Back when I was in the army, I could have gone "hard-core" and been a gung-ho soldier. Thankfully a friend of mine had introduced me to Arlo Guthrie in high school. I spent a lot of time listening to Arlo's music, which I contend saved me from a life of soldiering. I considered Arlo my personal saviour.
I'm slowly working on updating the site. Things might be a bit goofy for a little while.
OK, I'm on break.
After Otis broke his pelvis chasing the plow guy, we got a week long visit by 10 young Ron Paul supporters. These guys were great, and joined dozens more coming in from all over the country to campaign for Ron Paul. I hope most of them join the Free State Project and move up here soon.
You'd think that getting hit by a truck and breaking your leg in 13 places would teach a dog not to run after cars. No such luck with Otis.
Yesterday while the drive was getting plowed, we heard a yelp. Otis came limping up the drive, and after some checking, we went to the vet.
Today I got my new OLPC "green" laptop. I'm using it to write this blog entry, even.
So far it seems pretty cool, but it does have a few drawbacks. The keyboard, while spill-proof, is a bit small. Also, since it is totally open and free software, it doesn't have Flash. I think it can be installed - I'll have to figure that out later.
Today got off to a good start with some woodsplitting. The weather was excellent for winter outdoor work. Then I took off to Manchester for the LPNH board meeting. That was mercifully short and business-like.
My parents asked me yesterday what my take on the current crop of Libertarian Party Presidential candidates is. I started writing a simple email response, but realized that others might find some insight from my observations. So here is my current analysis of the race.