Of course I’m goofing off.

And it’s going to continue through July. I just decided. Doubt you’ll even miss me, but I did think to let a couple of you loyal folks know it’s intentional. Yes, there are actually things going on, but none of them seem to top swimming and cooking and staring at a baby, so it can […]

Migrating the blog, and it’s a girl!

Which means things could get weird. I sure hope it’s all back by Monday. Probably won’t get started for a couple of days. — Oh, for those of you wondering what happened, I’ve been doing this: Well, I haven’t exactly done anything except marvel at the whole miracle. She’s the first grandchild for both sides […]

I’m home (post apocalyptic version)

And if it is true that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, I’m a freaking force of nature by now. It’s been a brutal two weeks. I had my first emergency airplane landing on my way to Texas when an engine lost power. It was an unexpected visit to Indianapolis. And while I know […]

Get yourself to MaryBurke.com

And laugh along with the rest of us. Burke announced her 2014 gubernatorial candidacy this morning. Woo hoo and all that. And within moments the Republican Part of Wisconsin launched MaryBurke.com. That’s right. The Republican Party of Wisconsin owns the domain name MaryBurke.com. It seems they have since 2002. We are currently in the midst […]

What I did on my summer vacation.

  There was time in Italy. I’m rather fond of that photo of the Colosseum. And from the perspective of a student of politics, it was remarkable to fulfill a childhood dream (Yes, I’ve been this way since I was about 10 years old.) and stomp around The Forum. Only Mesopotamia remains on my list […]