Sew's Spot

"Sit up, join up, stir it up, get online, get in touch, find out who's raising hell and join them." Molly Ivins

Friday, January 05, 2007

First our phone calls - now our Snail Mail



Dear (You know who you are - No sense letting the government know too)

I heard last night that you were.. well, you know what you were - no sense letting the government know too.

I wanted to let you know that... I thought, and/or felt, something about that, but I really don't want the government to know what it was, so I can't put it in writing here.

You've always been the most... you know what you are... person I know, and I just think... some things that I'd like to keep just between you and me, so I best not write them out... But I wanted to let you know that you really are... what you know you really are... and that I feel... the way I feel about that.

Here's hoping you have a... well, you know what I mean... day.

Sincerely,

Possibly Sewmouse... then again, perhaps not...


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Thursday, January 04, 2007

Not Much to Say

Swamped at work, overwhelmed at home, and in need of a serious chocolate-mint fix.

I leave you for now with just this one thought:

746 days.

Wednesday, January 03, 2007

Dream On, Deciderer!

AP reports that Shrub-Boy has been "pushing for the new congress to work with him"


"It's time to set aside politics and focus on the future," said Bush.

Right. I plan a barrage of mail to Senator Obama, Senator Durbin and Representative Roskam to let them know that cooperation with the Shrub will cost them dearly come the next election cycle.

The Shrub goes on to blather about a 5-year budget that will "BALANCE THE FEDERAL BUDGET BY 2015", and chastises Congress for "pork-spending" - as if THAT was what screwed up the financial situation. The Chimp warned: "If the Congress chooses to pass bills that are simply political statements, they will have chosen stalemate. "

Well - I hope they DO send him a political statement. I hope they cut apart his budget and destroy it. I hope it is a tattered shred, unfit for use as bathroom "tissue" when they are done with it - and that the BIGGEST CUT IN SPENDING comes not from "pork", but from MILITARY SPENDING IN IRAQ.

Fuck you, George W. Bush - and the nag you rode in on. She's almost as repulsive looking as your mama.


"If a different approach is taken, the next two years can be fruitful ones for our nation," The Liar-In-Chief said. "We can show the American people that Republicans and Democrats can come together to find ways to help make America a more secure, prosperous and hopeful society."

Only if they impeach you, Cheney and Karlheinz Rove and bring our soldiers home, you lying, cheating, disgusting piece of shit.

SEND THEM PACKING

747 Days

Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Back to the Grindstone

I really should NOT have stayed up almost all night playing video games with my friends, but I was having so much fun. I'm running on caffeine and adrenaline today, and fully expect that tonight I'll collapse in a heap of exhaustion shortly after dinner.

As usual, I never did finish ALL the tasks I had set myself for this 10-day weekend, but I accomplished quite a great deal and there is NOTICEABLE difference from what there "was". I hope to sustain some of the momentum.

Coming back to work after a long time off is always a challenge - most of what I do on a daily basis isn't covered by anyone else, so I do return to a certain amount of clutter and stacks of "stuff" as needs attention. It's not all that bad, however, and hopefully by weeks' end, I'll have this monster under control as well.

One of the best things that came of the yearly mucking out of the premises is that I found a copy of part of a short story that I'd been writing some time ago, but had lost in electronic-form. This particular bit I had liked quite a lot, and really had done a lot of tapdancing around with the rest of the story when I found it was missing, because I did not want to have to recreate from memory the whole thing. Huzzah, then, that I only have to re-TYPE the bit that I came across. It also bodes well for the future of the story.

Hope your New Year is progressing as well!

748 days

Monday, January 01, 2007

A new year

a clean slate
a fresh piece of writing paper for our lives.

I know what I'll be doing today - in preparation for the rest of the year.

How about you? What will you do?

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Sunday, December 31, 2006

Retrospectives Suck

I'm tired of them. I'm tired of having to "relive the year" in review. Enough already. I didn't care about "TomCat" and "Brangelica" the first time around, they're JUST as noxious this time. Enough! I have been disgusted by the news of the war for the whole year - and disgusted by the antics of the frat-boy from Texas for 6 years. Enough! Stop it.

The eve of a new year for me is a time to look forward. To set goals and assign priorities to them, and formulate strategies to attain them.

It is also a time that a once-friend of mine (we drifted in very different directions) and I used to always use for mental focus, by doing the things we would most like to spend the rest of the year doing.

This year I will work on cleaning up my OWN back yard, pick one of the environmental groups to work with close to home, I will work on cooking and eating healthy every day instead of just finding something to chow down. And I will make an effort to assist the other "Lib'ruls" hiding in my county - in the hopes that we can get a candidate on EVERY single opening on the ballots, not just for the large state-wide elections.

There are other goals, but this is a private, personal thing with me, and I'll deal with those on my own. For 2 days, The last day, and the first day, of the year(s), I'll try to do as much as I can toward reaching those goals in a day - to try and set my sights and focus on them. It's not a surefire thing, it's not "magick" - it's just a personal goal, and it does work frequently enough for me to keep going.

To all who will party tonite - be safe.

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