Sunday, January 31, 2010

Garrett County, MD - NOT a Kindler, Gentler Place to Live

According to an article in the Cumberland Times-News, Garrett County (MD) property owners who are 60 or more days delinquent on payment of their water and sewer bills could see their properties put up for public tax sale as early as May.

Monday, January 18, 2010

My Kids Celebrated Martin Luther King Day...By Sleeping In

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

A DOWNWARD Trend in Defense Spending is the Change I Voted For!

Meet the New President. Same as the Old President.

Durango Herald News, Obama seeks $708 billion in defense spending

Avatar - Great Movie, But You Already Know The Plot

I really enjoyed James Cameron's Avatar movie, which I saw in IMAX 3D. The basic plot, though, is not exactly original, as shown in the picture below from the Fail Blog.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

The Inhumanity of NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Yesterday we read of the death of Miep Gies, who risked her life to protect Anne Frank and other Jews in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam. Today, on the other end of the human decency spectrum, we read of New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg, who spent taxpayer money to destroy clothes, including winter coats, that could have been donated to the needy.

Friday, January 08, 2010

Pittsburgh Breakfast Club - Canceled

Seen in today's cancelations on the KDKA website:

Pittsburgh Public Schools
Sat. Detention Program - South Side Annex Cancelled

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Paraphrase of a Russian Proverb

To paraphrase a Russian proverb, the church and the school are near, but the road is icy, or at least forecast to be so. The hockey game is far away, but I will stop drinking after the second intermission and drive carefully on the way home.

St. Louis Plant Shooting - More Guns Necessary

A man armed with an assault rifle and a handgun opened fire at ABB transformer company, a St. Louis manufacturing plant this morning. At least eight people were reported shot, with three confirmed dead.

Just ask the NRA - fewer gun restrictions provide the answer to this nonsense.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

This Afternoon's Cancelations

AARP #3221/North Huntingdon - Activities Cancelled
This is the chapter I want to join.

Preston County, WV Schools - Closed Thursday (4th day in a row)
This is where my kids want to go to school.

Deliverance Baptist Church - Closed - No Evening Activities
Deliverance postponed until further notice.