Entries by John Cole

2005- We Were So Young and Innocent

Remember this: Beware! Unless you people shut up and begin acting like grown-ups with brains enough to understand the difference between political belief and personal faith, the Unitarian Jihad will begin a series of terrorist-like actions. We will take over television studios, kidnap so-called commentators and broadcast calm, well-reasoned discussions of the issues of the […]

Money’s Great, but Your Time is More Valuable

It’s awesome how much money we’ve raised this year for candidates, but candidates also need people to put that money to good use. I’m down at the Wheeling HQ for the Ohio County Democratic Party, writing postcards for William Ihlenfeld, who is my candidate of choice this election for the State Senate. Ihlenfeld is battling […]

Friday Night Open Thread

My shoulder hurts. Today was the first day when fall really felt like fall. It was 51 degrees, and in years past when I was younger I would still be wearing shorts, but I put on pants (overalls, actually), some good wool socks, and a comfy long sleeve t-shirt. I’m getting colder and wiser as […]

Pretty Sunsets

I don’t know the physics of why it happens (well, I mean I think I sort of know that the earth’s position relative to the sun is different and that results in light refracting differently producing a different spectrum ), but the amber glow of fall sunsets has always really messed with my eyes and […]

House of Pets

Here’s something rare for you all- all the Cole pets in one post. First, the angel, sunning herself on the deck: Now the devil, sleeping on top of every sheet and blanket he could ball up into a pile: And now the two wildcards- a dancing and happy Rosie with musical accompaniment from Steve: Rosie […]