Saturday, March 26, 2011

What are you afraid of?

What are you afraid of?

That "tsk tsk tsk" as you sit in the Doctors office? Opening the electric bill at the first of the month? Of not hearing the car pull into the drive at 11:00pm the night your daughter has her first date? Watching the boss bring the checks out at the end of the week and hoping there's not a pink slip in yours? Standing at the grocery checkout and watching the numbers add up higher and higher?

We all, even those of us too proud to admit it, have those things which cause us a bit of concern, whether great or small.

I used to worry that my falling asleep before I got to the "amen" in my bedtime talks with God might show a lack of proper respect.

But there is one that most of us don't want to talk about, except in whispers, only with like minded friends.

Check out this article over at Whiskey & Gunpowder.

April 15th is coming soon. Don't tell me your heartbeat doesn't pick up about 2 beats per minute.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Always there.

I just came in from walking the pooch down the drive for his nightly sniff and snoop, combined, of course, with whizzing on ever spot he thought appropriate to leave his mark. At all of 18 lbs. (which granted is a little chubby for a Yorky) he thinks he's 10 feet tall and bullet proof.
Truth be told he owns the Kudzu Grotto (KG) and will loudly protest any incursion....... even if he only thinks he heard something approach. Woe betide any other dog that should approach the chain link boundary of his domain. He may not be able to get to them but you'll think he's gonna chew through the fence and gnaw them down to kibble size.

Some people live with delusions of being more important than they actually are also. For instance most all politicians of whatever stature.........even if it's only county marshal of Franklin County, GA, one step up from dog catcher, but he get's to ride around in a county truck that has Marshall painted on the side.

We've got a lot of deluded people up in D.C. also. They think they are great leaders, but take a look at the fine messes they've gotten us into.

Some of us think we have the power too........after all we contribute to the parties and pull the lever for the above mentioned bozos.

It's a clear night here close by the Classic City. A little chilly to be walking the dog in pajama bottoms and a cotton tee, but as I walked with the pooch back toward the house.... I looked up and thought to look for the North Star. I immediately spotted one that I thought was it. And then I second guessed my self and had to look for the Big Dipper, or Ursa Major, to confirm identity. I was gratified to see I was still able to spot the North Star (actually at my age I'm glad to be able to see it) and to know I could count on it to give me a sense of my direction.

It's hard to get lost when you know what direction you're headed in......

Maybe we all ought to look up in the night sky a little more often......

Maybe make it a requirement for any political office to be taken blindfolded out onto a hill on a dark night and pick out the North Star within a second guesses allowed.

If they can't find it, make them walk home. Alone.

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Tyranny? You decide.

While I might have chosen to call it something other than dollars, I hardly think This amounts to terrorism.

Heaven forbid that someone get the idea that the current Federal_Reserve_System"> notes (every penny of which represent a debt instrument obligation of our treasury to the Central Bank) issued coins and paper money are somehow less valuable than pure silver.

I wouldn't be surprised to find this guy disappeared to GITMO before long.

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Who The Hell...........WTF

I would probably have wagered a smallish sum.......perhaps a nickel, against the chance of me ever agreeing with anything Louis Farrakan ever uttered.

Color me Embarrassed .

After a day of lounging in the shade of a pine tree on Fox Lake, watching those with more willingness to brave the sun than I, pluck crappie after crappie from the water, and come home to a TV dinner followed by homemade Banana Pudding, to see on the news feed that my government has launched cruise missiles into Libya........I have to ask the same question of Obummer. "Who do you think you are?"

I wonder what the reactions of the good citizens of the USA would have thought if after the last election when the GOP won a majority in the House of Representative and listening to all the caterwalling from the Left if Libya had launched missiles into Washington, DC in support of the Democrats?

What do you think the people of Libya think about what we unleashed on their sovereign soil?

For some reason, I don't think we won any hearts and minds even though we are supposedly supporting the rebels. We still sent bombs into their country because Obummer was embarrassed by media reports of how ineffectual he has been.

This will not end matter the outcome in the short term.

Just my opinion.

Unintended Consequences
they never quite turn out like you think they will.

I suspect the Muslim Brotherhood and Bin Laden are laughing their asses off right about now.