Entries by Anne Laurie

Open Thread: Thursday Night Menu Edition

Thank you, Bad Horse’s Filly: I have the cooking doldrums. I always get them this time of year. I’ve finished with all the holiday dinners and goodies and wishing for summer vegetables and grilling. This leaves me in the long night of winter wondering what to cook… For our Thursday Night Menu I decided a […]

“I Stand in Obama’s Way” (Like A Cow on the Tracks)

Underrated political humorist Mark “Tongue So Firmly in Cheek As to Protrude from the Vulgar Bodily Orifice” Ambinder reaches a level of deadpan genius that Steven Wright would envy: John McCain has released the first two ads of his 2010 Senate reelection campaign, and he’s got some sharp words for President Obama, possibly the sharpest […]

Early Morning Open Thread

Has anyone checked to see if Rush Limbaugh ever promised Saddleback Pastor Rick Warren “a little something, just as a memorial” in his will? Remember — “Is it irresponsible to speculate?… It would be irresponsible not to.” ***** On a happier note, I think it would be blog-appropriate to have a “Hail and Farewell” post […]

Early Morning Open Thread

Cranky is endemic. I suspect this is one reason: see more Lolcats and funny pictures Perspective, my people. Here in the Northern Hemisphere, the days are growing longer… which will allow us precious extra minutes to contemplate the black ice that needs to be removed from the sidewalks & driveways. And then we come back […]