Sunday, April 30, 2006

Standing up for what’s right

Hi. I don't know you, but you read my little blog. It's cool, 'cause I put this stuff up here for people to read, people like my family and friends and people I wish to keep in touch with. My friendship is pretty all-inclusive, and I'd be delighted if you'd like to be considered as someone I should keep in touch with, even if you're someone new.

I don't post, however, for the benefit of people who don't like me. So if that's you (and you know who you are, and I know who you are), I'd really appreciate if you just left me alone. I know my opinions are pretty darn interesting, but wouldn't you at least like to pretend you have something better to do? Thanks.

Thursday, April 20, 2006


The final bill that I am staffing made it out of one policy committee today. The bill is double-referred, so we're not in the clear yet, but OMG, I can't believe that it survived today. The Senator presented the bill by announcing that we were completely amending the whole thing but didn't actually have the language yet. I immediately began freaking out because I didn't have anything prepared for her if we weren't presenting the bill as it was, but the other Senators accepted the bill in concept, which I was told may never happen again in may career as a staffer. I think maybe the Senators were distracted by the six foot colonoscope being passed around the dais (the bill is about colonoscopies).

So, that worked, and I'm relieved.

I'm just hanging in there with my campaign. Two weeks to go...with tons of interesting stories to tell (no, really) but no time to think about where I've been.