October 28th, 2008

weather

et tu, october?

It's raining. And snowing. And barely above freezing. And I get to walk to work in 40 minutes. Any one of these things would be fine. Heck, any three of them would be okay. But all four?

Oh well. I'll just have to keep reminding myself: no car insurance, no mechanic's fees, good exercise, 10 minute commute....

ETA: Okay, now it's just snowing like crazy. I can't remember the last time we had real snow in October--usually we don't get it until late November at the earliest.

ETA2: ...Aaand now the snows beginning to actually stick to the parking lot. Can't see the road from my office, but I wouldn't be surprised if that was piling up too. We haven't had snow like this in October for at least 20 years. We rarely get more than a couple of storms like this a winter.

global warming, yeah right. that explains the (for us) cool and wet summer, and snow in october, et al.
batman!

*is tired*

So, a week from tomorrow and it'll all be over. I know who I'm voting for, and why. And I'm sure most of you have made up your minds. But before you hit the button or fill in the bubble or whatever, I ask that you consider the possible long-term effects of the policies your candidate would pursue. Consider their past record. What have they said they'd do, and what have they actually done? What's their view of the constitution? Does their version of America match the one in which you live, the one in which you want to live? Who has their ear? What kind of people do they have following them? And who's going to wind up paying for it all when the bill comes due?

Would you want to leave them in charge of your checkbook?