Monthly Archives: October 2011

George Bailey For President

Halloween is officially over and the next big holiday is Thanksgiving, followed by Christmas.  But in our house, Christmas season has already begun and our family can’t get enough of it.  We have just put all the leftover Mounds and … Continue reading

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Halloween Guide For Dieting Parents

Any time a large amount of candy changes hands, and borderline-overweight parents are in charge, the potential for disaster is high.  Treat Halloween like you would a third or fourth cruise, when you know how much girth-expansion is coming.  How … Continue reading

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Where Is The Urgency?

Right about the date of Republican debate last week it started to rain pretty heavily here in Napa County.  Rains like this are rare for early October.  A rainfall right before the grapes are picked can form a fungus on … Continue reading

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The Rerun Occupiers

When I was a young teen in Texas one of my friends once acted like he was protesting something and yelled “freedom for justice!”  After finding out what he was talking about, I had a big laugh.  It was a … Continue reading

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Governor Perdue Does Stand-up

Wouldn’t it be hilarious if a governor suggested postponing congressional elections for a couple years?  Recently, Democratic North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue did just that in a speech before a local Rotary Club.  Her reasoning was that if elections were … Continue reading

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