Texas Liberal

All People Matter

Poem About My Wife To Help You With Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is almost here and I’ve been helping you out with poems for the occasion.  I’ve offered a poem for the lies he is telling you, and a poem for breaking up and loss.

Today we have a poem I’ve written about my wife. I ran this a couple of years ago and I am running it again today.

Tell your sweetie the truth about the good qualities they possess.  Tell him or her in a direct and simple way that is consistent with your personality. In this fashion, you’ll make somebody happy, score points, and be believable.

Here is the poem. It is called “Poem About My Wife.”


With reasonable allowance

For awkward situations

My wife is quite straightforward.


If not always at first

People in time come to realize

The quality of my wife’s advice and skills.


My wife reflects on personal relationships

And tries to get them right.

My wife reflects on her responsibilities

And tries to be a good person.


A left-handed Jewish woman

My wife has no illusions about what people are

And the things they are capable of.

February 9, 2009 Posted by | My Wife Is The Best Person Ever, Poetry | , , | 1 Comment

Texas Progressive Alliance Round-Up—Definitions Of Confederation

The Texas Progressive Alliance is a confederation of liberal and progressive Texas bloggers.  Each week, a round-up is issued to inform you, the blog reading public, as to what Texas bloggers thought merited a second look as the week’s best posts.  

Here are definitions of the word confederation

1. the act of confederating.
2. the state of being confederated.
3. a league or alliance.
4. a group of confederates, esp. of states more or less permanently united for common purposes.
5. the Confederation, the union of the 13 original U.S. states under the Articles of Confederation 1781–89.
6. (initial capital letter) the federation of Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia, formed in 1867 and constituting the Dominion of Canada.

Here is the round up— 

TXsharon made another video this week and it’s gross! Watch it on Bluedaze then answer this question and this question if you can and know that HELP IS ON THE WAY!

And speaking of Oil and Gas, WhosPlayin analyzed a contract his city of Lewisville made, leasing its mineral rights cheap to purposely bring in oil and gas development to the suburban Texas city of 92,000.

The Texas Cloverleaf  brings you the Trinity Toll Road Boondoggle, soon to be funded by your tax dollars.

There are four US Attorneys in Texas. Off the Kuff takes a look at the people who want one of those jobs.

BossKitty at TruthHugger is concerned about the changing mental state in America. Are people becoming meaner? What do you think about our Mean Economy Spotlights Mean Spirits – Op Ed

Violence in Mexico and on the US border can’t be ignored any longer. CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme wants Hillary Clinton, not Glenn Beck, to provide solutions.

Adam at Three Wise Men explores the possibility of Howard Dean as Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Continue reading

February 9, 2009 Posted by | Blogroll, Politics, Texas | , , , | Leave a comment

Amsterdam Graffiti

Above is a picture of some graffiti in Amsterdam that was taken by my friend Lisa Marangi.  She lives in Amsterdam.

My on-the-record view of graffiti is that I am opposed to it. My off-the-record view is that I like it if it has some creativity. 

If anyone has any good shots of graffiti in Houston, please e-mail me the picture. I’d be happy to run it. Or, if  you do you own and think it has merit, pass that on as well.

February 9, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , | Leave a comment