Monthly Archives: April 2011

Not quite feelin’ it.

But, I promised that I would have a “party” at the end of National Lab Week and this is it. I made sloppy joes, have some subs coming, the house is clean and a bonfire ready to be built if … Continue reading

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Har hars

And here’s a joke I heard at work…. A man went to his doctor, extremely worried because his pecker was turning orange. His doctor talked to him a bit and then asked “Well, I know you have recently retired. What … Continue reading

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New bathtub?

Well, I scheduled a dude to come over and give me an estimate for a new bathtub/shower combo. Luxurybath supposedly does it cheaper and my friend from work had hers done last year and was quite happy with them. So … Continue reading

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Update on my friends’ daughter…

The beautiful Rachel and her awesome fiance’, Kevin, at Ashlee’s wedding. Please direct all of your Healing Beams at this chickie! Cathy and Clarke’s Rachel, Jessica’s sister, has been having trouble swallowing for about two months. The docs thought it … Continue reading

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Interesting…

Wow. Just read this post    http://hvchronic.com/2011/04/class-wars-and-koch-whores/ at the Hudson Valley Chronic.  http://hvchronic.com/ Some of the interesting numbers… “: in 1988, 63 percent of workers in large private sector firms participated in defined benefit pension plans; last year it was 30 … Continue reading

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Long slow Spring…

Still cold. Still cold and wet. But the sun is shining today. It might reach sixty. I am taking my violas outside to plant. They are looking miserable in the window and they will hopefully be sturdy enough to survive … Continue reading

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Sunny daaaaay…

It’s actually a gorgeous day! The sun has shone all day and we have reached a high temp of 52 F! w00t! Ashlee sent me pics of Links….that cat is the fluffiest thing I have EVER seen. It’s like a … Continue reading

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A quote of note.

I like this. “Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent can not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is … Continue reading

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I’m procrastinating, too!

I slept in late today. Happy to do it, too. I had another one of those crazy unsettling dreams where I have too many animals. I had huge (amazingly) clean aquariums….with wood chip bedding in them and rats and guinea … Continue reading

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Nice one. Found on RedZ’s FB.

Remember when teachers, public employees, Planned Parenthood, NPR and PBS crashed the stock market, wiped out half of our 401Ks, took trillions in TARP money, spilled oil in the Gulf of Mexico, gave themselves billions in bonuses and paid no … Continue reading

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