Monthly Archives: February 2011
One of the things I did when I overhauled my dietary habits five years ago was to stop drinking lattés. Here & there, sure, but for the most part when I drink coffee nowadays, it’s an Americano (or, when I … Continue reading
My cat Väinämöinen and I celebrate the birthday of the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic.
Today the Alaska Senate Judiciary Committee is hearing testimony on Senate Bill 11, the the Alaska Hate Crimes Act, “An Act relating to the commission of a crime when the defendant directed the conduct constituting the crime at the victim … Continue reading
I haven’t been writing many posts on Henkimaa lately, but I have been (1) writing on Bent Alaska; (2) organizing my writing; (3) writing; (4) thinking about writing posts on Henkimaa.
There was some good news today, but there was also some pretty shitty news. That, on top of not getting enough to eat today, made me feel pretty damned aggro. As is evident in just a few of my tweets … Continue reading
Anthony Rollins case has now been in the hands of the jury for a full week. Wow. Wonder why it’s taking them so long to decide? #fb # Salon.com: A chronology of events in Libya (h/t @MariKurisato) http://bit.ly/e3aodp #fb # … Continue reading
University of Alaska poised to ban sexual orientation discrimination. Excellent reporting by ADN’s Sean Cockerham. http://bit.ly/giubkH #fb # After 20 yrs as University of Alaska staff, it’s good to know I & other LGBT staff/faculty/students no longer need fear discrimination. … Continue reading
Last night my friend Marcia’s dog Kimmee was attacked — for the second time — by the two dogs of a neglectful, irresponsible neighbor. And I’m pissed.
My tweets today were a mix of Rollins trial & Valentine’s Day. Today in Anchorage Superior Court, closing arguments were heard in the case, and then it went to the jury. We might hear a verdict as early as Tuesday. … Continue reading
Today in court, cross-examination of Anthony Rollins, the former Anchorage Police Department officer accused of serial rape while on the job, concluded. Rollins continued to claim that any sexual contact he had with alleged victims was consensual in nature. Rther … Continue reading