ruthless compassion (aroraborealis) wrote,
ruthless compassion

It's too early here in Wyoming to read this sort of thing, but I did, anyway:

Conservatives Oppose New Cervical Cancer Vaccine

I can't begin to express the degree to which that strikes me as more than narrow-mindedness and into downright pigheaded Badness. What is wrong with those people??? (Thanks, beah, for the link.)

Anyway, it's my last morning here; I fly east again this afternoon, arriving on the late side, but not too late, as long as all goes as planned. Sadly, I got no skiing done, because the weather didn't cooperate at any point, but Dad and I had a nice walk up in GTNP yesterday -- very windy and brisk.

It's amazing to think 2005 is nearly over. It's been quite a whirlwind year for me, almost entirely in a good way. I had an interesting talk with my brother this trip about the way that we see positive thinking impacting not only our attitudes but also the way that experiences impact us. It's awfully nice to be out of the fighting years and into the real-conversations-plus-playful-bickering years.

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