Stupid, I know…

But it makes me laugh

http://elfyourself.jibjab.com/view/phmTsMzRLC2X6FY4

Buddy the Cat doesn’t share with Vixen the Dog

We received word today that Buddy won the Cat category in West Paw Design’s True Fan 2008 Contest.

Buddy the Cat doesn’t share with Vixen the Dog

We didn’t even realize that Buddy had been entered.  Lisa just decided to send an email and some photos to the company after we bought a couple of their beds.  Oh well, Buddy will enjoy his new Bumper Bed and other assorted prizes.

Way to go Buddy!

More Press for Shelly’s Obama Mural

King 5 did a piece last night on the mural. You can see the video at

Obama mural to ward of taggers

From Barbarella to Obama

My friend, Shelly, has recently gotten some local press about the Obama mural she painted on her garage door. Here is her explanation of how the previous mural, the Space Virgin Barbarella, was defaced by a tagger, and then her subsequent decision to paint it over with a mural of Obama.

Waggle Labs: From Barbarella to Obama

Michael Pollan is My Hero

Please read this. It’s important to our future. Really. I’m not joking.

Oh, and don’t get scared away by the fact it is many pages long. Just sit down and dedicate some time to it.

The Food Issue – An Open Letter to the Next Farmer in Chief – Michael Pollan – NYTimes.com

P.S. Yes, it was published almost 10 days ago and I’m slow in getting it posted. What can I say? I’ve been busy.

The Candidates’ Stance on Agricultural Policy

Weighing Obama’s and McCain’s stances on food and farm policy | By Tom Philpott | Grist | Victual Reality | 03 Oct 2008

The Rant I Wish I Wrote

Caution, it’s a little crass at times (yes, there’s a bit of foul language), but this pretty much sums up my take on American politics and the fine mess we’ve gotten ourselves into.

The scariest thing about Sarah Palin isn’t how unqualified she is – it’s what her candidacy says about America | The Smirking Chimp