Daily Archives: August 1, 2009

Palin: The Chickens Come Home, Roost

AlaskaReport has learned this morning that Todd Palin and former Alaska governor Sarah Palin are to divorce. Multiple sources in Wasilla and Anchorage have confirmed the news.


UPDATE: Meg Stapleton, Palin’s spokesperson, totally denies divorce rumors.

And to commemorate almost one year of being annoyed by Sarah Palin, have a look at this:
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Thinking skeptically about loons

I’ve been thinking about loons lately. This is not hard do do because every time I turn around there is a loon either watching me fish, yodeling off in the distance, flying overhead, or feeding its babies just off to my right as I sit here writing stuff. This year, the pair of loons that lives in front of the cabin seems to be producing two offspring … the young ones grew quickly to near adult size and seem fit and healthy as far as one can tell. Last year, the pair living here produced zero offspring.
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Anniversary of the Collapse of the I 35W Bridge

Two years ago today, on a weekday afternoon during rush our, the Interstate 35W bridge, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, collapsed into the Mississippi river. Thirteen people died and about 145 people suffered injuries.

At the time this happened, Amanda, Julia and I were in the Green Kalahari in South Africa, at Augrabies Falls.
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