Monthly Archives: August 2011

Garden

A friend gave Michael a hydrangea to plant as a living memorial to his father, Byron, who died on August 9. Michael picked out a spot for it and I spent some time last week expanding a garden around it. … Continue reading

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Heartbreaker

It is no secret amongst my friends that I am a huge Joey Logano fan. I think he’s got the right stuff to become a leading NASCAR driver in three or four years, after he’s settled down from the “Sliced … Continue reading

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Too Liberal?

Just to let you know how far right the Republican Party in Wisconsin has gotten in the last couple of years, take a look at this television ad being aired by the “Club for Growth” about Tommy Thompson, a four-term … Continue reading

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The Wedding

Congratulations to Fred and Kerry, who were married last night under the Big Top at the Circus World Museum in Baraboo, and to Joe and Emma, who now have, respectively, a new stepmother and stepfather. It isn’t often that you … Continue reading

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Junior Liberryian

Michael’s father died on election day, and Michael was in Texas for a week attending to the funeral and family matters. Michael’s absence meant that the “liberry”, as Michael and I call it, was really short staffed last week, because … Continue reading

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Dodging a bullet

I’ve been busy the last couple of weeks, to the point where I haven’t had time to get into the mindset for blogging. We had a recall election on Tuesday, August 9, which the Democratic candidate, Fred Clark, narrowly lost. … Continue reading

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