“Here is what these words mean: Mene[e]: God has numbered the days of your reign and brought it to an end. 27 Tekel[f]: You have been weighed on the scales and found wanting. 28 Peres[g]: Your kingdom is divided and given to the Medes and Persians.” Daniel 5:26 Big news this week was Orangemanbad Trump … Continue reading mene, mene, tekel, parsin
I do my best thinking while walking the dogs in the morning. This morning, I was thinking about how when I leave to walk the dogs, the people that are speeding down my street are the old timers, heading God-knows-where. They are ahead of the soccer moms as the most hazardous thing to pedestrians in … Continue reading Well, that was exciting.
Well maybe not "at last" I knew I had jury duty this week, but forgot what day it was. Turns out, it was today. I was dreading it. Nothing worse than to commute down to the hood to sit, asses and elbows, with the rest of the wreched waiting for the doom of actually being … Continue reading Free at last, Free at last…
This weekend the guys have been clingy. Herself is off to the Motherland to visit family. Last couple days she's been home and the dogs have loved it. I've had to stop Jethro from bounding to the door on the end of our walks. They miss her. Tax season this year has been tougher than … Continue reading Sunday Dog Stuff
My homebois. These dudes all had real jobs, but played bluegrass. I loved watching them. And I love bluegrass. And why not? As long as you can holler in tune and you got it. It's like blues in a way. https://youtu.be/U2FB54DOldo What they are saying: Was in the spring, one sunny dayMy sweetheart left me, … Continue reading Bluegrass Saturday
Turns out, I have the day off today. Who knew? I found out on a conference call, which caused me to check the HR site. So I spent the morning at the school with my brother Knights serving breakfast the veterans that showed up to talk to the kids. This consisted of standing around looking … Continue reading Happy Veteran’s Day
The elections were the other day. So what? Supposed to be a red wave. More like a red puddle. or Piddle. You know when you don't give it a good enough shake and end up with piddle down your leg. Feels sort of like that. Lot of good quotes though: What kind of political system … Continue reading The Red Puddle
Haven't done a travel story in some time. This weekend found me at a wedding somewhat south of the motherland (Northern Va), in Richmond. The area in that part of the country has a number of fantastically beautiful winery venues, and this one was was spectacularly so, with a view of the James River. Richmond … Continue reading Richmond, Va
Yesterday I posted about viral video from a starbucks employee. Damn thing's been around. Turns out, this person is a labor 'activist' and student at an ivy league school. Hope it's not in angry studies or matters will be worse. For whatever it is. Life's tough enough without being stupid, is what I'm trying to … Continue reading Can’t Find it
A video went viral on Twitter the other day. I don't have twitter, but I heard it on the radio, and it wasn't long before this or that site got hold of it, and the youtubers started commenting. I had no desire to see it. But I was eating lunch whilst scanning my subscriptions for … Continue reading My Advice? Suck it up.