Category Archives: Political stuff

Why I don’t like, you know, money…

Where do I start?When I was small, back in the just-post-WWII era, I used to be sent to the corner grocer’s on occasion to pick up some small item for my grandmother. My widowed mom and I lived with her … Continue reading

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Hash

In a cookbook – it might have been Irma Rombauer, but I’m not positive – I read a tidbit in an introductory blurb about the various forms of hash. It was a quote from an American housewife and cook, who … Continue reading

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Gardnerian? Eco-feminist? Scottish-Celtic? Asatru? What??

I saw a snippet just now on the BBC World News that Christine “Slow Hand” O’Donnell, recently elevated Tea Priestess to the Shrieking Anti-Kenyan Party, Delaware Chapter, may run into a li’l snag with her adoring constituency due to her … Continue reading

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A sort of challenge, I guess…

Recently I responded to a general call for ideas from a progressive Congressional reform citizen group that is, AFAIK, entirely or almost entirely internet based, as are so many effective efforts of that kind, hooray. (Of course, I’m only hooraying … Continue reading

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Whither US

I will not, cannot, comment on various presages of BADness to Come on the national scene, beyond occasionally noting them: – rightwing Senate incumbent in Alaska, Lisa Murkowski, is ousted in Rep. primary by more fascistoid challenger, Joe Miller, supported … Continue reading

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Simple thoughts

Musing on the BP oil spill… and on ecological problems in general… brings to mind a bit of footage I saw on the telly many, many yrs ago, must have been in the early 70s at the latest. It was … Continue reading

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Wot’s it all about

I don’t anticipate saying much in a political vein here, since so many others do it much better than I ever will (a few examples will show up in my blogroll – eventually). I’m an ol’-timey liberal who remembers coming … Continue reading

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