Charity on November 27th, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving, to one and all. We will be out of town visiting my husband’s family, well, my family, so I will not be posting for the rest of this week. I hope you have a happy and safe holiday weekend.

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Charity on November 25th, 2008

From a press release out of Rep. Peter Welch’s (D-VT) office, via Green Mountain Daily (VT’s liberal group blog, see VT blogroll): In order to stimulate the economy and meet pressing infrastructure needs, the Vermont congressional delegation is seeking to waive the state and local match requirement for all federally-funded highway, transit and rail projects […]

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Charity on November 21st, 2008

Or maybe not so much. Embedded video from CNN Video This is why I am always a day or three behind on posting things that spread like wildfire on the internet. I happen to strongly dislike making an ass of myself with incorrect information, so I don’t. The story, if you can’t watch video: Liberal […]

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Charity on November 21st, 2008

I can’t bring myself to blog about politics today. I am sick, yet again. I sure hope this is not an indication of how the entire winter will be. This is my sixth cold in two months, the second major one. Ugh! Yesterday, a few of the blogs I read were talking about the site […]

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Charity on November 20th, 2008

No, I am not going to beat this issue to death. Personally, this issue annoys me, but that is another discussion altogether. I was reading a very thoughtful piece on Pajamas Media entitled, Christians and Gays Behaving Badly, by Elizabeth Scalia. I had never heard of her, so I read the tagline and learned that […]

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Charity on November 19th, 2008

One thing that I find especially irritating about political debate is the games people try to play with language. The latest offender: gay marriage is a civil rights struggle. Let’s get one thing clear, it‘s not. There is no one being denied the right to marry. The problem is that some people do not like […]

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Charity on November 18th, 2008

My 10-year-son bought a new Nerf gun yesterday. He has been running through the house shooting it, which got old after about 5 minutes. After an hour or so of this madness, I told him that if I saw his gun outside of his room again, I was going to confiscate it for the next […]

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Charity on November 18th, 2008

Now that it has been two weeks since the election, I suppose I should post some sort of post-election reflections on the Republican Party. It’s been an interesting two weeks. I have gotten all of my political commentary from either very right-wing or very left-wing blogs, and have not read any mainstream opinion. It is […]

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Charity on November 14th, 2008

This was posted on the Front Porch Forum (emphasis mine): BURLINGTON SCHOOLS SEEKING PEER MODELS FOR PRESCHOOL By Jeanne Collins, Superintendent of Schools – Burlington School District, Colchester Ave Wed, 12 November 2008 The Burlington School District Essential early Education Preschool is looking for 3 & 4 year olds with good play, communication and behavior […]

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Charity on November 12th, 2008

I have nothing to blog about today. Well, that’s not quite true, but since I am not going to say anything about what I think the Obama Administration and the Democratic Congress will do come January, I have a two month down period of sorts. I want to use this time to do some more […]

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