My :60 With Obama

President Obama visited Iowa City again on Friday. I don’t know if he considers us a good luck charm but after major events in his campaign/administration, he makes an appearance here and talks about how his comeback over Hillary in the primaries of ’08 all started here. Or something like that. Anyway, he comes here…

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Why There Will Be An NHL Lockout, Why I Don’t Care

In nine days from this post, at least according to the Li’l Commish, the NHL owners will allow the current Collective Bargaining Agreement (pretty much The Rules for everything but actual games) to expire and refuse to continue operating under its terms. The NHL Players’ Association, through its new Executive Director Donald Fehr (that name…

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Let Me Tell You About My Cats

As mentioned elsewhere, we’re cat people. And we foster cats & kittens for the Iowa City Animal Shelter. Here’s why we do it: The beautiful tortie above is Rory. She was in another foster home that suddenly had to give her up. Because she was a singlet (our name for a kitten who arrives with…

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