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Wednesday, June 11, 2008



Sign over a Gynecologist's Office:

'Dr. Jones, at your cervix.'


In a Podiatrist's office:

'Time wounds all heels.'


On a Septic Tank Truck:

Yesterday's Meals on Wheels


At a Proctologist's door:

'To expedite your visit, please back in.'


On a Plumber's truck:

'We repair what your husband fixed.'


On another Plumber's truck:

'Don't sleep with a drip. Call your plumber.'


On a Church's Bill board:

'7 days without God makes one weak.'


At a Tire Shop in Milwaukee:

'Invite us to your next blowout.'


At a Towing company:

'We don't charge an arm and a leg. We want tows.'


On an Electrician's truck:

'Let us remove your shorts.'


In a Nonsmoking Area:

'If we see smoke, we will assume you are on fire and take appropriate action.'


On a Maternity Room door:

'Push. Push. Push.'


At an Optometrist's Office:

'If you don't see what you're looking for, you've come to the right place.'


On a Taxidermist's window:

'We really know our stuff.'


On a Fence:

'Salesmen welcome! Dog food is expensive!'


At a Car Dealership:

'The best way to get back on your feet - miss a car payment.'


Outside a Muffler Shop:

'Come on in; we know you're here.'


In a Veterinarian's waiting room:

'Be back in 5 minutes. Sit! Stay!'


At the Electric Company

'We would be delighted if you send in your payment.

However, if you don't, you will be.'


In a Restaurant window:

'Don't stand there hungry; come on in and get fed up.'


In the front yard of a Funeral Home:

'Drive carefully. We'll wait.'


At a Propane Filling Station:

'Thank heaven for little grills.'


And don't forget the sign at a CHICAGO RADIATOR SHOP:

'Best place in town to take a leak.'


Sign on the back of another Septic Tank Truck:

'Caution - This Truck is full of Political Promises'

"Let's all be careful out there!"


"Let's all be careful out there!"



And you all thought "Why is the sky blue?" was hard. I floored him with a 5 minute dissertation on the subject.

That windfall profit tax that Obama mused about has already died. At least for now. Also stymied by Senate Republicans was an effort to remove the tax cuts granted to the petroleum industry by Dubya and his sect of big biz cultists.

I spent the day with my "daughter" and grandsons #3 & #4. Every restaurant we went by had signs in the window advising that tomatoes were no longer part of their condiments. Not on burgers, salsa, salads, etc. Mexican food with no salsa?!! They can run the tomatoes through a hot water bath to eliminate the contamination. The big winners should be the canned vegetable companies. All tomato juice, sauce, paste, soup are precooked above 140 degrees, thus killing the bacteria.

Protests over the price of fuel around the world have become deadly. And some OPEC members are calling for a summit between them and the major oil consumption nations. I agree with their iteration that much of the price run-up is due to speculators playing the market rather than traditional market factors. And a lawyer in Florida is suing OPEC for "price fixing".

And while the motivation is different, violence is also happening here in the States.

How much is gas in your area compared to the rest of the nation? Here is a map for the 48 contiguous States and Hawaii. By clicking on the map, you can narrow the image right down to your local streets and stations. Here is one for Canada.

A bad situation, but a fortunate outcome. And how many years of medical school did it take for the surgeon to learn to use a claw hammer?

Again I restate my belief that DUIs should NOT be released from custody until they are sober. Don't the police departments have any concept of the liability they have opened themselves up to by kicking someone loose when bail is paid?

Some signs for sale at a store yesterday:

Thanks for stopping over. I hope I have entertained and/or educated you. Check back later for more. Later, my friends.

"Let's all be careful out there!"