Monthly Archives: April 2011

Well, hell …

… at least I didn’t put the snow blower and the shovels away yet this so-called Spring.

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WTF?

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH… WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. * TIMING… MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY HEAVY SNOW AND SLEET FROM LATER TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. * SNOW … Continue reading

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Toy

I realize that it is a bit late for March Madness, and, thanks be to God yet again a year has passed without my running off to Madison and buying a Miata. But I did, to Michael’s amusement, buy a … Continue reading

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Riverfish

The Stewards celebrated Riverfest this morning, and, as usual, Jack and I were manning (“staffing” for those of you who are politically correct) the safety boat, ready to risk life and limb fishing unlucky kayakers out of the river. We … Continue reading

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Concealed Carry

Michael, Peter and I went to the Mexican restaurant in Reedsburg tonight for dinner, and took our post-nachos field trip at Ace Hardware, where Michael wanted to go so that he could buy galoshes. Peter and I wandered over to … Continue reading

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The rear end of the horse …

I have to admit I like watching Governor Walker make a horse’s ass of himself. Luckily, it happens often enough that I don’t have to entirely depend on Michele Bachmann, Donald Trump, Sarah Palin and the rest of the Republican … Continue reading

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Voting

I voted this morning about 10 am, just after the doctor was done poking at me. At the time I voted, the count was 116 for our township — very high for an April election. The high turnout is attributable … Continue reading

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Letters not sent …

Come April, it is as predictable as robins in the yard that the Reverend Arthur Christofersen, retired pastor of the local United Church of Christ, will write a religion commentary that is, somehow or other, supportive of gays and lesbians. … Continue reading

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Ties, Dogs, Trailers

I was out to the railroad this morning to await the wood we will use for ties — roughly 1,400 ties worth of tie-grade white oak. John and Bill picked up the ties in Muscoda, a small town along the … Continue reading

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Going viral?

I think that the best way to let the anti-gay forces in our country bring people over to “equal means equal” is to give them the widest possible exposure. This is Julaine Appling (CEO of Wisconsin Family Action) giving a … Continue reading

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