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Both Sides of the Fence

A Tosa resident since 1991, Christine walks the dog, cooks but avoids housework, writes and reads, and enjoys the company of friends and strangers. Her job takes her around the state, learning about people's health. A Quaker (no, they don't wear blue hats or sell oatmeal or motor oil), she has been known to stand on both sides of the political and philosophic fence at the same time, which is very uncomfortable when you think about it. She writes about pretty much whatever stops in to visit her busy mind at the moment. One reader described her as "incredibly opinionated but not judgmental." That sounds like a good thing to strive for!

Believing what you wanna: diet soda bad as meth

diet soda, meth, investigative journalism, blogs, science, belief

Smells like teen spring spirits

Vandalism, guns and markers, river clean up

This morning I woke to a house freshly polka-dotted with orange paintball markings.

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Who--or what--is "protected" by denying Officer Sebena's tribute?

Officer Sebena, domestic violence, National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund

Wauwatosa Police Officer Jennifer Lynn Sebena, EOW December 24, 2012. Do the right thing. (New Hampshire Police Association posting, National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Facebook page.)

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It's overhead lines for Wauwatosa

PSC, Overhead power lines for Wauwatosa, loss of democratic process

Once upon a time, three Very Important Personages Seated Celestially (Very Important PSC) lived in a tower far above the people for whom they made power decisions. I'm pretty sure it was made of steel and not covered with ivy. But don't quote me on that.

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DWI: Dining while ignoring

Paying attention, cell phones, children in restaurants, DWI

Liz and I stopped at a newish restaurant on the 60th Street Tosa border for lunch today. I'm not going to name it because the charming and talented Karen Waldkirch will probably do a real review on the place, sooner or later. Maybe she already has.

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