Monthly Archives: November 2012

Mitt, Eat the Turkey

After a gracious and graceful concession speech on the night of the election, Governor Romney is, in recent days, morphing himself into John McCain, a bitter, angry old man who simply cannot let it go and move on. I’m no … Continue reading

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1860 Redux

I think that the secessionist petitions are a load, but I checked out the White House site where the petitions are being signed the other day. I couldn’t help but notice that among the top contenders for secession were Alabama, … Continue reading

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Wheeeee!

Michael and I got connected to Reedsburg Utility’s fiber optic network today. Our internet connection speed jumped from 130 kbps upload and 784 kbps download to 5 mbps upload and 10 mbps download. In other words, 40x faster upload and … Continue reading

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Winter

I spent the day getting ready for winter. At the railroad, I started up the Bobcat, moved pallets of ties into winter storage locations, covered up the coal pile, took the snow bucket over to the coal area, where we … Continue reading

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Finally, Quiet

The 2012 election cycle is, at long last, over. President Obama has been reelected, my Representative in Congress, Tammy Baldwin, is now my Senator-Elect, Mark Pocan, the architect of Wisconsin’s Domestic Partnership Act, will be my new Congressman, and Fred … Continue reading

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