Category Archives: What the heck?

Out of the frying pan …

So we just received this message from the local emergency warning relay. “A Red Flag Warning for Critical Fire Weather Conditions, remains in effect until 8:00 PM this evening. Strong winds, low humidity and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme … Continue reading

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The Roman Polanski Non-sense

I haven’t blogged on these events till now because it seemed to me that so many had lost their heads for some unaccountable reason that they were bound to come to and renounce their support for Roman Polanski. Looks like … Continue reading

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On rape culture

At Shapely Prose there is an article, Schrödinger’s Rapist: or a guy’s guide to approaching strange women without being maced, written by guest blogger Starling, that has much that is right on the money and should be read far and … Continue reading

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Someone states the obvious …

… but will anyone listen? Sexual assault prevention tips guaranteed to work! Maybe this should be posted in their bathrooms? Current temperature: here 82F/28C, there 17C/63F

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US Healthcare debate …

… where in I run for the hills, metaphorically speaking. There are times when I wonder if certain US citizens think that it’s okay for them to lie, and cheat, and steal, because they think that they are God’s chosen … Continue reading

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Deja Vu for the millionth time, Oz style

So an Oz male blogger by the name of Possum Comitatus asks the perennial question, “Where are all the wimmez?” on the political blog Pollytics. Not a very original question you’ve got to admit and, um, a little baffling from … Continue reading

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People as Art

So the current “sculpture” being exhibited on the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square is by Antony Gormley of Angel of the North fame. 2400 people will each get to spend an hour on top of the plinth doing, basically, whatever … Continue reading

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Please don’t stay in touch

This brought a smile to the lips this morning. I recently discovered Lily Allen and her cd, It’s Not Me, It’s You, via our radio show on KUMM and this little ditty just makes me love her more. Be prepared … Continue reading

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Steger Moosehide Mukluks

I like to wear shoes because, well, going bare foot in the modern world doesn’t really work, however I always have a terrible time finding anything to buy as: 1) I like to be comfortable and women’s shoes these days … Continue reading

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Hilary Clinton tells it like it is

This warms the cockles of one’s heart. Also what’s with referring to her as ‘gentleman’? Secretary Clinton seems more appropriately respectful.

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