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Friday, June 27, 2008


A meat packing compan, Brown Brothers, in the UK has some rather draconian rules regarding restroom breaks during the work day.

It seems as if the German police should have had a easy time in locating this lady after she fled the scene of a theft. Being naked and covered in manure would tend to attract attention. Wouldn't it?

Starting Tuesday, it will be illegal for California drivers to use a handheld cell phone while operating a motor vehicle. The use of headsets is acceptable. The fine won't be too bad though. $20, plus fee, for the first offense. $50, plus fees, for subsequent violations. A lot of countries, and a few of the States, already have similar laws.

Next month the Church of Sweden will conduct drive-in weddings. Honk once for "I do"?

Allegedly never used, a life jacket from the Titanic was recently sold at action for $68,500. I wonder if it would have drawn more if publicized as being "only used once"?

Money and power breed corruption. Thats a given. Also a given is that "pillow talk" is often the "loose lips that sink ships". The Chinese are learning this the hard way. LOL!

One shining example of the mobility of American society and commerce has come to a sudden halt.

"Let's all be careful out there!"



Weather-wise there wasn't a cloud in the sky yesterday. But the 400+ fires burning in and around the delta region of the central valley have made the air as bad as El Lay on a bad smog day. As you can see in the above pics. I was outside most of the afternoon with the daughter and we were both wheezing and had burning eyes.

There is a better than 50/50 chance that 90°N (the North Pole) could be ice free this summer for a brief moment. That would be a first in the history of man.

Like turning the pages of a mystery novel, Phoenix Mars Lander has found the minerals necessary for life in the Martian soil but no evidence of life (past/present), yet.

She calls it intuition but Laura Day's clients claim she has psychic ability. Who are her clients? Corporations who can afford her $10,000 a month fee. Nice work if you can get it.

Why women need catalogs:

Bob works hard at the office but spends two nights each week bowling, and plays golf every Saturday. His wife thinks he's pushing himself too hard, so for his birthday she takes him to a local strip club.

The doorman at the club greets them and says, "Hey, Bob! How ya doin'?"

His wife is puzzled and asks if he's been to this club before.

"Oh no" says Bob. "He's in my bowling league."

When they are seated, a waitress asks Bob if he'd like his usual and brings over a Budweiser.

His wife is becoming increasingly uncomfortable and says, "How did she know that you drink Budweiser?"
"I recognize her, she's the waitress from the golf club. I always have a Bud at the end of the 1st nine, Honey."

A stripper then comes over to their table, throws her arms around Bob, starts to rub herself all over him and says, "Hi Bobby. Want your usual table dance, big boy?"

Bob's wife, now furious, grabs her purse and storms out of the club.

Bob follows and spots her getting into a cab. Before she can slam the door, he jumps in beside her. Bob tries desperately to explain how the stripper must have mistaken him for someone else, but his wife is having none of it. She is screaming at him at the top of her lungs, calling him every 4 letter word in the book.

The cabbie turns around and says, "Geez Bob, you picked up a real bitch this time."
Bob's funeral will be on Friday

"Let's all be careful out there!"


"Let's all be careful out there!"



Yesterday the US Supreme Court struck down the Washington DC city ordinance banning handguns within the city limits. Other cities have similar laws, like Chicago, and are in a panic. Basically, the court has reaffirmed the Second Amendment of our Constitution that allows citizens to "Keep and Bear Arms.". It is a concept the other nations can not get a grip on and goes directly back to the formation of our nation. We are a gun culture. We always have been and always will be. The idea is ingrained so deeply in our national pysch that it it almost genetic. The sad sidebar to all this is that we can expect more and more gun related deaths.

The legal opinion to use torture in interrogations seems to keep reaching back to the White House. Senior officials wanting opinions that would justify their actions. Cheney and Ashcroft's names are the most prominent.

The Court also struck down the so called "Millionaires Amendment" regarding campaign financing.

For about a year now, there has been concern about the massive die off of honey bees in the USA. No one knows the cause and importing bees from other areas has not been successful to replenish the hives. Now, ice cream may fall victim.

Libya may reduce production of crude oil. And the price of crude soared past $140 bbl.

New rules going into effect after the first of the year will make just about any name usable in place of the .com that most of us now use.

More than 40% of American teens get their alcohol for free from adults.

Thanks much for your visit.

I'll be back later with more.

"Let's all be careful out there!"