Monday, February 28, 2005

Bin Laden message to Iraq insurgent reported intercepted

Officials say it instructs al-Zarqawi to attack U.S. targets outside Iraq. But all the officials spoke on condition of anonymity. Isn't that convienent?

Do we believe the reporter, or do we believe these un-named sources? And in either case we wouldn't be in this situation had we gone after HIM and ONLY him & his group to begin with. Yeah yeah yeah, I'm tired of hearing this too... and I'm tired of hearing every day another American soldier dieing over in Iraq, fighting the war on terror. Don't for one minute think I am belittleing the job our men and women are doing. I just feel the powers that be sent them to the wrong place to do their jobs.

So everytime this man's name resurfaces in the news it just pisses me off all over again.

Oh Goddddddd

I'm soooooo bored! I need something to do on a daily basis! This 7 hours a week of work is KILLING ME!!!!! I used to snub tv... now I have a listing of what to watch every day at any given hour and if I don't have a particular show in mind I have HGTV! I NEED A JOB!!!!

I applied to 3 more this week and at this point I'm not picky (except I refuse to ever go back to Wally world.) You go through your whole life being told "get an education - you can't get anywhere with out it." HUH! wtf good has it done for me so far?

Ok I'm going to quit whinging as my Ausie friends call it... if that's even how it's spelled.

What's up with everyone's blogs today? Did we all wake up in grouchy or lazy moods today? I was up at 6, but couldn't keep my eye's opened so went back to bed at 9 and re-woke at 11 Feeling a whole lot better. But then I remembered I had no reason to even get dressed. I'm smiling because I got to lounge around in my pj's and robe all day - mainly because I needed to do my laundry. LOL It was a great grey day and rained most of the morning, but no wind like they said we'd have. Some Noreaster. I've had thunderstorms with bigger balls than the POS that rolled through here last night.

I love storms and look forward to them. When ever I would travel through the midwest during the summer, as soon as I heard on the radio that there were possible tornados I'd get a hotel to ride it out... I LOVE A GREAT STORM! I was 3 for my first hurricane, it was a typhoon cause we were in Okinawa at the time, and I have been excited by storms ever since.

God I need a job


Originally uploaded by Thanatopian.
This looks so much like all the southern yards around here. I just love the shadows in this photo, aren't they awesome?


How do I make this section wider? Seems like a lot of waisted space to my left don't you think?

Nor-Easter and the Oscars

We're havin' one of those again. It's not as good as the one we had 12 or 13 years ago, actually it's no where near the equal of that one. This one got a lil' breezy and we got allot of rain, but that's been it. It did make it interesting to have going on while watching the Oscars last night.

I am pretty happy over all on who won. The only movie nominee I've seen was Ray, so now I'm going to have to watch all the others to see why they deserved the nominations.

I LOVED listening to Carlos Santana playing, The womens dresses were outstanding this year, for once no one looked like they were trying to attend nude, and they forgot to mention the death of Sandra Dee last night - whats up with that? With Chris Rock hosting, I was kinda expecting him to rough the place up, you know how he is, but he kept it tame which was good sort of, but Robin Williams coming out with tape on his mouth summed it up for us didn't he? The censors made the Oscars seem too toned down and lame... BUT Hillary Swanks and Jamie Fox's speeches were the best. They sounded very real and less like Hollywood.

It's funny how people who grew up on the outside of that place get sucked in so fast. So it's nice to see some people hold onto the realness of living. If you don't know what I mean here is an example... someone you grew up with or went to school with moves there, you either visit them or they visit you and the first thing you notice about them is their speach. They will use all the 'cool' words as if they were still in high school but add big words like a college graduate to sound more educated at the same time - this sounds so phony. The next thing you might notice is their self importance. You ask them how they are and they will spend 30 minutes telling you every detail, but forget to ask you how you are. Or how their neices/nephews are. Then they will spend 10 minutes trying to figure out what to drink on finding out the place your at doesn't carry their favorite water. And then the real kicker is how they speak to the employees... At this point, I usually just want to leave.

Having grown up in California, I can say this - there is a difference between Northern Ca and Southern Ca... and S. Ca can drop off into the ocean for all I care. It can take all the shallow people with it and please leave behind the ones who remember where they came from, and who cared about them along the way and all the tough jobs they worked to get where they are and how it felt to have a snob talk down to them. Those are the people that would best represent the rest of this country.

When the speaches got too long or too corny I went to the porch for a smoke and watched the toned down and lame Nor-Easter, life imitating Hollywood for once..

Sunday, February 27, 2005

A Thought

I think that cat's try to trip us on purpose.
Yep.. it's a fact.

Saturday, February 26, 2005

Behind the Counter

Behind the Counter - A Wal-Mart Employees day's at the Service Desk. Here is someone who's still there, and keeping a blog on it. Bless her.

But God how I hate Wal-Mart.

I don't hate saving money, I'm normal. What I hate is the treatment of workers. Did you know that wal-Mart stores in Europe had to provide stools for all cashiers to sit at in order to be allowed into European countries? Hey but not in America. Please, next time your in Wal-Mart - look at the people who greet you at the door, see their age? See their disability? THANK THEM for putting up with not only that stores policies, but ASSHOLE Customers as well!

In the store where I live, a local girl of 22 years of age with 2 kids, going through a divorce, got a job at Wal-Mart. One of the managers at Wal-Mart, age 38, divorced, 1 teen child living with him, started an affair with the 22 yr old associate. When he got said girl pregnant, he paid for her abortion. She went back to work, and watched as he flirted with other associates. She never said a thing to anyone except her closest friends who worked there as well, because she didn't want either of them to get into trouble. Unfortunately for her, one of her friends spilled the beans to another manager, because said friend couldn't stand seeing her (22 yr old) so hurt by it all. Well... 38 yr old manager is removed from this store and placed in store in next town. 22 yr old is fired.

Over all this isn't all horrible, it's just 1 or 2 things here at this store and actually I have at least 100 more, we're a small town so everyone knows everything that goes on. The thing of it is, as an employee of Wal-Mart, those folks have no life outside of the place. Today you may work the 2 - 11 PM shift, but tomorrow your working the 7am-4pm shift. And if your 65, those two combinations will kick you in the ass. But if your a young mother of 3, forget about being there for your kids, homework time, or decent meals. If your a single mother of 3, you might as well put those kids up for adoption, because Wal-Mart doesn't give a rat's ass if your 5 year old has the flu, they're short on cashiers and if you want to keep your job you best get your ass in there now!

Most of my friends who work there, take their phones off the hook on their days off. Because if Wal-Mart calls you in on your day off, they will fire you if you do not come in.

I'll tell you one thing, if your wanting to loose some weight and don't need to make lots of money, then Wal-Mart is an excellent gym to work at - and you get paid to go there. But don't get hurt on the job, they have expensive lawyers to prove you somehow broke the rules using the equipment and therefore should not have to pay the doctor bills.

Yes I'm an ex-employee -a bitter one. The experience was the worst I ever had. I wanted a job that would work with me around a college schedule - which they did. They gave me 10 hours a week. I worked that job for 18 months. But in my 18th month my supervisor called me into the managers offices and said she needed to write me up for talking too much on the job with other employees. Let me explain my job... I worked in the shoe department. You straighten shoes the entire time your there because for some unknown reason, folks do not know how to put shoes back in the boxes they remove them from. Some even expect you to help them try them on. Anyway, you do that, you help customers, you keep all the over heads straightened and you go up to the customer service desk to retrieve any returns. The shoe dept. is usually in the back of the store off to it's self. For 18 months I did my job for 10 hours a week at 7 dollars and 34 cents an hour. I was single, and from the time I started there till the time I left I lost about 80 pounds. The single men in the store started to notice me and would come hang out in my department flirting with me as I continued to do my job. I chatted with the guys I liked (usually the ones who never really got more friendly than just chat _no date asking). In the write up she did state that I always did my job, but that she just was not happy that these men would come there and I would talk with them. These men were not written up I might add. Anyway - the icing for me was that just the day before this same said woman had sat her ass down on the department ladder and talks for 2 freaking hours to her next door neighbor who had dropped by. I know because she sat on that ladder just as I got there and she was still there when I told her I was taking my 1st break for the day. So at this point, I told her and the manager to kiss my ass and shove the job up theirs! I walked out, went home and screamed at the walls.

This was about 5 years ago, since then I have learned so much about that company that my only wish is that they would go bankrupt. But that's not going to happen. they will continue to drive down prices in towns, under pay their employees, which makes other stores do the same in order to make any profit. They will keep the employees poor, while their CEO's make millions a year. Next time your shopping at Wal-Mart and you wonder why your cashier is being such a bitch, try to remember she hasn't sat down all day, probably hasn't gone out and had fun in over a month and may have not seen her kids in 2 days except to kiss them good night or say good morning.

Some news sites you should check out:
Wal-Mart tire employees have the fear of God put in them.
The Wal-Mart Manifesto

Friday, February 25, 2005

What if this is it?

What if this is the only life we will ever have? No reincarnation, no heaven, no hell. Nothing.

No I'm not an atheist. I was baptized at birth and brought up to believe in Jesus Christ and God. Through the years I began to realize that half of all that we are taught though was missing something. So it was either 50% right, or 50% wrong, depending how you looked at it. The missing thing was women.

We're suppose to believe that man is the higher being, and we came second, and only because we were created from HIS rib? Yeah well I don't think so. I also don't think that God is alone. I just think all that man power is a crock of shit.

All I know is that the Christian belief really took hold around the time of Emperor Constantine (I think was his name), and this was actually about 70 or so years AFTER Jesus's death. He supposedly had his priests go around to all the men and women who were still living and have them re-account their stories of their friendships & the mirracles associated with Jesus to these priests, who then gave these reports to Constantine. He and his head priests went through the stories and put together what he wanted the Romans to know. He got rid of the women's stories because women are not rulers in the Roman Empire. He didn't get rid of all of them, just MOST of them. He also had some of it (probably most of it) edited. Then he and the priests created a way for Christians to worship, that would also bring in the followers of other faiths. He moved the Saturday worship to Sunday by decree of the Roman Emperor. This was to grab a hold of the people who were Sun worshipers. The followers of Athena were told of Mary, giving them Athena in the motherly role so as to get them to the official church of Rome as well. Anyway, you see where I'm going, and I probably have this all messed up, but this is pretty plausible to me. Think about it... if the story of Jesus is true, and he was in Jerusalem and that area of the world which of course isn't THAT far away from Rome, it still isn't all that CLOSE either. Close to Rome I mean. Not when transportation in those days was horses, carts with horses and your feet. But for some reason... some very weird reason, the home to the BIGGEST, maybe we should call it the ORIGINAL Christian house of Christianity... is in Rome. Why not in Jerusalem? Why not in the area that Jesus lived and died? Why the hell is it in Rome?

I guess the why doesn't matter does it? I just like to know these kinds of things. Like why is our government afraid for us to know there are UFO's? Big deal. So we're not the only life out there. Why the hell does that matter? Why would we think we were so special that nothing else could be out there, just us. If we're so special then shouldn't we be living much better than we do? SO that brings me back around to my thoughts on "what if this is it?" If this is it, and I died tomorrow, I know I lived a good life. Not every day. But on the whole, I was a good person. I never consciously stole anything from anyone (after the 5th grade). I never purposely hurt another human being (after I no longer lived with my brothers). I have been as kind as I could be without becoming a doormat allowing schmucks to take me for everything they could. BUT... I do not attend church and do not plan too except on special occasions to make my mom happy, mainly because it is not completely my way of thinking. And I don't expect them to make it to my way of thinking. But they should not expect me to just accept their way either.

So what if this is it? Then I guess I better make the most of it in the most positive way I can. Because God & Goddess knows there are enough Ted Bundy's in this world. And this world needs all the kindness it can get.

One day in the garden of Eden, Eve calls out to God. "Lord, I have a problem!"

"Whats the problem Eve?"

"Lord, I know you created me and provided for me this beautiful garden and all of these wonderful animals and that hilarious snake, but I'm just not happy."

"Why is that Eve?" Came the reply from above.

"Lord, I am lonely, and I'm sick to death of apples."

"Well Eve, in that case, I have a solution. I shall create a man for you."

"What's a man, Lord?"

"This man will be a flawed creature, with many bad traits. He'll lie, cheat and be vainglorious; all in all, he'll give you a hard time. But... he'll be bigger, faster, and will like to hunt and kill things. He will look silly when he's aroused, but since you've been complaining, I'll create him in such a way that he will satisfy your physical needs. He will be witless and will revel in childish things like fighting and kicking a ball around, or hearing himself or friends pass wind from their own bodies. He will need your advice to think properly."

"Oh great, sounds wonderful" says Eve with an ironically raised eyebrow. "Whats the catch Lord?"

" can have him on one condition."

"Which is?"

"As I said, he'll be proud, arrogant, and self-admiring...So you'll have to let him believe that I made him first. Just remember, it's our little secret...
You know, Woman to Woman"

"If you insist, Lord"

Thursday, February 24, 2005


What the hell is that show about on the Sci-Fi channel? I keep seeing comercials for it so was wondering.

Wednesday, February 23, 2005

70 Degrees

I just wanted to share with everyone the lovely day we had here @ the beach today and yesterday - because tomorrow it rains and will only get to 54 they say. :(

Herb, Cheese & Beer Bread Recipe

Ok, I wanna share a recipe for a bread I can't keep in my house. It goes real quick.

Preheat oven to 375 and grease a bread pan.

2½ Cups all purpose flour
2 TBSP sugar
2½ tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
½ tsp salt
1 tsp oregano
½ tsp basil (You can substitute the herbs for any of your favs, Rosemary is great!)
1 12oz beer (any kind)
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (do not add in more than 1 cup - but you can do a 50/50 of cheddar and mozarella)

In a large mixing bowl add all the dry ingredients & mix, then add cheese and beer, mix. Now pour into the bread pan and bake for 35 - 40 min. Pretty simple - very tastey.

Good Stories

I love a good story. By book, by movie or word of mouth, if it's good I can sit mesmorised by it for a long time.

The story of the twin princes of France, better known as the Man in the Iron Mask, is a great story.

The Divinci Code is a great story.

The Mists Of Avalon & Priestess of Avalon(book forms) are a great story.

These were just to name a few. All 4 keep me captive until the end. All 4 make me think "what if this were true", and allows my imagination to wander. All 4 really could have happened - stranger things have been known right? Royalty could get away with what ever they wanted when Loui was king of France, what if L the 14th really was a twin? His mother could easilly have been told one had died at birth, child birth was hard in those days. Leanardo D really could have painted messages into paintings, and I've said all along that if man were created in Gods image then women were created in the Goddesses image. It's bad enough we have a mans world and they want us to beleive its a mans after life too? Jesus Christ was married if he was a good jewish son. And the mists and Priestess of avalon prove that I am not the only one to believe it is not just a mans world.


What if?


Women who say things like "It's kinda like child-birth, you don't remember how painful it is once it's over"
Bullshit! I had 3 kids naturally each time (no pain killers) and I remember each painful time. It was just worth it is all.
Let Terri Schievo - however ya spell her name - go. Please for GODS sake, let her go!
People who let their dogs stay out all night barking are assholes.

Tuesday, February 22, 2005

George Washington was a traitor

All the men and women who faught to make this country into a free nation, were traitors. Traitors to England. What if we had lost that war? We might be a country like Australia, who's 'mother' nation is England. Would the uprising be known as "The uprising of 1776" or something like that? How much would be different here now if we had lost? Well we already know we wouldn't be looking at Washington and Jefferson as fathers of this nation, we'd think of them as traitors.

Washington was aland surveyor at age 19 - I can't even figure out the square footage of my backyard at my *mumble* years of age and at 19 he was surveying land!

What about Ben Franklin? Would he have been caught and killed or would he have gotten away to continue with all the scientific projects we take for granted now a days. He figured out about electricity, he made eye glasses, he even made 3-d eye glasses. He was highly intelligent - enough to know he did not want to be the President of the United States.

And Jefferson was a man before his time too, he kept 40 years of DAILY weather records... the first for this nation. He actually started the national weather bureau (Thank you weather channel). He did allot of things during his life as well... How come all we do is sit around and watch TV with our lives? Ooops off track...

Course we might never have had the war between the states, the war of 1812, or the mexican american war - there is that. England would have abolished slavory on American soil like it did on English soil, she would have just swooped in and taken Mexico and added her to their nation, and what was the war of 1812 about again?

Anyway, if not for these men, who were traitors but who had seen a true and rightouse vision of a better place, we might all be drinking tea at tea time, still honoring the kings and queens of England, and fully outraged that the Prince was marrying a horse! Instead... we're amused. And thankfull we were founded by a bunch of traitors.

God Bless America
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force; like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action.

-- George Washington, first President of the United States, born today, 1732

But just when I'm feeling all warm and cuddly about my nation I read something that embarresses me... England is making headway in providing more equality for gays/lesbians this time in the military.

So if we're such a progressive country, and Bush is spouting to Russia about it's peoples civil liberties - how come we aren't giving equal rights to ALL of our people? Could it be *gasp* that we have allowed the religious right, into our Government? Hell yeah we have. If you don't think so, just think about who the man at the pulpit pushes at his followers. The one the churches want of course. And if we have a candidate who wants to try to get equal rights to all the Americans - including gays/lesbians, well then, the church isn't going to spout that persons virtue to it's congregation now is it?

We faught England to have freedom from opression, freedom of religion, and lower taxes (just to name a few) and here we are 200 years later and England is more advanced than we are. (Of course they've had thousands of years to figure it out, we don't seem to want to learn from their mistakes, and like children, we have to learn the hard way.)

Goddess bless us, for we are still children.

Social Security?

It should read "Social Insecurity"

Monday, February 21, 2005

So what were you in High School?

You scored as Punk/Rebel.



Drama nerd










Ghetto gangsta




What's Your High School Stereotype?
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MMMm I just love to bar-b-q

Sunday, February 20, 2005

Private tapes shed light on candidate Bush

Private conversations with George Bush secretly taped by an old friend before he was elected president foreshadow some of his political strategies and appear to reveal that he acknowledged using marijuana, The New York Times reported Saturday.

I am not a Bush supporter as many of you know... but this is just down right BULLSHIT. Oh don't get me wrong, it's probably all truth, but when I say bullshit I mean... this was supose to be a trusted friend! I don't feel like anything that was said that I read here, was anything he needed to tell me as a fellow American. So it really doesnt pertain to him becomeing president. Do I care if he smoked pot in his youth? Would I care if he smoked now? I do not care what he did in his youth, I would care if he smoked it now due to the fact that I believe there is no such thing as 'off time' for the president of the USA. When his term is up and if he wanted to indulge, by all means do so. But maybe he should legalize it first. (And no I'm not a pot smoker - even though I'm a liberal). But I also don't think it's any worse than the alcoholism in a large percentage of adults here in the USA.

It just pisses me off to see someone who's suppose to be your friend stab a person in the back like that. Who are these people? What did their parents teach them to make them do such things? Is it some genetic malfunction or what? What makes people betray the ones who trust them? How can they live with themselves?

The only thing that would have upset me in those tapes would have been him saying how he would plan for us to go after Iraq. That would have pissed me off - anything else I don't give a rats ass about.

My Fireman (The one bending over).

They had quite a few fires this week.
Yesterday the golf course was in flames because someone's 'controlled burn' got out of hand. What amazed the guys the most though, were the golfers who just kept playing through as if nothing was going on. Everytime I have ever lived on a golf course I found that golfers were the rudest of all sports enthusiasts. I wonder if its a pre-requisite to become a golfer "Must be snobby with asshole tendencies". Anyway, this is their smaller station down the street from our house, they have 2 larger stations posted through-out our little town, one of them even has sleeping quarters for future paid firemen. For all my city dwelling readers, small rural America still has volunteer firemen who keep things safe.

Saturday, February 19, 2005

Unique - really, that's her name.

Oh were you reading this book? I'm sorry... NOT!


What is it about our mom's that make us love them and at the same time dislike them?

This probably has more to do with women than men. Men seem to get past a certain age and then love their mom's for ever. But women, we seem to always want to prove something to our moms. But I think my brothers both know they could never live close to our mom, that's why they let me do it. They check in with me now and then to see how she's "really" doing, but they never visit. (Course one of my brothers I would just prefer him not to visit anyway.)

I love my mom, with out her I don't know where I would be today. After 19 years of being a stay at home mom (wanting to do everything differently than how my mother did it.) and my marriage falling apart, she gave me a home so I could go back to school, and then get a good job... still waiting on that good job.

But it's been a rocky road. Having to learn to live with her all over again - and as my late father could attest - she isn't exactly the easiest person on earth to live with. However - she would give you the shirt off her back to help you. So that makes it doubly hard to say anything in defense of yourself when she gets into one of her moods.

She has a tongue sharper than a knife. And she never appologizes - ever. She'll buy you dinner as her way of saying sorry. I and my children have pointed out many times how much cheaper it would be if she would just learn how to say "i'm sorry", but she doesnt think she buys her appologies.

I've learned to bite my tongue and let her run her course, she'll get over her mood in a day or four and all will be well for a few months again. It's hard to live up to her standards. She was a woman who was married 3 times, and the first 2 times neither man could live up to those standards... 1st one (my bio father) couldn't keep his pants zipped up, so after she had her 3 children she kicked his cheating ass out. She worked for the governement, kept us fed and tucked us in at night. Father number 2 turned out to be a closet alchoholic who drank away all of her savings, all of us kids savings bonds and anything else he could get his hands on, she chased him off with a pitch fork. I remember that day.

We lived in the country on a 5 acre ranch, raising english walnuts and pruning plums. We had cats, dogs, sheep, rabbits and chickens. Us 3 ran wild pretty much of the time due to her work hours and then weekends we worked our asses off with her to keep the place running. I was the oldest and was 13 when she married the 3rd and last time.

He was a dad. The real one. May not have been my bio one, but he was my dad in my heart. And my savior - if not for him I would have run away from her. I am her only daughter - so I had allot to live up too. And I'm just not as tough as she is. She tells me now she isn't as tough as I think she is, but I think if she had let us kids see her cry a few times it might have made a difference to me.

Anyway...I hope to get a decent job, so I can take over all the bills here and she can retire and then when she bitches I can at last say - "Shut up" (she likes to say those words to anything she doesnt want to hear). But mostly I just want to do this as a thank you for all she's done for me - even when I am so mad at her!

Oh but one thing - I am a WAY BETTER COOK than my mom! LOL (It's all those years of keeping us fed while she worked late - and then 19 years of being a stay at home mom)

One more thing

Do you ever hit the 'next blogger' button at the top?

Yeah i do too sometimes...and their is some WEIRD shit out there!

Friday & Pern

Wow I can't believe Friday was just here, and is now technically gone, but since I've not gone to bed just yet its still Friday to me.

I just finished a new Pern novel, this one by Todd McCaffrey, Anne McCaffrey's son. She is the author of all Pern novels, and now her son has added one to the legacy. It felt different than her books do, but not by much. It was very good, all though at times I did get confused because so many of the characters names were close that I sometimes forgot which person was speaking or in what time frame I was at. Hopefully if he continues to write Pern novels he'll break up the similar names.

I started the book yesterday when I was dealing with a stomach virus. Finished it tonight, and so now I have to find something to bring with me to work tomorrow so I don't become too bored during the slow times. (You can only dust so much ya'know?)

I've been reading Pern novels since I was 14 years old. I love them and always will.

Well ta ta for now!

Thursday, February 17, 2005


Climate treaty takes effect, but will it matter?

Why aren't we a part of the Kyoto Pact?

I can't help it, I have to wonder why, what is the REAL reason we aren't joining the Kyoto pact? Yeah, it will be bad for business, but then so is death. And what's happening is, we are killing the earth. Now your all rolling your eyes saying "Oh God another tree hugger". That aside, since I'm only a tree hugger for trees that are older than humans (The redwoods, the rain forest etc) you have to look at what's occurred to earth since we began producing toxins to the atmosphere over the past 100 years.

So yeah, I wonder what the real reason is that we aren't joining. It might be bad for a company, because they might actually loose some profit at first, but so what? Would it be so terrible if they had to think before spending like the rest of us do?

Next though I have to wonder why those who have joined the Kyoto pact aren't getting countries like China and India to join? After all they have MILLIONS of people, and many companies are moving their businesses to their soil, is it just because they aren't considered 1st world countries? Unless they are made to follow the guidelines too, then what's the point for the rest of us to follow them. Because what's to stop companies/corporations moving their entire business to those soils and then YES it is bad for business - bad for the people who would have worked for those businesses.

It makes much more sense to have EVERY country on this earth to join and follow the rules. No special incentives for anyone. After all, there is only one earth.

“I call on the world community to be bold, to adhere to the Kyoto Protocol, and to act quickly in taking the next steps, there is no time to lose.” The Kyoto pact is an adjunct to the 1992 U.N. treaty on climate change.


Did anyone see NightLine tonight about the smallpox break out? Tonight was the 1st half, you can catch the 2nd half tomorow night (Thursday). Very interesting. I'm not worried for myself, but for my kids, and friends I would be, because I don't think we continued to immunize against small pox after the mid 70's. I had to be immunized as a child before going to Okinawa.

I thought it was interesting to see these people acting out the parts of political leaders from different countries. Yeah, I have allot of thoughts on this, but I'm going to wait and watch the 2nd half before I share. LOL.

Night night.

Wednesday, February 16, 2005


That went over well... and I mean that. He didn't mind fixing himself something. It's usually me thats the grouch. Why is that? Don't answer that.


Lordy Lordy

My manager has been sick this week again so I've been filling in all the hours over the last 3 days. Today was delivery day so was putting up stock for 8 hours and my back and legs are about to give out. I got home and found a note saying dinner had been laid out... I suppose I'm suppose to fix it. But I'm not going to. I'm not hungry and I'm tired and frankly, he didn't work today except to do some laundry so, I don't think so babycakes. Nice try. When he gets home from playing fireman at his weekly meeting, he can cook his own meal. And I have heartburn once again.

Coffee's not the only thing I freak out about if I don't get any...


Coffee comics by Todd Zapoli at the website. I know these kinds of places because... I'm addict.

Hi, my name is Wench` and I'm a coffee addict.



Mmmm Coffee...

Tuesday, February 15, 2005


GOD I hate heart-burn.

Why is the media making stars out of true stars (well some of them are true stars) children?
Joan Rivers daughter
The Hilton's daughters
Lynol Richies daughter
Rod Stewarts daughter

just to name a few. WHY? They havent done anything but be frigging annoying to deserve all the air time. Hell, at least the Sheen boys earned their time, the went to acting classes, they made some good movies, and do some directing now. Goldies daughter works hard for her notoriety, she's become a great actress. So why is there an obsession for those mentioned above? They haven't DONE anything!

Monday, February 14, 2005

Valentines Day

February 14. The most famous story explaining the origin of Valentine’s Day is that of Roman Emperor Claudius II. Because he could not find soldiers willing to leave their wives to fight for Rome, Claudius annulled all marriages — but the priest Saint Valentine continued to perform marriages in secret. He was caught and martyred for his crime on February 14, 270.

Today I recieved 3 red roses. They're beautiful.
A box of chocolates. Yummy
And a major compliment.

All from 3 different men.

Great day ;>

Toxic Shock Syndrome

Someone I was talking with a few weeks ago mentioned that a friend of theirs died of Toxic shock syndrome back in the late 70's early 80's. Remember that stuff? How come we never hear about it anymore. Did it just suddenly stop killing people?

It got me thinking - many of the symptoms were similar to HIV. Could it possibly have been the same thing, but when it hit women at that time they just said it was TSS? If it's not the same thing, then where did it go? At the time it first came out, was when they were just learning about the Ebola virus and HIV, Aids all that. Maybe it was the same thing.

If anyone knows, please feel free to fill me in because I am curious.

I'm suing too!

A man goes into a lawyer's office and says, "I heard people have sued the tobacco companies for giving them lung cancer, and McDonald's for making them fat."
The lawyer says, "Yes, that's true."
The man says, "Well, I'm interested in suing too."
The lawyer says, "Okay, McDonald's, or the tobacco companies?"
The man says, "Neither, I'm suing Budweiser for all the ugly people I've slept with."

Sunday, February 13, 2005

Silly Quizes... Mine first!

If you think you know me... or maybe you do - take the quiz and find out. LOL!

Saturday, February 12, 2005

The Art of Christo

I wish I could go see the gates that will open tomorrow in central park NYC for the next 16 days. I think it's going to be beautiful.

I don't live in a gray world, but I did for 3 years. The east coast is gray all winter with splotches of white if it hasn't melted or turned greyish black with dirt. But if I did live in that gray world still, I would welcome those bright orange gates with bright orange fabric blowing in the wind like a breath of fresh air. It would rejuvenate me, and give me hope of things to come, knowing spring was just around the corner.

I'm sure some city dwellers feel it ruins the sight of the trees, but I myself dont think so, I think it just ads to the enjoyment of the scenery.

I can't of course go there in person, I'll just have to see it on tv. Guess I'll just have to console myself with the 60 and 70 degree weather we get here in place of the orange gates.

Friday, February 11, 2005

Things that bug me #1099, #1100, & #1101

A) Coming home to a dark house after asking the last person who will be in the house to remember to turn the porch light on - not only is it off but so is every light in the house.

B) Having applied to several hundred jobs and am still waiting to hear back from them (due to closing dates not being closed yet) I am being offered a job that I didn't apply for to be a bartender. The owner doese business with the place I work and says she'll work around the hours I already have there. She also knows the type of job Im looking for. So... do I take it, learn the trade only to find my 'real' job within the month and then feel like I waisted the poor womans time? (Bartending would be a blast though... think of all the people I can tell to bite my ass! And they'd probably do it!)

C) When trying to explain to someone that they are doing something you don't like and instead of just seeing your point, they then feel the need to point out something you have done that they don't like... never mind that it was 2 weeks ago that you did it, and that you were refering to something they were doing right then.

Is that a maturity thing?

Coffee... that's all I need right now.

Another reason to blow up the world

Hey Ethne, I'm sure your friend has already seen or heard about this one, but pass it on, or let him know his catch phrase is catching on...

Reason to blow up the world: A newborn baby 1 hour old... is thrown from a car. The sick people of the world are slowly taking over.

Thursday, February 10, 2005

Last thought of the day

Something that scares the hell out of me:

People who can quote scripture at you in the middle of a conversation and have it pertain to the conversation you were having. So in other words - it was not some random quote they were made to learn as a child at bible school. Yeah, those people scare me.

Wal-Mart being faught in New York City

"Wal-Mart didn't build its empire on bargains. They built it on the backs of working people here and abroad." As a former employee of that place, I sure as hell can attest to that!

I remember 20 years ago when it was growing and becoming a large business, it was a good place to work. But somewhere along the line they became much more interested in their bottom line instead of everyones bottom line. From people I know who've worked for them for that many or more years they've told me that it used to be you could plan your life around your work because you knew you'd get your 2 days off in a row, and you knew your schedual in advance of at least 2 weeks, but now managers who make up the scheduals split your days off, and at the drop of a hat can change a schedual and not tell you about it because they feel it is your responsobility to go to the back and look at the boards, never mind that you've already set up a dentist or doctor appointment based on your schedual... too bad. Your life belongs to Wal-Mart.

Fair wages? PALEASEEEEEEE! They want you to work your 8 hours... 2 hours then a 15 min break, another 2 hours and then an hour lunch, 2 more hours then a 15 min break and finally 2 more hours and then you can go home. That's not so bad, its the time you spend running from section to section trying to do your job, up and down ladders, price check etc, even thats ok even though its exausting... but you get 7.00 an hour to do all that. Oh and there is much more to it of course, you have to learn to use the hand held computers and make up new price tags because customers rip off the originals, you have to clean up after people because they don't clean up after themselves, you have to be NICE to idiots and rude assholes who really should be escorted off the premises. I would wear my shirt that said "They don't pay me enough to be nice to YOU" and thats the bloody truth!
Someday I'll find a farie that someone has drawn that's farting out farie dust. I can picture it *snickers*

This is what I get for trying out something new on Sams blogger


You Are a Fruitcake!
You taste like nothing else in this world. And get ready, you're about to get tossed!
(That almost sounds kinky)
Also check out...
I'm 29 (But I already knew that!)


Originally uploaded by sisterscorpion.
Isn't he just too cute?! I had to share.

Anyway, it's been a rough week so far, hoping today is better. Got turned down again yesterday for a job, but I think I'd rather get these notices than nothing at all because then your wondering if they even looked at your resume. I also went on another interview yesterday as well as sending out my resume to a new job opening at Sunny Point which I'm more than qualified for... so here's to hope right?

In other news... had my computer down for 2 days while I did a total back up on everything that matters to me so I could sweep out all the old stuff - gave me 8 gigs of free space more! And I had to get rid of a trojan horse I found on the pc Sunday night thanks to BF and his download of pron LOL. See girls look at that stuff but we don't save it to our computers! And men wonder why we call em dawgs - I wonder!

Last night bf had a fire call to the scene of an accident, 2 19 yr old males flipped thier car doing 75 around a corner in a 35 zone... they're alive but the passenger is in critical condition. Paraphenalia was found at the scene (2 pipes) so this wont bode well for the driver. Hope his friend lives otherwise it's manslaughter.

I'm just full of cheerful news today hmm?! It will get better I promise.

Love from Pollyanna!

Wyoming couple sues Colorado insurance company that did not disclose positive HIV blood test

Another stupid lawsuit

Is it just me, or would others ask the pertinent question of the insurance company "Why was I turned down?" If I had gotten a letter back from an insurance company that I was trying to get insurance from, stating that I was being turned down due to the blood test results - I WOULD HAVE ASKED WHAT WAS WRONG WITH ME!!!! But not these two idiots - no, they let 2 freakin years go by and when she starts seeing signs of HIV on herself THEN she demands to know what was on the test results and has the freakin gall to blame the insurance company for not telling her! Knock knock dumb ass... it was YOUR reasonability to ask - or even to call up your own doctor who also had the test results and ask what was wrong with you. Lord I wish I was a part of the jury. I'd make the couple pay the insurance company for mental abuse!

Sunday, February 06, 2005


Damn Damn Damn Damn Damn Damn Damn Damn Damn Damn Damn Damn Damn Damn Damn Damn Damn Damn Damn Damn Damn Damn Damn Damn Damn Damn Damn Damn
*Stomps foot*


You heard me.

Friday, February 04, 2005

That's the way the cookie crumbles

You see, law suites of this nature are just plain ass stupid! And I can't believe the judge rules in the plaintiffs favor. First of all, these two girls were not being mean or playing a prank. Secondly, what are we teaching our children when our own adult neighbors won't accept apologies and instead sues you? Why aren't we a more happy country than when my generation were children and our parents were facing the gas shortages and Viet Nam or when our parents were children and hardly anyone had televisions? You would think with all the technologies we have, and as easy as we've made it for our younger generations - including bike helmets and pads for every nook and cranny of their bodies, we would be a happy country, a safer country.

What we are is a more angry country, full of schizophrenics, paranoids, and you name it. But there are still some good hearted people out there... I hope they stay that way. I hope they never loose their love of life, their hope in the future, their amazement in the sunrises.

But "nothing gold can stay". (Robert Frost)

Wednesday, February 02, 2005

Top News Article |

US Jan Job Gains Seen Strong, Erasing Bush Losses except they don't tell you that most of the new employment is all min. wage jobs. Yeah sure the US is in the top advanced countries, but every major ruling country falls after 200 years of superiority. Times ticking...

When I call my cable company and get an Indian speaking person on the other end, I know that my country will soon be filled with health care workers and fast food chains, because there just won't be anything else for us to do. That's what my children and theirs has to look forward too. How depressing.

Smile - It's the 2nd best thing you can do with your lips! =)

Rejection Letters

Well I got another one in the mail today. Have I ever mentioned I have low self esteem? These rejections don't help. I should start a collection of rejection letters. Any that come from the county are all identical. The read:

"Dear Applicant:
Thank you for applying for the position _______________________ with the Brunswick county ______________ department. You were one of several applicants who would certainly be an asset to our county. The final decision was a difficult one, however, it was determined that another applicant posseses qualifications and experience more suited to our needs at this time."


1. If I would be such an asset to the county - why then have I not been hired after all the applications I've filled out for?
2. The only way to gain experience is to actually be HIRED!

I hate this limbo shit I'm in. I need a real job so I can earn real money so I can PAY MY BILLS!

That's enough whinning for today - sorry.
*Goes back to her gym to work it off*

Mantis Fu! The Animated Series

Mantis Fu! The Animated Series
Originally uploaded by fubuki.
Ok this picture is awesome even if you don't like bugs! I never realized they did this, I have pictures of one, and have held these creatures through out my life and never seen one like this.

Tuesday, February 01, 2005

Nuff Said

They can all kiss my ass!

With his state of the union address coming up, Bush will be planning on taking up his stance on privatizing Social Security once again. I hope people really pay attention to this because if this were to happen, you, your parents, your children, will loose over 46% of the benefits.

Now I know as well as you that SS was not set up to be a retirement plan, but if any of you have older parents on SS, or if your reading this and are on SS, you probably already know that planning a retirement plan, and actually having one is two different things. We can plan for it, we can save, we can invest… but if you have other family members, you’ve probably had to help someone out at sometime or another and that usually comes out of your ‘plan’. Besides – you’ve put money into SS all of your life, it’s yours, do you really want it taken from you?

All I know is it’s OUR future he’s messing with, not his, because he won’t get SS nor will he ever need it, so it’s easy for him to throw almost half of our benefits away. I’d like to see our politicians live off of what the average American has to live off of.
The coolest sandles I ever owned were made of hemp.

I still have them and wear them. I also had a book bag I loved - my daughter confiscated that though. Funny how my stuff has gotten cooler as they've gotten older.
An uncensored thought:
Contrary to popular male belief...

Wish I could get into strange positions...