Monthly Archives: October 2011

Occupying attention

It must be tough for this season’s new TV shows to compete with the soap opera of the Occupy Wall Street protests. Tents! Drums! Anarchists with iPhones! Convoluted speeches and loony signs! Celebrities and the homeless! Liberal mayors unleashing the … Continue reading

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Don’t rain on my fiesta

I never fully appreciated rain until I moved to New Mexico. Needless to say, it’s dry here in the semi-desert. How dry is it? (rimshot) It’s so dry that the weather forecasters measure precipitation in hundredths of an inch. So … Continue reading

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