Archive for July 7th, 2007

Dubya is smarter than you think

Saturday, July 7th, 2007

One of the things that football coaches, basketball coaches, and baseball managers always remind their teams is not to underestimate their opponents. The Democrats have forgotten that for the last six years. Just because a guy won’t pronounce “nuclear” in a standard way, they think he’s dumb. It’s not so. I heard a commentator on […]

July 4 wildlife sighting

Saturday, July 7th, 2007

We went to Sue and Richard’s (in Newton) for a fourth of July cookout. I was tapped to make pies, a blueberry pie and a lime chiffon pie, for dessert. The menu always features grilled kielbasa, which I never get any other time. It was a little too rainy to eat outside, though I was […]

Quote from Chabon

Saturday, July 7th, 2007

I’ve been reading Michael Chabon’s The Yiddish Policemen’s Union and loving it. So you can see how the guy writes, here’s the backstory of some of the characters, WWII refugees resettled in the imaginary Jewish homeland in Alaska: On the heels of Jews from Germany and Austria, the Shemets family was dumped with their fellow […]