Your Sister made a sausage pasta dish and Valerie helped with the salad. Kathy, Travis, and Tonia brought strawberry shortcake. Tonia and Valerie started speaking French to each other right away. [Valerie has learned these words while traveling in N.C.: junk, crashing (getting sleepy), mess, huge, cute, and worn out.] Dinner went great. I burned a copy of They Might Be Giants’ Flood and offered to make a CD of Ray Charles for Valerie. She seemed to like my portfolio and my studio. I showed her pictures from my trip to
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Tonia, Valerie, the wife, Travis, and Kathy.
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After the jury failed to give him the death sentence, Moussaoui now says he believes he could have gotten a fair trial in
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The resignation of Porter Goss and executive director Dusty Foggo from the CIA seems to spring from a growing bribery scandal more than his inability to manage the agency. The Wall Street Journal broke the story of congressional bribery stemming from Duke Cunningham’s recent trail and jail sentence. Goss and Foggo allegedly took part in high-stakes poker games (not so bad) that involved concealed bribes and hookers for congressman (a little more bad). The kicker: This happened at the Watergate Hotel. Yes, THAT Watergate Hotel.