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Nine months ago, the one true love of my life, my Barbara, passed away. The pain is only slightly less intense than it was in the first weeks. I was so busy then. There were two memorial services to ...
by wyldraven
Comment Count 73 comments on Tue Mar 08, 2011 at 08:30 AM PST with 59 Recommends
On the eighth of June, I will mark the one year anniversary of Barbara's death. I still don't know exactly how I will do so. Anecdotal evidence indicates that most spouses who survive the first year ...
by wyldraven
Comment Count 178 comments on Mon Jun 06, 2011 at 05:05 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
I always find ways to weave politics into my personal life, and today it happened again. I started reading some of President Obama's books, and I got to the part about his father. The President is ...
by sujigu
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Dec 20, 2012 at 07:23 PM PST with 25 Recommends
I'm faced with downsizing in the very near future. The belongings I must trim were mostly those of my recently deceased wife Barbara, many of which she inherited from her parents. I no longer can ...
by wyldraven
Comment Count 37 comments on Sun Mar 06, 2011 at 10:41 AM PST with 17 Recommends
by kgerber
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Feb 17, 2006 at 07:42 AM PST with 11 Recommends
Ever since 9/11/2001, it seems to me that nearly every action involving our foreign relations comes down to something regarding that tragic day. No action done in the middle east is about terrorism, ...
by Glasnost
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Jan 31, 2009 at 11:51 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Should auld acquaintance be forgot? And really, never brought to mind? What the hell? Of course, not! Anyone want to help me dissect this little tune for fun? Happy New Year Everyone!
by Steven Payne
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Dec 31, 2010 at 11:03 PM PST with 4 Recommends
It was Will Rogers who said that. He said it to Al Smith in 1929. Think yesterday was bad, Al Smith lost his home state of New York, a state he was governor. Who'd he lose to? Herbert Hoover and it ...
by Bendygirl
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Nov 06, 2014 at 07:25 PM PST with 3 Recommends
I say first day back because after what happened on Friday, I never think any school day will ever be the same. I thought I would offer some reflections on today down below the fold. This was ...
by restondem
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 01:23 PM PST with 3 Recommends
J ohn Dean appeared on Countdown this week. You know John? He writes stirring muckraker books for us now, but way back before you were born he was a major player for the dark side.
by Timus
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Jan 29, 2009 at 10:00 AM PST with 2 Recommends
It appears (as of 1 PM PDT) that this may finally be over, given today's likely primary results and the expected number of SDs who will endorse Obama immediately upon polls closing today... ...
by dagnome
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jun 03, 2008 at 01:37 PM PDT with 1 Recommend