Visited my mom last weekend, and she's in good spirits, but obviously feeling the very major surgery she had. Her recovery appears to be a bit more rapid than expected.
Also, I learned about something we might get to live with as our latest Illini President takes office; the state of Illinois is about $4 billion behind on its obligations. Multiply by 50....but of course, if they simply stopped putting up "Rod Blagojevich, Governor" signs on every construction project (including most pothole repairs it seems), they could make ends meet within a week or two.
I dearly hope Obama does NOT take this bizaare Illinois custom to DC!
Mandela - There’s little I can say about the passing of Nelson Mandela that many others haven’t already said better. I watched a little of CNN’s wall-to-wall coverag...
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