Monthly Archives: December 2008

Thanks, But No Thanks

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said that despite President Bush’s low approval ratings, people will soon “start to thank this president for what he’s done.” CNN on-line article, December 29, 2008 Condoleeza Rice is living in a dream world of … Continue reading

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Christmas Morning

It is early this Christmas morning and, as is my habit, I am awake long before the others enjoying the quiet and the anticipation. Strangely, in a time of shared and extended family, this is the time of Christmas I … Continue reading

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A Christmas Gift

Old age is a flight of small cheeping birds skimming bare trees above a snow glaze. William Carlos Williams We are snowed in at our house in Humptulips County. We haven’t seen this much snow in our County in recent … Continue reading

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Blunt Truths

“Tyrant! You are a tyrant!” Washington State Justice Richard B. Sanders to Attorney General Michael Mukasey at the annual Federalist Society dinner, 2008 I don’t normally find myself in much agreement with Justice Richard Sanders of our State’s Supreme Court. … Continue reading

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