Life goes on... It has no pause button. It just has a power
Wednesday December 13 8:11 AM ET
Supreme Court Shuts Down Recount
.... Dissenting were Justices John Paul Stevens, David H.
Souter, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen G. Breyer. In a forceful
dissent, Stevens wrote: ``Although we may never know with
complete certainty the identity of the winner of this year's
presidential election, the identity of the loser is perfectly
clear. It is the nation's confidence in the judge as an impartial
guardian of the law.'' ....
I wrote this yesterday, and updated it today:
[To the tune of "Scrubs" by TLC:]
I don't want no shrub
Boy Dubyuh didn't get no vote from me
Hangin' on the passenger side
of his daddy's ride
A slimy victory
Like a good sports team, they ran out the clock... Too much
Carl's funeral was a wonderful celebration of the man and
his contributions. The same pastor who provided over his wife's
funeral about 3 years ago and our wedding 2 years ago offered
The viewing was a bit of a strange experience. I heard someone
say "It looks just like Carl" and another said "Looks like
he's taking a power nap". It was a lot like seeing a wax museum
figure. They buried him in jeans and a nice cotton broadcloth
shirt - it would have been so bogus to see his body in a suit.
That wasn't him. At first, the little scraps of yellow paper
that he always carried in his breast pocket were missing.
He always had a pen and a scrap of paper to jot notes on.
The daughters quickly rectified that. Now, the names of the
family are on a note in the pocket closest to his heart.