….very busy long weekend ! Thursday I drove to get Piglette, Mike, Sweetous and then drove to my Parents’ house for Thanksgiving dinner. Then we drove back to Piglette’s place. Friday, we went prowling around the stores and managed to keep the spending to a “minimum”. Friday evening we watched baby Mike whilst Pig and Mike went to a reunion. We drove back Saturday; and once home I promptly got on my computer and got lost in cyberspace ’til midnight. Today was a whirlwind of household chores, shopping, and some lurking and prowling. I was sorely tempted to buy a tiny computer at Best Buy but restrained myself for the time being; perhaps later this week after I pay the bills…
Some recent pictures of baby Mike…
Some more trashy humor for the secular holidays….
This is from one of my email buddies.
How to make bedroom slippers out of maxi pads… Continue reading
Links to candy recipes via email from Caryn….
Look, a picture of LB when she was a baby….
White extremists lash out over election of first black president – Los Angeles Times – this is outrageous and appalling ! I’m not an Obama supporter because I am Pro-Life; his being Black did not even enter into my voting decision. It’s really hard to comprehend that this kind of garbage still happens ! Come on people ! Oppose the man based on his ideas and track record not his Race !
He is our President now; we need to support him even if we don’t agree with all his ideas. My opinion is that he will likely make some good changes regarding the economy and health care issues.
The resurgence of the Klan combined with the economy being in the toilet is worrisome; this could be a very volatile situation. Obama better get the Army out of Iraq because we may need it right here at home to keep order.
Some good videos via email from Smitty….
- Needle Sized Art – fascinating tiny detailed sculptures.
- Kim Komando’s Video of the Day » Blog Archive » The amazing Lyrebird – this bird mimics other birds and anything else it hears.
- Know Jack Schitt – a little twisted humour.
Now when the centurion, who stood facing him, saw that in this way he* breathed his last, he said, ‘Truly this man was God’s Son!’ – from Mark 15:33-41 The Death of Jesus.
In this book the author pairs each of the Deadly Sins with one of the Beatitudes. Chapter 6 contrasts wrath and being a peacemaker. The author describes how at the death of Jesus on the cross one of the Roman soldiers acknowledged that Jesus was the Son of God and that this was one of the titles claimed by Caeser. This illustrates the vast difference bewteen wrath and peacemaking. I had never noticed it before but the testimony of the soldier that Jeus was the Son of God; that is a very profound testimony especially considering the source.
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I took Puppy to get groomed today. Then I went out for a manly breakfast with LB followed by a Wal-Mart run and then a leisurely afternoon in BN. Now I’m home surfing the web. Look, here is a picture of dog Puppy ! Ain’t she a cute one…. Continue reading
From Smitty via email….
Things you can say ONLY at Thanksgiving….
Look ! a picture of me when I was much younger (circa 1985) and not so fat….. Continue reading
Food safety recall: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/27785435/from/ET/
I was out walking this morning but cut it short after 20 minutes ’cause it was cold ! I made up for it though by walking the halls and stairs in our building. We have a fairly large 3-story building; so walking the halls and alternating the stairs on each end for 15 minutes was a decent work out. I got a good “huff” out of that.
It’s nearly lunch time, been working this spreadsheet and getting some surfing in too on the side. Here are links to some good sites I found today…. Continue reading
The New Atlantis » Is Stupid Making Us Google? – I am a devotee of Google and I love to surf the web. I hate to say it, but I believe that this article is a dead on accurate assesment of the sorry state we find ourselves in. The internet is a double edged sword, we all need to take pains to use it wisely.
A lack of daily physical activity can lead to obesity, a major factor in developing type 2 diabetes – stand up and step away from the computer ! That is something I need to be constantly vigilante to make sure I get enough exercise. From what I read I can see I’m not alone.
snopes.com: Visa Fraud Investigation Scam – Here is another scam making the rounds. If someone calls and asks for the code number on the back of your card; don’t give ot to them !
An Eclectic Mind : How Not to Get Caught in a Phishing Net – read and heed this article about how to avoid getting your pants screwed off. Some more related links: