Author Archives: Headmistress

Broad Band Obstructionism

Media Citizen writes: We have Big Media to thank for saving Americans from themselves. Just as the notion of affordable broadband for all was beginning to take hold in towns and cities across the country, the patriots at Verizon, Qwest, Comcast, Bell South and SBC Communications have created legislation that will stop the “red menace” […]

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Zookeeper and Charges as Zoo Exhibits

If you scroll around this blog very much you will probably gain the impression that our family is a bit odd, offbeat, eccentric, strange, and possibly even weird. We’re sorry if that’s the case. We’d rather you got the impression that we are definitely weird. The Headmistress is going to indulge in a little bragging […]

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Using sick relatives in petty revenge games?

REgarding Mae Magouirk, reports are that granddaughter Beth Gaddy has denied her grandmother’s siblings the right to visit their sister in the hospital. In fact, Suebob reports that security guards remain in Mae’s room and have escorted the relatives from the premises. Ken Mullinax, Mae’s nephew, tells Blogs for Terri that his lawyer asked Beth’s […]

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It’s About Freedom 3

It’s About Freedom #1 is here. Several of our news and views posts also contain markers to the march of freedom in various countries. However, where you really want to go is Sophist Pundit, where you will find a much more comprehensive Carnival of Freedom.

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Save the Frankenfish!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Things you might not have known about Frankenfish: These fascinating fish are air-breathers, and so can tolerate extremely low oxygen levels in their water. When they mate they are monogamous for an entire breeding season, and possibly throughout their lifetimes- scientists don’t know for certain yet, but might be able to find out if they […]

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