We had ice today, which shut down a lot of the numbnuttery. Speaking of numbnuts, Jethro was overjoyed to discover ice was falling from the sky. https://vimeo.com/794682513 I cut out the parts where he was doing his bidness. This is a family site, after all. That white stuff is ice. It was thundering as it … Continue reading Wintry Mix
I was listening to talk radio in the morning, as I normally do, and the host was prattling on about the Republican upstarts putting in a bill for a fair tax. Fair tax being - getting rid of income tax, and instituting a 30% sales tax. That's hardly fair. First off I believe the income … Continue reading That’s Hardly Fair
We're getting a 'Wint'ry Mix' tomorrow, and the city here is shutting down. It's been hovering around freezing today, and right on queue, the simpletons among us have been wrecking their cars. I took a break to go get something to eat, and right in front of Wally World was a mustang up on the … Continue reading And So it Begins…
I was at the dentist the other day getting a filling repaired. It wasn't usual dentist, since he was too busy with another patient. Fair enough, I've often been the one that breaks into the schedule in the middle of the day to have something or another looked at. While they were working the doctor … Continue reading That’s gonna leave a mark.
A few years ago, I was having a phone interview that a friend of mine setup. I really wasn't looking for a job. But this was a well known company, an industry standard, and one whose products I've used and liked for years. It went well enough, however, my friends boss told him it didn't … Continue reading There’s no I in my AI
My son in law is into pizza. He's got a propane pizza oven, makes his own dough. So my son bought him a pizza peel, from Ooni. Behold: That's the way it showed up. That's also the way it's replacement showed up. Seems easy enough to fix. That's not a joint. The joints held. What … Continue reading Let Papa Fix It
My life is complete. Proton has released Proton Calendar for IoS. Doesn't seem like a big deal. But it is to me. I can't sync my phone to my work computer. I sync to outlook on my personal machine, but that results in two calendars - one for Outlook, one for my iPhone. Great. I … Continue reading Gonna be a Great Day, Tater.
It's been sunny and nice the last few days. So I've had time to size up the estate here. I'm thinking my olive trees took a beating in the little cold snap we had a few weeks ago. I covered them with heavy canvas, piled leaves around them, and put a heating pad at their … Continue reading Not Good
News this week was that the consumer product safety commission want's to ban our gas stoves. More here. Then they said no, we weren't planning on that. Apparently, it had to do with rascisms. The output of the gas stove hurts the poor and vibrant's cognitive ability. Sure. I think that's a chicken and egg … Continue reading Yeah…That’s a Big Fat Nope.
Today was my mom's birthday. She was a great lady. Her dad dying when she was three, her mom at ten, she grew up poor and worked her way up to being an RN, when she met my dad. She ruled the roost. If our family was a corporation, she was the CFO/COO. She was … Continue reading Damn near forgot