Monday, August 04, 2008


We have people around us clamoring for change. Some have there hands out for some government chump change, and some think that electing an inexperienced person who flip-flops will bring about change.

Only I can offer you real change. The change I offer will make your eyes widen, will make you smile, and will take you back to your youth (well, if you click on the RT Tube thingy).

While I'd love for physical and geographic change, like yesterday, I can offer you

See you on the flip-side!

Sunday, August 03, 2008

How I roll

Snigs has an example of how her mind works when she is thinking/talking to herself. When my mind is empty, I'm not as witty. I tend to over-think my life.

However, I will give you a peek into how my mind works. It can be a trip. I'm watching a show that is following a band through their first real recording and their official launch. I was watching a photo shoot. They were not "feeling it," as they said. It wasn't "them." My thoughts? "Well, dudes, you signed on that coveted dotted line...suck it up. When you are legend and have been in the business for 10-20 years, then you can make demands." Then that reminded me of the band I lived with, as they were equally full of themselves. (I did their hair and make-up, too....I've been to the photo shoot from hell.) Yeah, they had a record contract, as minor as it was, but that was no excuse to be prima donnas....eight people in a two-bedroom apartment and about to be living in the practice space does not afford you to behave like the world revolves around you. Well, in any case, hope their dreams come true. Unfortunately, the more I watch of their show, the more I see that the individual egos will not all fit in the room. All the little fits of each member wanting equal recognition = doom.

So, as I was remembering my life of 21 years ago and listening to this "new" band, I thought, "Do they realize that even with the show and the new deal, they still have a slim chance of getting whatever it is they are after?" I mean how many one-hit wonders have we liked that we never heard from ever again? Then, I started listening to them talk some more. They admitted they were whining, at least. The singer wondered why they didn't put them in a wrecking yard or something. (Their shoot was in a field somewhere.)

Yeah, that's when my mind switched gears. See, every time I have a thinking-spell (heh) it goes back to a song that I like. You, see, back when Mr. Mellencamp was John Cougar whatever, I loved this song (still do). It was shot a quarry. Quarry, big mechanical stuff....wrecking yard.....yeah...that's how I roll.


I'm sorry my posts have been pretty blah the past few days. My head is elsewhere. I appreciate your patience with my funk. Hopefully these headlines will give you a chuckle.

1. Don't streak, get drunk or sleep outside
Dangit! Where was that advice many moons ago?

2. World's oldest joke traced back to 1900 BC
Caveman Bob: "Caveman Larry!"
Caveman Larry: "Grrrnnntttt!"
Caveman Bob: "Pull my finger!"
Caveman Larry: "Grrrrnnnnttt, uh-ah, grrrnnnntttt!!!!"

3. Ancestor of T-Rex dinosaur unearthed in Poland
The discovery of the T-Rexski brought about a surprising discovery: The T-Rexski had a strict diet of perogies.

4. Women at party mistake police for male strippers
Wyatt loves playing that joke on unsuspecting perps when he interrogates them in that hot, tiny room with the really bright light.

5. Mafia godfather's daughter ties knot in Corleone
So, do you think a pre-nup was needed? That guy better never make her unhappy, eh?

6. South Africa's ambitious climate change strategy may include carbon tax
Hey guys in the homeland of my grandfather: How about you improve the lives of those in the "townships" via jobs and such and then work on that aids problem, first. I'm just sayin'.

7. Dunkin' Donuts Adds Healthier Options
Two words that do not belong in the same sentence: Donuts and healthier.

8. Drunk man tries to fill his car with jet fuel
Well, the little voices in his head were saying, "Sunday, Sunday, Sunday.....jet-fuel funny cars!" He wanted to drive one is all. (What an ass.)

9. The stripper and the steelworker
The cashier and the cowboy
The accountant and the apple farmer
The hairdresser and the Harrier pilot
Wow, I could do this all day. ;P''''

10. Monkey from Mars: A Ga. crime lab's museum oddity
Was it some brass monkey???? (Enjoy the bad breakdancing.)

Sunday Song

Luke 17:1-10
And he said to his disciples, "Temptations to sin are sure to come, but woe to the one through whom they come! It would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck and he were cast into the sea than that he should cause one of these little ones to sin. Pay attention to yourselves! If your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him, and if he sins against you seven times in the day, and turns to you seven times, saying, 'I repent,' you must forgive him."

The apostles said to the Lord, "Increase our faith!" And the Lord said, "If you had faith like a grain of mustard seed, you could say to this mulberry tree, 'Be uprooted and planted in the sea,' and it would obey you.

"Will any one of you who has a servant plowing or keeping sheep say to him when he has come in from the field, 'Come at once and recline at table'? Will he not rather say to him, 'Prepare supper for me, and dress properly, and serve me while I eat and drink, and afterward you will eat and drink'? Does he thank the servant because he did what was commanded So you also, when you have done all that you were commanded, say, 'We are unworthy servants; we have only done what was our duty.'"

I Corinthians 13:11-13
When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put childish ways behind me. Now we see but a poor reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known.

And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.

Rita Springer
"I have to Believe"

I have posted this song in the past. I truly believe God sees everything that happens in our lives. He see our hurts and tears. He listens to our prayers with a heart that only a loving father can.

When Jesus was on Earth, He had to endure all the emotional and physical pain (and then some) that we experience from time to time. He wept, too.

What He has that we will never have are "the answers". He knows His plan and purpose for our lives. I believe He instills in us the desires of hearts, too--that He plans our steps, as well.

We especially see God's presence and work in our lives when we learn to let go and when we realize that not only should we seek forgiveness, but also provide it. That opens us up to submitting ourselves to Him. That is also when we learn how deeply God loves us and how we can then show His love to others.

Saturday, August 02, 2008


Saw these comics...liked them...sharin' them.

Friday, August 01, 2008

Got any suggestions?

I'm at a loss about what to cook for my Sunday dinner. Do you have any suggestions? If you do, keep in mind that I am cooking for just me, I am allergic to tomatoes, and I absolutely hate Brussel sprouts. I've also had fish about three times this week and I'd like to have something else.

Yeah, lame post, eh?

I've had a lot on my mind the past few days. I need a hug (or a bazillion).

Think I could get some hugs from this guy?


I'm kind of bored and not feeling like I want to go out, so I've been taking stupid blog quizzes. Judging by my birthday, I'd say I have four months from today before I turn another decade older. Dangit. Well, at least I don't look or feel 40.

Your Birthdate: December 1

You don't just believe in love at first site - you've experienced it.

You develop crushes pretty easily, but keeping your interest is another matter!

You are very prone to love - hate relationships.

Number of True Loves You'll Have: 2

Number of Times You'll Have Your Heart Broken: 4

You are most compatible with people born on the 1st, 10th, 19th, and 28th of the month.

Thank you for your prayers

My dad called yesterday evening to tell me that my aunt decided to settle with him instead of continuing the lawsuit. She decided to do so after his deposition was completed yesterday morning. He was more than generous and fair with her, but in the long run it saves him from further stress and emotional pain. He'll be 70 in November and he doesn't need his wanker of a sister making his life miserable.

When he called, he was so happy that everything was over, and that was good news for me.

I just wanted to thank you all for thinking good thoughts and praying for my dad. This has been a stressful year for him, and I hope that now he can go on a nice long vacation without a care in the world.

Caption Contest

Boy, the gas prices are hitting everyone, eh? Come up with a witty and fun caption. I'll post winners Monday evening. Have a great weekend! :) (Photoshop entries are always welcome, too.)

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