Friday, July 30, 2010
It wasn't actually a meeting. I was one of about a thousand in the
audience. I did have VIP seating however. Biden claimed to be quoting
Fritz Hollings when he referred to "a blinking mess." Making a joke
over NOT swearing. He really did a wonderful job. He praised Graham
and Hollings and the state of SC and the University. He spoke casually
but was clearly very prepared. Quotes from Irish poets. Anyway it was
pic: BRENDA - in one of the many places she does magic. Thanks for the venison and pasta, a great recipe. She is starting a new job soon. Good luck in this endeavor.
Thursday, July 29, 2010
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Hayward, who will remain on the board until Nov. 30, will also be entitled to draw an annual pension of 600,000 pounds ($900,000) from a pension pot valued at around 11 million pounds."
Monday, July 26, 2010
The term comes from a stanza in a poem: Ye Highlands and ye Lowlands, | Oh, where hae ye been? | They hae slain the Earl O' Moray, | And Lady Mondegreen. In fact, the last line is And laid him on the green. Clearly, we needed a word for this phenomenon and, English being what it is, the term "mondegreen" entered the language.
Friday, July 23, 2010
Before he could serve even one year, President Obama lost the support of the easily distracted left and engendered the white hot rage of the hate-filled right. But some of us, from all walks of life and ideological backgrounds - including this white, straight, 57-year-old, former religious right wing agitator, now progressive writer and (given my background as the son of a famous evangelical leader) this unlikely Obama supporter… are sticking with our President. Why… because he is succeeding?
We, the faithful Obama supporters, still trust our initial impression of him as a great, good, and uniquely qualified man to lead us.
Thursday, July 22, 2010
As for Shirley Sherrod, she has turned out to be a lady of so much more class, so much more intelligence, so much more quality of thought, than her detractors have proven to be, that we should elevate her to the status of folk hero.
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Monday, July 19, 2010
After drawing 1-1 with Sweden earlier in the week, the No.-1 ranked U.S. put on an impressive display against the fourth-ranked team in the world as Megan Rapinoe ignited the scoring when she finished off a rebound in the 33rd minute and Abby Wambach scored career goals No. 108 and 109 with her head.
FINAL SCORE 3-0
Sunday, July 18, 2010
Saturday, July 17, 2010
Friday, July 16, 2010
Thursday, July 15, 2010
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Monday, July 12, 2010
Sunday, July 11, 2010
Friday, July 9, 2010
Wednesday, July 7, 2010
1. During the last winter we often heard people say things like, "Four more inches of snow. And they say there's 'global warming.' How can that be when it's so cold?"