guns

On Sunday, we went to the Shriners’ gun raffle in Altoona with my parents. It was a fun afternoon even though we didn’t win any guns (my dad won a door prize of a trail camera, though). For obvious reasons, guns have been in the news a lot lately. I …

did you vote today?

If not, what’s your excuse? I’m out of town and I even managed it–but just barely. As previously mentioned, I didn’t know about this trip until two weeks before I had to make it. I was reading the newspaper one day that week and saw an article about the election, …

gin!

Rumsfeld quits. Democrats take control of the house. Democrats take control of the senate. And, to top things off, I was pretty pleased to see how our local elections panned out. Maybe this democracy thing works after all.

silly republicans

I might be a lot of things, but Republican isn’t one of them. So, I’m not quite sure how I got on the Republican National Committee’s mailing list. In the past week, I’ve received two surveys from them. These surveys seem to be a thinly veiled attempt at fundraising. They …