running against a crowded field in Arizona’s 3rd Congressional District — LeAnn Hull, Steve Moak, Jim Waring, Sam Crump, Vernon Parker, Ed … Continue reading

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