Yoho The Yahoo

As a Basset Hound rescue volunteer for several years, veterinarians had a special place in my world. At least once, I recall blurting out in frustration with a specialist physician, “I’d rather see my veterinarian.” There is little surprise that Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) wasn’t quite smart enough for vet school dreams. It appears, however, that my admiration for the profession has limits, namely upon reaching Congress.… [Read more]

Afterbirthers

“Go ahead and hate your neighbor; go ahead and cheat a friend. Do it in the name of Heaven; you can justify it in the end. There won’t be any trumpets blowin’ come the judgement day. On the bloody morning after, one tin soldier rides away.”  One Tin Soldier, Coven (1971)

“Someday you’ll return to your valleys and your farms, and you’ll no longer burn to be brothers in arms.”  Brothers in Arms, Dire Straits (1985)

If my Facebook timeline is any indication, the current Presidential campaign has been particularly harsh on my formerly-diverse friendships.… [Read more]