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Posted by javaz On Mar - 19 - 2011 11 COMMENTS
The President of The United States

Yesterday my husband and I attended a spring training game – the Oakland A‘s vs the Chicago Cubs – down in Phoenix near the zoo. It is a tradition for us to attend a spring training game on St. Patrick’s Day, and since the rail has been developed in the […]

Posted by javaz On Sep - 2 - 2010 24 COMMENTS

One of Arizona’s most famous son’s is Barry Goldwater, a five term Senator known as “Mr. Conservative”. Republican Senator Goldwater launched a bid for President of the United States against Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964, and Goldwater was portrayed as reactionary, too right-wing and bat-shit crazy for his fights against […]

Posted by javaz On Aug - 27 - 2010 7 COMMENTS

Had the cutest and strangest experience this morning on the way home from our walk. It was another miserable sweaty walk this morning and there are these tiny little gnats out that we’ve never seen before. They’re teensie-tiny black flies and they bite! And for being so amazingly small, their […]

Posted by javaz On Jun - 10 - 2010 6 COMMENTS

The Blackhawks! What an exciting game that went into OT! And the Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup away from home! Trivia questions for hockey fans – What are they going to do once the Cup gets too big for them all to hoist in the air and carry around? Do […]

Categories: Society, Sports
Posted by javaz On May - 30 - 2010 11 COMMENTS

Janet Evanovich is a writer of women’s fiction, aka romance novels, except for her ‘By the Numbers Series’, which also appeals to men, teens, adults, and the elderly. The series is also known as the tales of Stephanie Plum, and the books’ titles are based on numbers such as: “One […]

Posted by javaz On Mar - 3 - 2010 45 COMMENTS

This morning as I was watching last night’s Craig Ferguson Show that we tape since we can’t stay up that late, his monologue struck a chord with me. He stated that he’s been feeling rather depressed lately, and I have to admit that so have I, and I wonder if […]

Posted by javaz On Feb - 21 - 2010 108 COMMENTS

A Federal Grand Jury has been investigating Sheriff Joe Arpaio for abuse of power in Maricopa County, Arizona since January 7th, 2010. The investigation is in regards to Sheriff Joe’s actions against those in Maricopa County that disagree and/or criticize him. Sheriff Joe and his close friend, the County Attorney […]

Posted by javaz On Feb - 10 - 2010 554 COMMENTS

We need to start a movement, a splinter group from the Democratic Party. I am not talking about “media” or “profits” but am talking about starting a movement that somehow forms and takes off. Heck, I think we’ll even get folks that consider themselves Teabaggers, because not all Teabaggers are […]

Posted by javaz On Feb - 6 - 2010 23 COMMENTS

Choice under new attack from Operation Rescue, led by Troy Newman, the president of the organization. Operation Rescue has launched a new anti-choice campaign by offering $10,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of OB/GYN doctors that perform abortions. Operation Rescue has begun an advertising blitz on the radio, over […]

Posted by javaz On Feb - 6 - 2010 77 COMMENTS

As everyone probably knows by now, the great Tea Party Convention is in full swing this weekend in Nashville. A whopping 600 teabaggers are gathered to hear their leaders, and are especially excited to hear Sarah Palin. The convention kicked off to a great start with notable speaker Tom Tancredo […]

Posted by javaz On Feb - 5 - 2010 11 COMMENTS

This morning I happened upon an article dated January 21st, 2010 from the East Valley Tribune about a meeting of religious leaders regarding immigration. The Arizona Interfaith Network is hosting the event, which will begin with a prayer service, followed by a press conference and panel discussion. The intent is […]

Posted by javaz On Feb - 1 - 2010 30 COMMENTS

The official Super Bowl Sunday began January 15th, 1967 when the Green Bay Packers defeated the Kansas City Chiefs. The NFL had full control of the game since 1920, until the AFL began in 1960. June 8th, 1966, the two leagues agreed on a merger, with the condition that the […]

Posted by javaz On Jan - 16 - 2010 35 COMMENTS

I would like to preface this post by stating that I am not denying that global warming or climate change is occurring presently. I have no opinion on whether or not climate change or global warming is man made or a natural phenomenon or both. The point of this post […]

Posted by javaz On Jan - 5 - 2010 28 COMMENTS

The Conference Board Research Group has released the results of their survey regarding job satisfaction and the results show that 45% of Americans are content with their jobs. The lowest rate of job satisfaction since the study began over twenty-two years ago. The study concludes that workers dissatisfaction with their […]

Posted by javaz On Dec - 27 - 2009 18 COMMENTS

Well, it’s that time of year when most of us reflect on the past twelve months, and make resolutions for the next year. If you’re typical, most of the resolutions made will be broken in the first week of the New Year, and some will be broken before the morning […]

Posted by javaz On Dec - 9 - 2009 47 COMMENTS

This morning after my husband and I walked our little dog, and while my husband was on the phone, an unfamiliar vehicle pulled into our drive. I could see the older woman with a cell phone at her ear, trying to get into our yard. I asked my husband if […]

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