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Range Update

I’d never seen a bluebird up close until moving to the Missouri Compromise. There are a lot of them around. They’ve got a nice sound.  They seem like the kinder, gentler cousin to the robin. As I mentioned in the … Continue reading

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Bloodsucker

For almost three years now, we’ve called the 8th District of Missouri home. It’s a big district, land wise. Home to 749,444 people (2010 census), of which 92.36% are white. It’s the poorest district in the state. Median income is … Continue reading

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Predictions for 2017

Every year since I’ve been writing this blog, I’ve made predictions for the coming year. So let me just take the swan dive into the depressing mire and get it out of my head. 2017 will be hotter than 2016, … Continue reading

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Fight or Flight

Well. I didn’t see this coming. I went to bed on election night before anything was decided and woke to a different country than I thought I was living in. And, these days later, I’m still trying to get my … Continue reading

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Group Dynamics

To say that people suck is to both state the obvious and commit the understatement of the millennia. But we do.  Homo sapiens is a cancer on the world, and if allowed, will spread into the universe.  We are contagious … Continue reading

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Faster Than Expected

In the months since my last post, and in an effort to keep the Chippet warm, I’ve been teaching myself to knit. I’m now an addict. It’s very soothing when going well. Soothing is what I need most as I … Continue reading

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Year End Review

So, how’d I do on the predictions for 2014? Storms, check. Drought, check. Wildfires, check. Oil spills and pipelines, check. Cops have not (yet) mass murdered citizens, but they’ve used a lot of weapons against those same citizens. Not right, … Continue reading

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