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Sunday, March 9th, 2014
12:23 am
as it should be
Wednesday, September 7th, 2011
3:09 pm
Texas Firestorms

Southern televangelists have always been quick to interpret natural disasters as God's wrath for our behavior.  I hope they don't miss how God feels about Gov. Perry running for President.
Friday, August 26th, 2011
8:07 pm
I've been trying to pick my spirits up because I've heard that these hurricanes are spawned from the doldrums.

Current Mood: melancholy
Wednesday, July 20th, 2011
2:04 pm
Wednesday, July 13th, 2011
8:22 pm
Flight School 2011

"You go!"  "No, you go first!"  "Dad says he wants you to go."  "Go!"
Tuesday, May 24th, 2011
9:23 pm

Test Post

Why are my comments getting rejected?

Why am I getting so many page views when I haven't posted in months?

I blame Comcast.

Thursday, March 24th, 2011
1:54 pm
4th of July ski party!  YEAH!
Thursday, February 10th, 2011
2:10 pm
Again - Me Without A Camera!
OK. I just saw the freakiest thing.  I'm heading north on Elk Grove/Florin (south Watt) and a hook and ladder firetruck peals out of the Safeway parking lot with it's light on. It's one of those really long jobs and I stay appropriately back behind it in traffic.  But then the rear of the truck starts drifting to the side. I didn't follow it because I came to my street but it looked like it was fighting to stay going forward.  But it kept going on in to the distance.  Firefighters often use the truck to go grocery shopping so they have it if they get a call.  But did they leave someone behind...like the rear cap operator?  All I can think of is Kramer ain't got the caboose this time. The truck was going straight and using all three lanes.
Thursday, December 23rd, 2010
3:38 pm
More Lame Observations
Christmas today reminds me of a giant pyramid scheme.  Half the people want to bail because they realize they can't win (joy).  And the other half are screaming "you can't quit now or we'll lose everything" (economy).

Currently in Stores:  Amateur Livers 13%, Angry Wives on the phone 43%,  Pods 6%.
Sunday, October 31st, 2010
4:23 pm
Eerie Place
Because of the pounding political ads on TV, I am abstaining from TV until after the election.  So maybe this has been all over the news and I've missed it.  Only a few years ago, many were predicting that Halloween was going to overtake Christmas in terms of decorating and merriment.
But something weird has happened.  I just went to get something to eat, and as I drove back, I realized: not one house in my neighborhood has decorated for Halloween.  Not even the old fashioned stuff that the kids made in school.  Nothing!
Now, obviously, the economy must have something to do with it but I wonder if that's the entire picture.  We have a lot of folks here now that may have no historical knowledge of Halloween.  Kurdish, Sikh, Russian, Hmong and other Chinese immigrants are all well represented here.  I wonder if they have any use for or tolerance of halloween revelry.  And of course, it's anyone's guess as to how many of these houses are actually vacant or occupied by squatters that are just laying low.

It's just feels like a cold and lonely place considering it's Halloween.  Is that an irony?
Sunday, October 24th, 2010
11:47 pm
Messed Up Realization No. 14
There are no political ads during most infomercials.
Saturday, October 2nd, 2010
10:04 pm
why do I feel so unsettled?  I have never felt so unsettled. what is the universe up to?
Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
12:32 pm
In college I wanted to take fiddle
but I ended up flunking violin instead.
Sunday, September 5th, 2010
12:43 am
I love to listen to the sounds out the window at night.  Especially Saturday night.  But one thing I hate to hear is the hawk screeching.  So many of them come now.   I know what it means.  I know all about the circle of life.   Will the friends I made this day be there in the morning?  Or just another lump of feathers?  Yes, I know what this means.
Thursday, August 12th, 2010
4:49 am
It's 4:30 in the morning (don't ask) and I'm looking out the windows when I see what I think is smoke. Thinking that a neighbor's house is on fire I grab some pants and head outside.  But instead of smelling smoke, it smells like winter.  It's the freak'in marine layer just dancing and bobbin along about 200 feet up.  WTF!  I live in Elk Grove, and it's August, and it's 80 miles to the nearest ocean.
Monday, August 9th, 2010
9:43 pm
Google, you've been a very bad boy!

Hello cuil you cute little thing.
Monday, August 2nd, 2010
9:49 pm
I can feel my skeleton as it bumps against things that
would rather it not. I want to drink coffee but it's still too hot.
The cool air flows now through the window and takes
that last bit of moisture and the last fragment of thought.
Thursday, July 22nd, 2010
6:52 am
As one slowly loses his memory, I find that it's easier to keep like items in one place.   For instance, I keep cable connectors in a box.  I keep email addresses in a particular folder.  And I like to keep major organs in my body.
Labeling is always good.  Of course, some things lend themselves to labeling better than others.
Sunday, July 18th, 2010
6:19 pm
Shopping at Costco
Inside of the store reeked of urine.
The parking lot had the smell of dead animals.
So you get the layered olfactory experience.

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010
8:36 pm
Second Night of Mosquito Planes
Some Birds Upset, Not All
...details at eleven...
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