Monthly Archives: April 2011

White Rabbits

April 30, 2011 The spate of tornadoes that swept across the southern United States a couple of days ago brought back some memories as I watched the news reports.  I grew up in Tornado Alley.  Everyone who grew up in … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Tomatoes

April 23, 2011 Perhaps I can blame Pam Turner’s articles on tomatoes the last two Sundays, over at her End of Empire News blog, (http://endofempirenews.blogspot.com/2011/04/sunday-gardening-news-tomatoes-april-10.html,  http://endofempirenews.blogspot.com/2011/04/sunday-gardening-news-tomatoes-pt-2.html) but I’ve dreamed of tomatoes for the last week.  The tomatoes of my dreams … Continue reading

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“Even the Way the Clouds Move Isn’t Right”

April 16, 2011 While Congress and the President wrestle over 2012’s budget for the next month or so, playing their games of double-double-dare-you and using our lives as the chips, I thought it appropriate to write about catastrophe this week. … Continue reading

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Look, Pa; We Made Pee-pee

April 9, 2011 Shortly before 11 p.m. last night, John Boehner and Harry Reid came to a last minute agreement on a deal to not shut down the government – for now, anyway.  http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/reid-says-impasse-based-on-abortion-funding-boehner-denies-it/2011/04/08/AFO40U1C_story.html?hpid=z1 A little later, Mr. Boehner proclaimed, … Continue reading

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Gone Gardening

April 2, 2011 I want to worry about whether Tokyo Electric succeeds in halting the radiation leak from their cracked reactor by pouring concrete into the pit underneath it.  I really do.  I long to linger over the possibility that … Continue reading

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