This weekend, I…

1) Had fun at Girls Game Night at Outword Bound books.
2) Washed my truck and cleaned it all out.
3) Raked my leaves.
4) Bought a table, a cabinet and copper trellis from Urban Bloom, because they’re going out of business.
5) Visited my mom to take her Dutch Letters, a book, and bought several other books.
7) Helped Dan and Doug unbox ornaments for their Christmas trees.
8) Visited
Tim and Avi’s Salvage Yard.
9) Sorted out all the door and window trim I had and picked out enough to put in the living room.
10) Upgraded the operating system on my iMac to 10.3.1
11) Messed up my e-mail so I can’t download it. (That’ll be fixed soon!)

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The Top Ten Conservative Idiots (No. 136)

This weeks edition looks at George’s visit to England, where he had to cancel an address to the British Parliament because his handlers found out that some British lawmakers planned on heckling his speech. On camera. Also, the conservative new outlets are thrilled about Michael Jackson’s arrest because it took over the news.

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Another Military Heavyweight Backs Dean Presidential Bid

Retired Gen. Merrill “Tony” McPeak, the former Air Force chief of staff who endorsed George W. Bush in 2000, has left the Republican fold and is backing Democrat Howard Dean in the 2004 race for president.
McPeak joins a small but growing list of top military veterans who have parted ways with the president at least partly because of the war in Iraq. McPeak’s decision could be an important boost for Dean because critics have accused the former Vermont governor of lacking the experience and knowledge needed to be the nation’s commander-in-chief.

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New “links” on my blog

Check it out — I added a link to the bottom of each post, which you can use to link to a specific blog entry if you wish. I probably could have done that a long time ago, but this is the first time I’ve actually taken the time to look up how to change my template settings to create it.

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Dude, don’t hit the donkey — he’s not a terrorist.

Insurgents in Baghdad attacked 2 hotels and and the oil ministry in Baghdad a few hours ago, using rocket launchers mounted on donkey carts.
Troops returned fire, apparently injuring a donkey at the Sheraton. At least one human perpetrator may have been captured.
The damage to buildings and the injuries to people were relatively contained.
“They would certainly have an element of surprise by having a donkey cart,” said Col. Brad May, commander of the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment. “Most people would not think of a donkey cart being used to fire rockets from.”

Yeah, that’s why it’s called guerilla warfare.

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Campbell’s Click for Cans

Here is an easy way to make a difference this holiday season. Campbell’s is donating a can of soup to the needy for every person that goes to their site and votes for their favorite NFL team. It will only take a few seconds of your time to fill some empty tummies with warm soup this winter. Thanks. Click on the helmet of your favorite team to vote. (Go Colts!!!) Pass this along to others.

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