Sunday, October 26, 2008

It is snowing here.

[Slightly later:

1) My spouse is arguing with his rabidly conservative parents about politics. I had to leave the room.

2) His father keeps having seizure-like attacks, in which he stops breathing for up to 25 minutes, brought on by the stress of teaching. Retire now, or get 2.6% extra on his pension and maybe DIE? Hmm. I think they're getting a little greedy.

3) If you are depressed about the elections, do this: first, watch Tina Fey as Sarah Palin. Watch all of them. Then watch Sarah Palin's actual interview (Part 1, Part 2) with Katie Couric. Then be comforted that there is no way anyone could actually elect this woman to national office. As Tom Paxton said, "Some people you don't have to satirize. You just quote 'em."]

The next morning: Now it is snowing HARD.