While our daughter is high-functioning, we have shared some of the anxieties Dr. Clouthier recounts: I held him close as he sobbed and screamed. The stewardess came by but did not force me to put him into a seat. She could have. Instead, she came over and asked what could be done. I said, nothing, [...]
Archive for July, 2008
More interesting history in this political season. 1912 Republican: Taft dominated the Republican Party machinery in many states, but a few state primaries gave the voters a chance to express themselves. The president and his former friend took to the hustings, and across the country in the spring of 1912 the campaign rhetoric escalated. Roosevelt [...]
Jott test. listen Powered by Jott UPDATE: Pretty cool technology that allows you to call a number (or even better download the app to your iPhone), and it will send you text messages or emails, etc. And, send messages to your blog! Just as I have done above — think about this for real-time reporting [...]
I’m with The Anchoress: I still like President Bush. And I don’t actually give a crap what anyone thinks about that. Don’t miss the photos.
The best summary of the John Edwards escapade: I also find it ironic (though hardly surprising) that the New York Times has yet to mention the Edwards/Hunter story. The contrast with its behavior vis-a-vis John McCain is obvious: in that case, the Times didn’t just report on a baseless rumor about McCain, it actually started [...]
If you do anything today, read this. A tender tease: Your observation that there is something good about giving yourself totally to your spouse struck a chord.
Now, those who read this blog know that I will not vote for Barack Obama, but I could not agree more with The Anchoress: In a two-year election season we see a lot of ugliness, and a lot of boundaries pushed, and the publishing of Barack Obama’s prayer at the Western Wall – the holiest [...]
An Admiral Nimitz story. Nimitz walked into his office at a few minutes past six and someone called “Ten Hut.” My dad described it as standing to rigid attention like he had never done so in his life. There standing before him was a living god — capable of sending him to count salmon in [...]
Follow the data: “Wasn’t it in July 1989 that the UN said we only had 10 years left to save the planet?” Guess we did it. Can we move on now?
Than 2007. This will be sure to be Monday’s top story, right?