Monthly Archives: May 2006

The Dixie Chicks–Not Ready to Make Nice

When I was in Michigan I was watching VH1, and the new Dixie Chick’s song "Not Ready to Make Nice" came on.  I remember a couple of years when they were very popular and the lead singer said she was … Continue reading

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My next class–Epic Literature

Now that my Ethics course has been cancelled, I have some time to work on the next one I am supposed to teach–Epic literature.  I hope that one isn’t cancelled.  These things take so much time to prepare for and … Continue reading

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The Long Weekend

It is hard to believe that it is Monday night already!  We had a good weekend, except for yesterday.  And I should qualify that a bit to say I had a nice weekend.  Poor Doug had to work nearly the … Continue reading

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Just some tidbits of news

I’ve just been browsing the usual suspects for the daily news and not much is happening it seems.    Two skydivers plummet after colliding. I’m not sure why that was the first piece of news from CNN I looked at.  … Continue reading

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Anti-gay marriage amendments and “common law marriages”

So it looks like all those states who are passing, willy-nilly, anti-gay marriage amendments and anti-civil union amendments are probably hurting those straight people who think they are married according to "common law."  It looks like the Alabama law that … Continue reading

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Gay Pride Festival and Moscow

Lots of people were arrested in Moscow after the director of the Pride Parade tried to ignore an order by the mayor of Moscow who said there will be no parade.  Around 200 were arrested, including 80 people who were … Continue reading

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TransAmerica

Last night Doug, Michael and I watched Transamerica at his place.  I had no interest in seeing it until I heard the soundtrack, and when Michael said he just bought the dvd, I thought it would be a good time … Continue reading

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