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Dispatches from the Republican Convention, Pt. 1

August 29, 2012 by Omar Scott in An Uncommon Mind, Politics

The opening of the Republican convention this week signals political silly season 2012 is approaching its end.  I’ll be sad to see it go.  Since you’re probably gearing up for futbol and football season I figured I’d gather a week dispatches from the Republican convention for you the reader (and yes I mean the single, solitary reader of this blog.)  So we sent our crack team of political reporters to watch CNN and read news reports (did you think I was going to Tampa?  Um, no there’s Republicans down there) so we could bring you an uncommon perspective on this exciting event.
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Tree Stumps and Cherry Pie

July 25, 2012 by Omar Scott in An Uncommon Mind, Society

Much to my dismay and chagrin I spent part of Sunday mowing the weed patch known as my lawn.  Every time I perform this annoying chore I happen upon several tree stumps in the backyard.  I grumble about digging them up as I try, awkwardly, to navigate my way around them.  However, when the job is done and I’m looking out at my lawn while I’m enjoying an adult beverage I forget all about the tree stumps and marvel at how good my weed patch looks.
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Team Estrogen

I knew I was in trouble when I heard a squeaky voice yell out from the bathroom, “Who left the toilet seat up? I almost fell in!” Since I was the only man in the house I knew blame was going to fall squarely on my shoulders. My then two year old daughter bounced out the bathroom, gave me a dirty look and went about her business. The Wife, then pregnant with our second daughter, looked at me and shook her head. It then became clear to me how difficult being the only man in a house full of women was going to be.

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The Smoke Is Clear

After 600 debates and seemingly 100 front runners the Republicans have finally settled on a standard-bearer for the 2012 presidential election. He has to mop up a few primaries to officially collect the nomination, but for all intents and purposes Mitt Romney is guy.  In truth he’s always been the guy but the comedic path Mitt took to get to this point should make Republicans very nervous.

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Hot Off The Press: March-April

March 14, 2012 by Omar Scott in An Uncommon Mind

Welcome back!  Things look a little (okay a lot) different.  We’ve remodeled the whole place.  There’s a fresh coat of paint on the wall and some new furniture.  Uptown Mosaic Magazine is all new for the new issue.   The simpler, cleaner layout makes finding the stories, poetry, photography and art you love easier. Continue reading “Hot Off The Press: March-April” »