The plan is in two weeks the toddler will be back with her biological mother. Mixed feelings on this. It is great that her mother has overcome the odds and she is able to get her child back but... well, it sucks for us.

What is this NaNoWriMo thing?

In just a few more days, NaNoWriMo begins. Other than just being a jumble of letters that are difficult to type, what is it? The short answer is that it stands for National Novel Writing Month. It is an event that starts on November 1st and ends on November 30th. The goal is to write... Continue Reading →

I am changing how I am doing link posts as an experiment. Today was an example of how I am thinking of doing them going forward. Basically, I am going to package similar links in a single post and try to include some commentary.

Nearly Half the Pentagon Budget Goes To Contractors | The American Conservative

Hawks on Capitol Hill and in the U.S. military routinely justify increases in the Defense Department’s already munificent budget by arguing that yet more money is needed to “support the troops.” If you’re already nodding in agreement, let me explain just where a huge chunk of the Pentagon budget—hundreds of billions of dollars—really goes. Keep... Continue Reading →

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