Month: January 2008

Questions and Confessions


First question: What do you do for a those nagging symptoms? Please share your favorite remedies for runny nose, coughing, mildly sore throat, and sneezing. We’ve treated all the –itises with antibiotics. These symptoms are just lingering and now we’re trying to kill them.… Continue Reading “Questions and Confessions”

Ask Leslie


Lisa asked me a couple of weeks ago what “Rolling” means in my Exercise Log (see sidebar). First of all, please notice the precious little exercise going on around here. 4.5 miles in 28 days? Puh-leeze. I may as well quit now. But I… Continue Reading “Ask Leslie”

Environmentalism as Religion


Extremely thought-provoking words from Michael Crichton: I have been asked to talk about what I consider the most important challenge facing mankind, and I have a fundamental answer. The greatest challenge facing mankind is the challenge of distinguishing reality from fantasy, truth from propaganda.… Continue Reading “Environmentalism as Religion”

What (or Who) Broke the Elephant?


From Peggy Noonan in WSJ today:On the pundit civil wars, Rush Limbaugh declared on the radio this week, “I’m here to tell you, if either of these two guys [Mr. McCain or Mike Huckabee] get the nomination, it’s going to destroy the Republican Party.… Continue Reading “What (or Who) Broke the Elephant?”

So they passed a "stimulus" package


Maybe I don’t understand economics, but the current administration’s economic stimulus package does not make one ounce of sense to me. Where does this money come from anyway? They are going to take money they do not have (check out the deficit: The Debt… Continue Reading “So they passed a "stimulus" package”

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