Monthly Archives: February 2012

That came in handy.

For some reason, I am very fond of the competition show Top Shot on the History Channel. Shooting stuff up in interesting ways just looks so fun.  Not quite as much as blowing things up a la Mythbusters, but serious … Continue reading

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Litigation waiting to happen?

Personhood from conception has been shelved in Virginia.  Just as well. It is still alive and kicking in Oklahoma, though.  And this morning, completely unbidden (much like an earworm), the following scenario presented itself: A man has two daughters, A … Continue reading

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Way too much caffeine. Definitely.

Wired, alert, anxious.  Rereading every word I have written over the past three weeks, worried about being misunderstood — what have I not said that I should have said, or said that I should not have?  Do I represent myself … Continue reading

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Guilt v. Responsiblity

A man in Alaska has filed suit alleging that the Fourteenth Amendment does not carry with it the right to hold public office. This particular frivolous lawsuit not only infuriates me, but concerns me.  Not that there is a bigot … Continue reading

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Movie men

I love movies.  I don’t get to see as many as I want, or as many as I used to.  Seeing movies on Netflix just isn’t the same; and as for watching on my smartphone — no. I watch the … Continue reading

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Existence.

I am a large woman.  I am a very large woman. I have been so for a much of my life.* One of my experiences has been a feeling that I am somehow nonexistent.  It is a hard thing to … Continue reading

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Movies I need to see…

After watching the Oscars, I need to see… The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (both versions)PinaUndefeatedPurgatoryRangoBeginnersWar HorseThe Iron LadyThe DescendantsPlus the live-action and documentary shorts (I saw the animated shorts last week) I have seen two of the performances that … Continue reading

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