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Sun Dec 22, 2013 at 08:03 AM PST

Coming to Town

by stationakl

He sees you when you're sleeping,
He knows when you're awake,
He knows if you've been bad or good,


OH you better watch out!


Thu Sep 11, 2008 at 09:25 AM PDT

up the stairs into the fire

by stationakl

I used to work in the World Trade Center.  55th floor, and I could see the lights at Yankee stadium on a clear night.  By 1990 I had moved on, and on Sepember 11, 2001 I lived in Naperville with my wife and 3 daughters.  

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Sun Sep 24, 2006 at 07:52 PM PDT

debate in PA 8

by stationakl

I attended the debate between incumbent Fitzpatrick and Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy in Doylestown today, and am I psyched.  My daughter had spent the day canvasing for Murphy in a Republican town in the district, and had ended up with her co-workers at the debate.  Their script was to identify themselves, ask if the person had heard of Murphy (too many still have not) and tell them that he is an Iraqi War Vet with a plan to get out troops home. They told me they had a fantastic response, with many self described Republicans taking literature and promising support.
 The Debate hall was overflowing, so they didn't get in, but kept circling the building with signs that said "Honk if you support Murphy".  They got lots of response.
The debate was interesting, as I had not heard Murphy before, and did not expect him to be an accomplished speaker.  However, his answers, which relied heavily on his military background and personal experience in Iraq, were great.  
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