Franken, recounts and Indian elections

It’s official then, finally – Al Franken gets to go to Washington D.C. The only part of this that interests anyone is that the Dems have got their filibuster-proof Senate majority at last. Most people lost interest in the Norm Coleman – Al Franken Senate recount long months ago. But I remember a time in…

The War on Weeds

A day after I had declared Mission Accomplished on the War on Weeds, I looked out in the morning to a fresh, lush  green lawn.  There were no yellow heads anywhere in sight.  I went off, very pleased with myself, to prepare the morning tea. A few hours later, I looked out again, feeling very…

Dandelions still grow in my yard

Dandelions are bursting out all over the city.   They dot all the roadsides and every bit of grass you can see.  Outside the malls, they have planted red and yellow tulips, but everywhere else, the dandelions have planted themselves. So perhaps it’s not that much of a surprise that my own yard is overrun with…