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hey, early warning. who wants to meet kelly westlund, candidate for wis 7th district?

i am planning a fundraiser at my farm for her, tentatively scheduled for thurs oct 2nd.

kelly is an excellent candidate, fighting teabagger sean duffy, and the koch bros for david obey's old seat, the top third of wisconsin.
kelly is also a du'er.
see this thread, there are a couple others.
http://www.democraticunderground.com/10025352370

will plug in gd later.
please knr.

et correct my short lapse into wishful thinking.

hey, early warning. who wants to meet kelly westlund, candidate for wis 7th district?

i am planning a fundraiser at my farm for her, tentatively scheduled for thurs oct 2nd.

kelly is an excellent candidate, fighting teabagger sean duffy, and the koch bros for david obey's old seat, the top third of wisconsin.
kelly is also a du'er.
see this thread, there are a couple others.
http://www.democraticunderground.com/10025352370

will plug in gd later.
please knr.

et correct my short lapse into wishful thinking.

so, vintage spirits.

long story short i was gifted a bunch of brown liquor in sealed bottles.
one of the labels, on a bottle of 12 yo kentucky bourbon, has a date of 1967.
there is a bottle of canadian club with a very old label. says imported, no warnings, etc.
couple other bottles. some scotch, some canadians.

i tried to search ebay, but got a lot of empty bottles.
anybody have any idea what this stuff is worth?
all pristine labels and slightly worn seals.

mary burke declared winner.

in wis primary.
du'er kelly westlund kicking ass.

http://www.wqow.com/story/26264846/2014/08/12/mary-burke-declared-winner-of-democratic-primary-in-race-for-governor

ok cheeseheads, who wants some pizza?- and results watching thread

anybody working the polls up there today?
i posted this thread for the kelly westlund campaign-http://www.democraticunderground.com/108412258#post6

but hell, didnt get a lot of takers, and will be happy to send a pie to any wisconsin field office with a du'er.

you can post here, or pm.

and please k&r, as this is a short shelf life thread.

ok, a special offer for my cheesehead friends.

hopefully everyone has been following kelly westlund's threads here, and also saw this one-http://www.democraticunderground.com/10025359264

i have a special primary day offer for those of you up north-
right now team westlund has 7 service offices.
i will send the biggest, best pizza in town to any office that has a du'er check in on tuesday.
if you know you are going to be there, or sign up now, let me know, and i will get it set up for you now.
but i will watch this thread on tuesday, and will be ready with the plastic to make the call.

also accepting recommendations for great food outlets. just in case great pizza is not available at all locations.

and oh yeah, https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/demunderground

hey, its my 60th birthday today.

i have had one of those years where you wonder how you trudged through it, but the light is clearly on at the end of the tunnel. i am still on the right side of the grass. i still have my farm. i still have a pack of the worlds greatest dogs.

so, who wants to give me a little present? just a small one is fine. you dont have to get carried away.


and help her take back wisconsin.

please note that this is du's very own funding page. so i am watching. it stands at 9 donations now.

https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/demunderground


all i want for my birthday is for du to show kelly the love.
thx.

ok, du, time to show us what you can do.

i had the pleasure of meeting kelly westlund, candidate for david obey's old seat in upper wis, 7th district.
she is a fantastic candidate. she is in the koch brothers sights, big time. the district is full of timber and ore, and sits on lake superior. they even stuck a teabagger in her primary to prevent crossover voting. sean duffy's first 3 donors are americans for progress, crossroads, and just flat out, the kock brothers.
she will help boot scott walker in the general, because she has a 10pt gender advantage. and it IS a long time republican district. the assholes are always watching us. they saw david obey leave without a successor, and they jumped in and took that seat.
time to take it BACK!!!!!

i have been braggin on y'all, telling her how much we love to talk to candidates, and what we did for others, including andy stephenson.
i will be starting a funding challenge soon here, so grease up that plastic.

in the meantime, please pop over to this thread, and say hi.
i will be peppering her about my own issues, the environment, the small farm economy, soil conservation, and families.

hit her up, k&r, and please show her an awesome du welcome.
http://www.democraticunderground.com/1251373403

i would like to apply to host this group.

when a thread on how sexism is impacting my life gets shut down and i am told it is "only tangentially related to feminism" there is something wrong going on here.
that the thread only got a couple of responses shows that either this forum is a back water where no one dares tread, or i am not heard because the loudest voices here do not wish to have my voice heard.

either way, this is hosed up. and locking threads for no reason is just not a SUPPOSED to be allowed. cross posting is not against the rules. hell, boring threads are not against the rules.

just amazing that i would be silenced here.

women and gardener's 8th intelligence. apparently, i am a witch.

(x-posting for more eyes- http://www.democraticunderground.com/113911387#post18)

so, gardener's 8th (last. hmm) intelligence is the naturalist.
the grower, the nurturer and the teacher of all things wild.

i am this. i always was this. my dad was this. both my gramps were this.
4 of my 5 kids are this.

the randomness of the universe delivered me a chance to spend my "golden years" doing this. my little farm is the place i am. i spend ssoooo much time teaching, especially kids. i get visitors all the time. i have no fence. i live in a less-than average density area of the city. but it is still the city

i also, of course, get a little more than my share of freaks.
since i started this 2 1/2 years ago, i have had a dozen visits from the city, long chats with my alderman's staff, and a bazillion hours of tense neighborhood relations work.
when you have ZERO of the 8th intelligence, i can talk to you all day, and you wont get it. when you have it, which is to say, a lot of adults, and pretty much every kid, you fall in love with the whole place.

i have taken to making jokes about being a witch. i believe that this is what the whole archetype of the witch comes from. or vice versa. but i do think some of these people watched too many disney movies.
i actually had one neighbor react to my excitement that we once again have breeding crows in the hood, a decade+ after west nile virus wiped them out, with horror. oooo i hate the crows. i am afraid of the crows.
this fool actually called the city to complain that i was attracting crows. and the fool from the city actually repeated that complaint to me, like it was a legit complaint.

and of course, there are the complaints about rats.
i have places of harborage. not rats, just hiding places.
i keep chickens. just look on the interwebs for chickens and rats i was told.
(i keep one of the tightest coops in the city.)
when i acquired some formerly feral cats to combat THEIR rats, (we are nearly 0 food waste here, it isnt me.) they had a shit fit about that.
i have 4 working dogs. 2 terriers, yes, rat terriers, and 2 big bull dogs.
i am to blame for all animal noise on the block.
and that includes my roo, who i can barely hear on my own back porch.

so, anyway, why i bring this here is this-
i would like to tap the hive mind about witch trials.
i would like to be able to cite specific, documented instances of women like me, who were stripped of their property.
and ftr, i am the crone of story and song.
i am 60 yo, skinny, wiry, tattooed. unkempt white hair.
property.
a propensity to subvert parental authority by talking to children without permission.
a plot full of weeds. which i know the names and uses for.

and a very short temper attached to a very big mouth.
my first tat was my avatar, with the wording-
you say i'm a bitch like it's a bad thing.

and of course, i am master of dogs, cats, chickens, rats and crows. so far. i have my eye on a little black squirrel that just ventured out of the nest the other day.

so, my beloved hive mind-
load me up. i want the cites and the names.


(ps, yes, there may be a law suit in the future. we shall see. i may just pack up and move this act somewhere where i dont have to take this shit. my divorce settlement would keep my in umbrella drinks and fresh mangos for the rest of my life in costa rica. and i wouldnt have to work like a rented mule. either way, i will have the last laugh here.)

xo du


eta-
link to wiki on gardener-
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theory_of_multiple_intelligences
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