Just two more weeks

In two weeks the circus that always surrounds elections will be over. The endless attack ads on television will disappear, the sea of campaign signs that litter the landscape will fade from memory and the harsh, angry rhetoric of campaigns will be replaced by harsh, angry rhetoric of a government that stopped functioning long ago. […]

Deja vu all over again

In a pattern that seems an endless repeat of last Spring’s drenching drama, we’ve fallen into a familiar routine: Hot days spawn daily cycles of thunderstorms with drenching downpours. And my driveway washes out and disappears somewhere into Franklin County. Another Spring ritual: Enduring some right-wing fruitcake with their head jammed up Sarah Palin’s ass […]