Prompt: A Small, Local Political Race Words: coordinated, support, farmhand, spray, serious, rail, lips, taxpayer, fool, middle Story “Better a farmhand than a meddler and a fool!” “Is that two people or three?” Cletus asked scratching his cowlick. Rhoda blinked. Was Cletus serious? She scanned the other small-town players and half seemed as shocked by […]
Prompt: Political Machinations Words: appointment, dangerous, cost, empire, kitten, mug, converter, essence, tennis, poke Story “The only way you could possibly lose this election is if you play tennis with kittens on camera.” “Wouldn’t that … oh, you mean as the balls, right.” Buck Ingram wasn’t always the sharpest crayon in the box, but he […]
This one comes to you via watching way too much House of Cards – which is such a fascinating show for being weird, twisty, amazing, depressing, and depressingly amazing. —- Prompt: Unsolved Mystery Words: murder, green, agreement, traditional, carpenter, snake, sugar, kidney, congress, jam Story: “What have you gotten me into, Sugar?” Dirk muttered under […]
I didn’t do a blog post yesterday (obviously). It wasn’t necessarily political (though I did wear red) I didn’t abstain from work – actually just the opposite. I was away from my desk for more than half my day for meetings. Yay? And then due to things happening from tonight through Saturday, there was major […]
“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” ― Edmund Burke I don’t talk much about politics or religion in public in general. However, things change. In the past I’ve let some labels apply to me. No longer, especially in charged time where the Bat Crap Crazy […]
Last week was a ranty week – most of you didn’t hear about (yet). I don’t want this coming up week to be that. Rant #1 – Just so you know, FRY’S ELECTRONICS (in Arlington) Service Department is super slow and incredibly unhelpful. It took us – with my MIL – OVER an HOUR and […]
I wrote this for LiveJournal. It’s a rare political post for me, and even though it’s public over there, I thought I’d share here, too. Yes, I’m glad today is Inauguration Day. I’m hoping this means we can all get back to relative normal. It’s going to sound harsh, but I’m looking forward to Obama […]
I LOVE Bob the Squirrel. And today’s sentiment is EXACTLY why I did Early Voting with 28,000+ other people in my county yesterday. I’m done. It’s over. Not talking about it. Don’t ask me. I don’t have to pay any attention to anyone about anything politics related for two more years now.