Kickass Willie Sutton and Wells-Fargo

Kickass Willie Sutton and Wells-Fargo

Kickass, the doorstop dog, listened with the keeper to this morning’s news report that Wells-Fargo is about to do a BILLION dollar settlement with regulators after admitting to various schemes […]

Kickass goldfinches in the snow

Kickass goldfinches in the snow

Kickass, the doorstop dog, observing the keeper’s usual morning stumble, wonders how many others will be taking photos of goldfinches on snow-covered bird feeders, perhaps even including a cardinal, on […]

Kickass goodbye Barbara and Millie

Kickass goodbye Barbara and Millie

Kickass, the doorstop dog, joins the rest of the world in saying a very respectful goodbye to Barbara Bush, who lived and died on her own terms.  She was decency […]

Kickass they will prevail

Kickass they will prevail

Kickass, the doorstop dog, currently impressed with the young people who are doing their skilled best during a modest remodeling job at the keeper’s house, has been reminded just how […]

Kickass tax day entertainment

Kickass tax day entertainment

Kickass, the doorstop dog, says the keeper would be running the Boston Marathon but it is tax-filing day, and this one with its April snow and ice, is particularly interesting […]

Kickass summer of ice and snow

Kickass summer of ice and snow

Kickass, the doorstop dog, ever anxious to look on the bright side, points to possible business opportunities presented by the fact that it will be snowing throughout the entire spring […]

Kickass weather and real horrors

Kickass weather and real horrors

Kickass, the doorstop dog, says with the plethora of things to be bothered about the past week, including the weather, perhaps the most serious was PBS’s incredibly moving special about […]

Kickass weather over politics

Kickass weather over politics

Kickass. the doorstop dog, along with the keeper, is entertained at the moment by the approach of a thunderstorm skimming over the Wisconsin River bluffs, then slanting off to the […]

Kickass more time with Putin

Kickass more time with Putin

Kickass, the doorstop dog, saturated with explanations for why someone—Ryan wants out of politics, says  you never hear anyone running for office say, “I am running for office because I […]

Kickass goodbye to Ryan and Rand

Kickass goodbye to Ryan and Rand

Kickass, the doorstop dog, says Paul Ryan’s departure from government is akin to a wolf jumping over the fence to get OUT of the sheep pasture.  Just how a devotee […]