Tuesday, August 30, 2005


Even though Katrina didn't hit New Orleans directly, it appears that this is going to be a disaster of major proportions. I am wishing for the best for the folks affected by this.

Saying a mouthful

A great post with article excerpts regarding food marketing, corporate interests, and the inevitable negative effects on public health. I'll let you read it here at Cervantes' blog.

Bush boom

The poverty rate has increased four years in a row. Read it here at First Draft

Saturday, August 27, 2005

Busy busy

Sorry I haven't been posting much, but I'm busy writing data reports and updating our lab's freezer inventory (so much fun).

Wednesday, August 10, 2005

Bobo's World, Yakima edition

Another pedophile youth pastor

Cannel worked at the church for about four months but resigned shortly after his February arrest. Officers said he used a church computer to try to arrange sex with a detective posing as a 12-year-old boy.

Do these churches ever run any kind of background checks on people who are going to be working with kids? Or do they just think that no "good Christian" would ever do anything like this?

Sheesh. And I was over at Orcinus today having to bitch about people having their heads in the sand....