Month: June 2005

  • It’s Saturday night, do you know where your horses are?

    As I passed a branch of one of the big Arab thoroughbred conglomerates (Arab referring to owners, not horses) on my way to my parents’ house tonight, I noticed something that didn’t look quite right. There was a big horse on one side of a double fence, and a little horse on the other side, […]

  • Crossbo meets the Bitch Pack .. barely

    Today was Crossbo’s first social outing. Our hunt was having a trail ride, and his foot has healed enough to ride, so I decided it was time for him to make his debut. The foot injury had prevented me from doing as much riding around home as I would have preferred before venturing out in […]

  • Bush Puts the "ASS" in "Dissemble"

    There’s been a lot of chuckling recently about Dubya’s most recent trip of the tongue. Reports such as this Chicago Tribune story highlight his pathetic attempt to show off a new word when dismissing Amnesty International reports of our abuse of prisoners. Bush described the prisoners who complained about being tortured as “people that had […]

  • Real UnReality

    I got an interesting email from a co-worker about a new TV “reality” show. Rainer and I think a lot alike (he’s the one who sent me this earlier item), and we share a common disinterest in reality shows, and TV in general. But he thought (correctly) that I might find this advertisement amusing.