• New Year’s Resolution

    Given all of the weird dog related events in my life in the last month, I have decided that I need to make some resolutions for the coming new year. It has become apparent to me that my husband really wants a second dog in the house, in spite of...

  • Saddam is dead.

    [Telegraph News Saddam: the end](http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/12/30/wsaddam30.xml) The article above describes the legal wrangling that led up to Saddam Hussein’s execution earlier today. It’s the end of an era for Iraq, one that I think the Iraqi people will be glad to put behind them, but my question to the Iraqis and...

  • Dear God, more Cindy Sheehan?

    Peace Mom aims to ramp up “peace surge” after arrest Thursday I know I have had a lot of things to say about Cindy Sheehan that were simply not positive. If you feel like searching through my blog, you’ll see that many of my earlier posts, that have been pulled...

  • Vacation Blues

    So… I’ve spent the last three months looking forward to this vacation and I have to be honest with you. I’m bored out of my mind. Yes, I’ve been busy doing obedience work with Spike and playing with my lab. I’m also engaging in an operation that will hopefully find...

  • Densha Otoko

    In my Japanese class this quarter, I was introduced to a Japanese television series called Densha Otoko, or Train Man. The story is sweet and wonderful. The main character is an Otaku. Otaku in Japan are loosely what we might think of as a geek, the primary difference between geeks...