So we all took a break from the blog to celebrate Thanksgiving (or basically wander off and do Other Stuff), and now we’re back. While we were apart, a recount in Wisconsin was started, and the Clinton campaign will participate.. Fidel Castro died. So did Mrs. Brady. And Det. Harris (and thanks, Leftover, for the reminder). …
Tag Archives: Iowa
Two cars, 11 people, 2,925 miles. And we’re still talking.
When my son suggested we all take a road trip out to Iowa to attend my niece’s wedding, I thought he was crazy. He has seven kids. I like my quiet. Not everyone likes long car rides and I don’t like to be in close quarters with people who don’t. But flying all of us …
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And — just like that — he’s 32
This little sandy-haired guy — father of seven, recent law school graduate, hard-headed son of a…oh, wait. Never mind that last part — is turning 32 today. He was a much-loved and much-wanted baby who taught me everything I needed to know about unconditional love. This photo was taken on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, at his …
A militia of toddlers
(Leftover keeps sending these great subject lines and links, and I steal ’em all): On Tuesday, the Iowa House of Representatives passed a bill this week that would allow children of all ages to have guns. Under parental supervision, of course. Said state Rep. Kirsten Running-Marquardt, who opposes the bill: “…allows for one-year-olds, two-year-olds, three-year-olds, four-year-olds …
This? Is brilliant. The Iowa caucus, explained by Legos.
Iowa Rep. Steve King speaks post-Charleston
And the asshat says — predictably — MORE GUNS! I’d say we should pray for him, but honestly, life’s awfully short and he may be past saving.
Yes, Mr. Ryan. She’s from Iowa.
Read this open letter to the presumed Republican vice presidential candidate.