Friday, June 17, 2011
The resignation of New York Congressman Anthony Weiner (D-NY9) has put an end to a news story a lot of people – including me – have grown sick to death of hearing, but still, the media isn’t letting the issue rest. References to his now-infamous sexting scandal are still every other word out of the pundits’ mouths, at least until they dig up some other piece of salacious dirt to rant about. I guess I’m no better, since I’m blogging about it today, however – unless he does something else that is newsworthy – this is the last words you will read about him in this ’blog.
I have to say, Weiner is a better man than …
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Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Sometimes, Mother Nature can be a real bitch. This year has been one of those times. From the snowpocalyptic winter we just emerged from to the summer-like spring we’re in now, the old gal has turned out to be full of surprises.
This has been an another atypical year weather-wise. After the snowpocalyptic winter we just endured and the tornado that ransacked St. Louis Park and North Minneapolis last month, we’re now dealing with a June which – for a few days at least – thought it was July or August. Yesterday the thermometer peaked at 103ºF, the highest temperature recorded here since the horrific drought summer of 1988 and only the second time this century the temperature …
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