Please go vote today.
Preferably, for Obama. But vote.
I find myself extraordinarily nervous today. My guy has the lead in the polls, but how accurate are those things? They certainly have been very convenient for the media… first Obama has a “big” lead, then it narrows, making it a tight race… will this lead in the [...]
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Please go vote today.
The US isn’t the only place with interesting politics and an election cycle ongoing. Over here in Toronto – all of Canada – we’ve got our own campaigning and silly banter filling the airwaves. It turns out our riding is a really close race between two left-wing parties, the NDP (New Democrat Party) and the [...]
(hello? Hello?? HELLO??? Why hello there! Where have you been? Pouring my soul into my work. Oh, I see. Well, welcome back! Grazie!)
Oh, happy day!
It’s taken only 36 hours to hit me. Barack Obama has clinched the Democratic party presidential nomination.
I watched his Minnesota rally speech live two nights ago, and as stirring as [...]
Check out my latest blogTO post about the possible cell phone ban coming to the province’s drivers.
As I was listening to the CBC this morning, I heard a story about “what is eaten in one week.”
The idea is to compare what a week’s worth of groceries costs and consists of for families in several countries.
That the American family featured spent $341.98 was not surprising. And while the difference is arresting, it [...]
Universal healthcare has been on my mind lately. First, because my husband is finally a part of the system we have in Canada as a new permanent resident, and I have been interested to hear his impressions. Second, because I am re-experiencing the system after several years abroad in Chicago and Asia; my American healthcare [...]
Song and video, featuring a star cast, by Will.i.am of The Black Eyed Peas. Inspired by Barack Obama’s “Yes We Can” speech.
Even though I hope you vote Obama, even more important to me, if your state is voting tomorrow, make sure you are one of the voters.
My parents, amongst others, have asked on various occaisions if jft and I are tired of being on the road. Quite frankly, I am not. Certainly I have moments where I miss my family and friends, and sometimes a home-cooked meal, or a type of food that we can’t find here (at least that is [...]