Long winter + House Hunters = second home fantasies

Yes, yes, yes: first I need to be re-employed. Still, this never-ending winter makes me fantasize about locations that I would never, EVER seriously consider when the weather is decent.  Florida, the Caribbean, Canary Islands, Southern California…  all sound gloriously warm  and appealing right now. Of course, the obvious question: if I was someplace warm… Continue reading Long winter + House Hunters = second home fantasies

New era…

Shoulda blogged yesterday.  Yes, I’m thrilled it’s official.  Yes, I’m thrilled that I actually have a connection to the guy.  No, it’s not that strong of one.  But it’s enough of a connection to know that we, as a nation, are truly blessed. Despite it all, however, all I feel now is trepidation.  Better than… Continue reading New era…

One opinion formed, another brewing…

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/01/15/israel-shells-un-headquar_n_158078.html If the UN’s position holds, Israel has lost my support.  Not that Israel care about my support… But now I don’t know what to make of this site: http://www.eightmaps.com/ Andrew Sullivan makes one excellent point in responding to someone complaining about this map: You can only shame people if they feel ashamed. And, frankly,… Continue reading One opinion formed, another brewing…

Mawwiage…

I’ve posted on the state of marriage before: https://ginia.org/oldblog/blog/entry.php?e=2038359521 https://ginia.org/oldblog/blog/entry.php?e=2096700895 https://ginia.org/oldblog/blog/entry.php?e=808110504 But events of the past two weeks have naturally lead me back to this topic.  I adore Chris.  I cherish the fact that we’re spending our lives together.  But I’ve never felt “marriage” was a glue keeping us together.  And I’ve never craved the… Continue reading Mawwiage…