Month: December 2010

A cardinal for Christmas

Cardinals. Quite possibly my favorite bird. I’ve never lived anyplace that didn’t have cardinals right outside the window. Their cheery song and bright color always bring to mind warm memories of home and family. When I moved to Colorado a… Read More ›

Me, Wayback then

Ever heard of the Wayback Machine? It’s an archive of old websites, a compilation of the Internet’s once-upon-a-times. I’ve heard it mentioned occasionally by the media as one of their sources. To be honest, I didn’t know much about the… Read More ›

Lame ducks are … lame

Back in November 2008, after the election, I wrote about the need for a 28th amendment to the Constitution. Said amendment would reduce the length of the lame-duck presidency to a week or less. Among my concerns were national security… Read More ›

R.I.P. Elizabeth Edwards

Grace personified. That’s how I’ll remember Elizabeth Edwards, who died today at the age of 61. Through a years-long battle with cancer and the very public collapse of her marriage, she carried on with admirable strength, dignity, and determination. Where… Read More ›