It’s that time again…

You know – election day. That wonderful day when you get to help elect our nation’s next leaders. Here’s to actually accomplishing something other than dividing our country even further.

But better yet, here’s to the end of campaign advertising (for a little while, anyway)! 🙂

If you live in the good ol’ U.S. of A., did you vote? Why or why not?

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Photo 365 #94: Crossed lines

It’s been almost a week since the elections here in the U.S. and I’m still upset.  I’m not upset that my candidate lost (even though he did), or that two more years of Congressional gridlock are likely in store.  What has me so upset is political action, believe it or not, action like this:


This is a flyer I received somewhere around the first of the month.  I actually received it twice, presumably because I have more than one child, but that’s no the point.  It looks legit, right?  I didn’t notice the return address till after I’d opened it and started reading.

This flyer didn’t come from my local county health agency.  

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Election reflection

You know, I had all these wonderful thoughts about the election last night as I was trying desperately to come down off the wave of pride I was riding after President Obama was declared the winner of the yesterday’s election.  I even had some pretty good ones this morning, despite the fact that I was ridiculously tired and felt like I’d been hit by a campaign bus.

But now?  Now that I have the time to sit down and compose said thoughts into a coherent blog post?

Yeah, not so much.


I love the smell of democracy in the morning.  -Erica Acton

For all you Harry Potter fans, be sure to check out the link below.  Mr. Acton is one crazy talented guy, and you can find more of his work at Matchstick Marvels in Gladbrook, Iowa.  They have all the cool stuff in the Brook. 😉

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