Election Day 2012

Today I’ll be gritting my teeth and heading out to my polling place. Gritting my teeth because I’m not fully behind either of the presidential candidates, but I’m more against one than the other, so that’s going to direct my vote. Not my preference, really, but at least there are lower level choices to be made that I can be a little more confident about. The kids had a mock election in school yesterday. When I got home last night, they asked if I was going to go vote today and I said yes.  I was a little floored by

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Election Year … Meh!

Another election year is here. I’m not feeling it. Normally, I’d care more and be spending some time reading and evaluating so I can at least be a semi-informed voter. With everything going on in my personal life at this point, and with the general state of government being pretty crappy, I’m just not really interested. I watched some of the debates. I admit I wasn’t crazy about Obama in the last election — and I’m not crazy about him in this one either — but I definitely can’t in any way support Romney. Every election year I feel like

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