Walking home from work yesterday I found myself not in Cambridge, MA, but instead at a “house concert” in Talkeetna, Alaska. Folkies, check out this fantastic live performance by Mark Erelli and Jake Armerding over at Whole Wheat Radio. “Troubadour blues, troubadour blues, all you need’s a simple song, three chords and the truth”.

Ballotwatch is “a comprehensive collection of international, statewide and local initiatives, referendums and recalls that will appear and have appeared on the ballot.” They have information on this year’s initiatives, organized both by issue and by state.

Bill Clinton: “If one candidate is trying to scare you and the other trying to get you to think; if one candidate is appealing to your fears and the other one is appealing to your hopes — you better go for the person who wants you to think and hope.”

Around 1am last night we heard a car horn, a series of doppler-shifting masculine whoops and and the whoosh of an accelerator. Now awake, my wife picked her head up and said, “well, I guess we know who won.”