Monday, January 21, 2008

war without end, amen
iwrote this to some friends and someone else's blog:
i'm an only slightly more serious pengophile new to blogging. i join in your claim to my spot in this daily life is given to defending indians and others accused of crimes. so i wrote this morning to my friends about the times articles on iraqi vets who kill at home after being sent where they should never have been sent: this is a followup to a thing i sent around last week. its a link to an article so if you don't want to r ead it you don't have to. the times is still doing this series on one dramatic effect of the war on systems some of us work with every day - crimes and the courts. this long article is all to real and a bit hard to read but i think you/we should - and i suspect gw and others aren't no matter how much they claim to be backing american soldiers
January 20, 2008 An Iraq Veteran's Descent; a Prosecutor's Choice By DEBORAH SONTAG Walter R. Smith’s identity as a psychologically injured veteran shaped how a murder he committed was handled.

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Sunday, January 20, 2008

team little blue broadcasts on football day:

check out the story of edinburgh zoo and its first out of the southern hemisphere pengy nearly 100 years ago. pic above comes from the article.

and from toronto here's the results from a penguin cartoon title contest:


Sunday, January 13, 2008

the blog find that caused me to go looking for my own - nice pengie pics:
almost a year later and i have a new burst of energy and a new co-editor, ms. stephanie benefield, late of muskogee oklahoma. stay tuned