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Friday, July 31, 2009


Martins Ferry Police Chief - Barry Carpenter

Carpenter was charged with two felony counts of burglary, one count of receiving stolen property, one count of theft in office, one count of tampering with evidence and one count of unauthorized use of telecommunications property. If convicted on all counts, the defendant faces up to 21.5 years in prison and fines totalling $45,000.

He entered innocent pleas to all charges and was released on his own recognizance. Belmont County Common Pleas Court Judge John Solovan set a status conference for Aug. 21, and a trial date has been set for Oct. 20.

Bridgeport Police Chief - Chad Dojack

Charges of complicity to burglary, one a second-degree felony and one a third-degree felony, and a charge of complicity to receiving stolen property were filed against Dojack. He also pleaded innocent to the charges and was released on his own recognizance. If convicted, he faces up to 14.5 years in prison and fines totaling $30,000.

A Nov. 17 trial date was set in Dojack's case.

Bruce Callarik was charged with one count of complicity to receiving stolen property. He faces 18 months in prison and a fine of up to $5,000. He pleaded innocent to the charges and was released on his own recognizance. A Dec. 1 trial date was set.

I am totally impressed that this investigation moved along so expeditiously. considering it took 10 years for New Jersey to break the money laundering, organ stealing group operating in their state. Kudos to Ohio BCI!!

Now Dojack, may just join the rest of the felons in his family. (**Sandy that's for you guys!)

Thursday, July 30, 2009


(L) Chad Dojack - Bridgeport, OH (R) Barry Carpenter - Martins Ferry, OH

I posted this on June 17th, which was only about two weeks before the surrogate twins were born, and then taken home by Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick.

When the birth mother went into labor, the local hospital was like a madhouse, with all the security and paparazzi hanging around. Getting in to the hospital to visit or have tests, or doctor's appointments was worse than the TSA at the airport.

A special prosecutor was selected weeks ago, to handle all info as gathered by the BCI. Continually, on the news, these two men both reiterated their innocence - which is what one does when caught red-handed, I guess.

Along with both of these police chiefs, a relative (through marriage) of Dojack's has also been indicted. We are being led to believe that the charges will be released Friday, so we should know more at that time. I would assume burglary would at least be charged...but that is only a guess. It could get interesting - I know that both are completely capable of committing the crimes...small town cops are not always honest you know. I don't think I'm bursting anyone's balloon on that one.

I will have to patiently await tomorrow's announcement of the charges. Both police chiefs and one other were taken to the jail Wednesday evening and booked, but immediately released. I heard no mention of bail - and feel that they should be treated like the asses they are, and have to cough up some bucks.

The third individual is {{shock}} the Bridgeport mayor's son - father-in-law of Chad Dojack. How fu**ing interesting. Locally, most residents are just waiting to see how this will all play out in the court system. I truly believe that had the National Enquirer and SJP not been involved - this would have been handled much like all other "swept under the carpet" cases. In a way, I am glad that they literally "screwed up" on a bigger stage.

These two police officers are at the Court house at this very moment - for their arraignment. The local news has promised to update us on the charges quite soon.

Barry Carpenter just returned recently from a vacation to Hawaii AND Aruba. Not bad on a small town police chief's wage. I didn't even get around to describing the HUGE house he recently built either. No inferences here though!!

I messed up last night, when I started this post. I thought I "published" the damn thing, but apparently only saved the draft - sorry for the lateness. We were dealing with having no water (another water line break somewhere) and getting dinner, and NEVER finding out how long water would be off. When one is not prepared for such an event - and you think we would - it caused complete chaos.

I'm outta here for now...my back is causing me excruciating pain. Have a great day - we have torrential rains at the moment, with flood warnings! I shall return....later...........

Wednesday, July 29, 2009


With the sexual escapades of some big name politician's recently - the name C STREET, keeps popping into the conversations. The more I have heard and now have read, about this organization, in my humble opinion I feel there needs to be some form of investigation into this cult-like fraternity.

This C STREET residence is called "The Family" or the "Fellowship" at varying times and according to whomever may be speaking about the group. Essentially, this is a group of MEN which comprise a secretive fundamentalist Christian sect (my words).

The group was founded in 1935 by Abraham Vereide in Seattle. He was a Norwegian immigrant who perpetuated and has the group emulate the leaderships of Hitler, Stalin and Mao - who the group claims - understood the New Testament best. He also espoused that the New Testament is about POWER. Vereide claimed that God came to him in a dream and said "I want you to minister NOT to the down and out, but to the up and out - the powerful."

That statement, in and of itself, is very frightening. The members of this group all claim that they are "chosen" and above all rules and laws. Wives of these men take a wholly subservient position in their lives also - as can be seen by Gov. Mark Sanford and his wife.

Some names I have discovered, that are members include: Sens. Brownback, DeMint, Grassley, Inhofe, Thune, Enzi, Domenici, Pryor, Coates and Ensign (of recent philandering status).

The annual National Prayer Breakfast was encouraged by this group by approaching Dwight Eisenhower. Eisenhower allowed the first Breakfast, but hoped it would not be perpetuated. Unfortunately, he was mistaken. A major amount of lobbying by religious groups takes place during the weeks leading up to this breakfast event.

Also, these Senators, Representatives and some Governors are making trips to other countries, some funded by this group and some on taxpayer dollars - to speak with foreign leaders and preach their secret doctrine known as the "Seven Mountains Mandate". This mandate is that the believers seek to gain world control, by gaining influence in seven specific areas i.e., government, media, education, religion, arts and entertainment, business and family.

It would appear to be a very elitist group, dominated by wealthy white males. I see a racist undertone, wouldn't you say?

This house on C STREET, was a former convent with a chapel, and to this day is listed as a church, thus avoiding property taxes on the building. At any given time, there appears to be at least six men who reside there, paying only $600 a month rent. This is definitely an area that needs to be investigated. Again, this eclectic group places themselves above the law.

Jeff Sharlet has been a guest on several news shows of late, and penned this book in 2008, after spending a brief time residing at C Street. He refers to the greatest effect of The Family is the influence of their ideas - the elite fundamentalism ideas, free-market fundamentalism, trickling down into popular fundamentalism.

Sharlet also has inferred that some of the travels undertaken by these men are in violation of federal laws. The group moves money around in such a manner - that an investigation could take years to complete.

I'm curious, if voters were aware that those they have voted for were members of this group - would they vote differently?

I believe in separation of church and state to the fullest. Our right to religious freedoms also include not having a religious view. Whereas this group is trying to convince non-democratic countries that prayer is the answer, as long as it carries through with THEIR beliefs. They have been to Serbia, Sudan, Albania, Belarus, Ukraine, and Pakistan. Lebanon, a country of religious unrest saw Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK), travel on The Family's dime, telling the government that the solution to their problems is to create more Christian prayer cells - like C Street. DUH!?!?

An excellent read can be found here. It is quite long, but answers so many questions. Wayne Madsen has definitely covered all the bases. This CHRISTIAN MAFIA is one frightening band of men. Before I forget, Both Bill and Hillary Clinton had ties to this group also. That really pissed me off. This may end up being the new question at future town hall meetings on campaign trails.

The groups Illuminati and Opus Dei are supposedly fables....C STREET is not! There is so much I could still carry on about, but if you read the sources by Sharlet and Madsen...a lot of questions can be answered.

More reading to get through....I shall return later...........

Tuesday, July 28, 2009


Samurai Frog at Electronic Cerebrectomy, passed this on to me the other day, and I apologize for getting to this so late.

This is a nice sort of award - as there are NO instructions or mandated courses to follow. It JUST IS!

So I would like to send this out to the following:

Utah Savage - my favorite writer!
Re-Ramblings - a real trip, she has humor and more humor in her words.
November 5th - one who shares the same political leanings.
John abuzz - Yay...he celebrated his 300th post today.

Since there are no instructions and I don't want to hurt any one's feelings - go ahead and pick up this award and share with others.

Have a great day and I'll be back......later............


Sadly, even in poetic form - PALIN'S SPEECH STILL MADE NO SENSE!!!!

Monday, July 27, 2009



I guess this is an appropriate follow-up to my last post. This House Bill would actually certify Hawaii as Barack Obama's state of birth. I should hope they get their quorum and get this passed immediately. This happened just a short while ago.


For all the "birthers" out there....you must be right. Stanley Ann Dunham, must have been the most intelligent and well-connected woman in the history of our country, as we know it.

As a very young woman - 18 years of age, she marries a "black" man, unaware that he was still married to a woman in Kenya, and she was 3 months pregnant (shame) - yet, knowing that she was carrying the 44th President of the United States of America...in her womb. Oh my, and the realities and complications this may cause later in her son's life, being married to a foreigner - yet having to ensure no complications in documenting her son's (future President) birth on American soil, were almost insurmountable.

Let's see now...she would have had to have some well-connected sources within the medical, media and government to pull this off. I can visualize her rushing to the hospital (and her connection) stating "my son is going to be the 44th POTUS and I need you to dummy up a birth record, so it will look like he was born in America, and I'm just so glad that Hawaii is now part of the U.S." Then she would rush off to the local newspaper offices and have a birth announcement prepared and posted in the paper, almost immediately after his birth.

I'm also sure that she would have had to follow that up with a visit to her connection in the Department of Records in Hawaii to follow up and make it a certainty that her son's birth record has been certified and has that all important state seal, please.

That would be one very well connected and tired 18 year old woman. Granted, she had only started her college level matriculation, so she may have been a little wet behind the ears yet. But to be able to pull off the kind of BS these birthers are claiming - is ludicrous.

We do know that Obama's mother was one intelligent woman, having received her Doctorate in 1992 from the University of Hawaii. Thirty one years after Barack's birth. As far as I know, Barack always went by Obama - I cannot find anything stating he was adopted by Soetoro (I could be wrong on that). But, the racist group that is perpetuating this idea around the country - believe they are right in their assumption. Not that any has come up with concrete evidence to the contrary.

Without government intervention in favor of McCain's father (military), he would not be eligible to be President. The Panama Canal Zone had issues as to U.S. territory, at the time of his birth.

These FREAKS who are perpetrating this sham - have no answers. G. Gordon Liddy kept emphasizing on Chris Matthew's show last week, about an affidavit from Obama's step-grandmother, stating that she was present at Obama's birth in a Mombasa, Kenya hospital. Apparently no such document exists - and if it did - what hospital might that have been? Are there no records maintained there? DUH!?!?

Most are squawking because the birth certificate offered states "record of live birth." Even the state of Hawaii has released a statement, that that is all any person receives now that all paper documents were destroyed - to go electronic in 2001.

Apparently my birth certificate would not be acceptable either - it only lists parents, date of birth, city of birth and the state seal. It was good enough to obtain a passport. BIRTH RECORDS contain information such as hospital, and attending physician, time of birth, weight and length. Again, my "birth record" has a lot deleted, as I was adopted. When I found my original birth record (which is issued even if child is given up for adoption), my biological mother's name is listed - no father, no hospital - as I was born in the home, and time is given as an approximate.

As long as these "birthers" get air time in the media - they will go down in history as the Obama Birther Conspirators.

Enough is enough already. There are certainly more important issues to be dealt with in the country. So I say to all you RACISTS - get a fukking life!


Annette, over at Just My Little Piece of the World, has an excellent piece on the Health Reform Act. Click on the link to HR 3200 below and then find your district (within you state) and you will be able to see how you might be affected by this bill.


July 2009
Benefits of America’s Affordable Health Choices Act
In the 6th Congressional District of Ohio
Committee on Energy and Commerce
America’s Affordable Health Choices Act would provide significant benefits in the 6th Congressional District of Ohio: up to 11,300 small businesses could receive tax credits to provide coverage to their employees; 9,200 seniors would avoid the donut hole in Medicare Part D; 1,270 families could escape bankruptcy each year due to unaffordable health care costs; health care providers would receive payment for $89 million in uncompensated care each year; and 81,000 uninsured individuals would gain access to high-quality, affordable health insurance. Congressman Charles A. Wilson represents the district.
• Help for small businesses. Under the legislation, small businesses with 25 employees or less and average wages of less than $40,000 qualify for tax credits of up to 50% of the costs of providing health insurance. There are up to 11,300 small businesses in the district that could qualify for these credits.
• Help for seniors with drug costs in the Part D donut hole. Each year, 9,200 seniors in the district hit the donut hole and are forced to pay their full drug costs, despite having Part D drug coverage. The legislation would provide them with immediate relief, cutting brand name drug costs in the donut hole by 50%, and ultimately eliminate the donut hole.
• Health care and financial security. There were 1,270 health care-related bankruptcies in the district in 2008, caused primarily by the health care costs not covered by insurance. The bill provides health insurance for almost every American and caps annual out-of-pocket costs at $10,000 per year, ensuring that no citizen will have to face financial ruin because of high health care costs.
• Relieving the burden of uncompensated care for hospitals and health care providers. In 2008, health care providers in the district provided $89 million worth of uncompensated care, care that was provided to individuals who lacked insurance coverage and were unable to pay their bills. Under the legislation, these costs of uncompensated care would be virtually eliminated.
• Coverage of the uninsured. There are 100,000 uninsured individuals in the district, 16% of the district. The Congressional Budget Office estimates that nationwide, 97% of all Americans will have insurance coverage when the bill takes effect. If this benchmark is reached in the district, 81,000 people who currently do not have health insurance will receive coverage.
• No deficit spending. The cost of health care reform under the legislation is fully paid for: half through making the Medicare and Medicaid program more efficient and half through a surtax on the income of the wealthiest individuals. This surtax would affect only 1,100 households in the district. The surtax would not affect 99.6% of taxpayers in the district.
This analysis is based upon the following sources: the Gallup-Healthways Survey (data on the uninsured); the U.S. Census (data on small businesses); the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (data on the Part D donut hole, health care-related bankruptcies (based on analysis of PACER court records), and uncompensated care); and the House Committee on Ways and Means (data on the surtax).

I see very few problems with this bill as porposed. I fall into the cracks, and should get help for my medical issues with a bill such as this. I know so many elderly, who get shafted on Medicare D - another Bush failure.

Considering the right has NO plausible solutions - to anything - an act like this needs to be passed. I have heard from so many right wingers - that this will ruin the country - HAVE NO INSURANCE or never pay medical bills. The burden is great. I have major medical coverage ONLY. No office visits, no Rx's, no dental or eye. I get bills for 20% of any hospital bills. Considering the local HMO here pays 41% of medical bills and patients do not see bills for the balance, the hospital loves to jump on me for the remaining 20%. Screw that.

HMO's have been the major ruin in the medical arena. The CEO's get fatter and richer, on the backs of the small business owners and the working peons. The board of directors of our major local HMO, enjoy an annual junket to someplace warm and sandy. Is any business discussed - I doubt it. Are these folks enjoying the largesse of their members - of course.

Sunday, July 26, 2009


Today, is the big day...Sarah Palin turns the helm of the state of Alaska over to one (with the same initials) Sean Parnell, the current Lt. Governor. I'm not exactly sure of the specific time that Palin will no longer carry the title Governor, but for me, it cannot be soon enough.

Shannyn Moore, the put upon blogger and sometime radio host, who has been targeted by Palin has more or less started the "screen door exit". As in "don't let the door hit you in the arse on the way out!"

Last August, right before McCain made the announcement of Palin as his running mate, I had done a little research on the possible nominees, and admittedly...Palin's name wasn't one of the first I searched for. Within a matter of hours before the big announcement, Sarah Palin's name surfaced and I clamored to find out all I could on this nominee. I found very little of substance available at that time - other than the video of her saying something about never being a vice-presidential candidate.

And my haven't the past 11 months been a treat? The woman gives an endless supply of fodder for the news and blogs. Just opening her mouth, instant press release. Palin has spent the last two days visiting various "farewell" picnics - and even serving up the food.

Considering this woman has "fallen" in the polls of favorability - her narcissistic personality, believes she has something to offer. Maybe she will hook up with Man Coulter - one of the few who believe that QUITTING her position as Governor is a good thing. Right Man...the majority of sm,art thinking Americans love QUITTERS. If a poll were taken of Alaskan voters - those who trusted that she would fulfill her term of office - I'm sure the favorability there would be considerably low also.

Palin is scheduled to speak soon at the Ronald Reagan Library - and I am curious as to who might write her speech. We all know that this woman cannot put together a cogent thought let alone a sentence. Since she is now a Twitter aficionado - I would imagine her speeches will all be sentences of 140 characters..or less.

I am sure that she will still be offering up some goodies for us to post about in the future - as most of her world is about "her." this should be quite interesting.

Theson is suffering through another physical dilemma while in Egypt. He had a bot fly incident in India and a short time ago while in Alexandria. It appears he may have ANOTHER bot fly - this time in the elbow area. He went to the hospital yesterday (which has to be serious for him to take that step), and was pawned off on a dermatologist. He had his driver Emad with him to interpret, but apparently they did not grasp that this is UNDER the skin, not a topical ailment.

He was prescribed Cipro and some creams/salves and a solution to soak the elbow. He marked the area (redness and swelling) with a pen yesterday as we Skyped - and if this gets worse, he promised to head back to the hospital. I mean WTF??? Is he a bot fly magnet or something - or are they dormant in his system? This is scary and quite worrisome to me.

I have a few cleaning chores to tackle...and that kitty litter box is begging to be emptied (my favorite chore) - so I shall return..........later..........


Ahhhh.......I had fun at the beach. Wish I were there now!

Wouldn't this just be ideal present for a child? WTF were they thinking??

This was just too damn cute!

There's the morning teaser. It does take a few cups of coffee in the a.m., so this one is an auto-post. That will give me time to formulate something with more substance.

Friday, July 24, 2009


Thegrandson had a wonderful day yesterday. He got to enjoy his swim lesson and then to the movies - G-Force 3D.

I cannot even begin to remember the last movie I saw in 3-D, and I do remember that the glasses were made of cardboard though. Apparently some of the brain cells are still alive. Maybe I am just old...but this 3-D was "awesome." There was a damn pesky fly (Moochie) in the movie - and I spent so much time swatting at the damn thing, I probably looked like I needed to be back in the home. Compared to the "olden" days - this was a whole step up in technology for me. (Can you tell I don't go to the movies very often?)

I do enjoy a movie, where I don't have to really think or analyze, and this was exactly what I needed. I was almost convinced that these guinea pigs and other critters could honestly talk. Also, recognizing the voices of these real actors - I begin to even put their faces and mannerisms to each animal. I was totally impressed and managed to get plenty of laughs as a bonus.

Darwin (voice of Sam Rockwell) is the leader of the unit of scientifically engineered F.B.I. Special Agents. There is Juarez (voice of Penelope Cruz), Blaster (voice Tracy Morgan), Speckles, a mole (voice of Nicholas Cage). Another recognizable voice was Steve Buscemi, as a hamster with issues! Not a big role - but very entertaining.

If you have the time and the $$$ (we won't discuss that expense here), take a break and get out and see this one - with the kids, grandkids or Grammy and grand pap. Everyone needs a laugh now and then!

Have you noticed that some representatives in Congress (and Senate) are confusing people, by juxtaposing "health care" with "health insurance?" The Michelle Bachmann's and Rep. Foxx have both stated that "there is no one in America without health care!" (This was also a phrase of George W.) Aha - this may be true to a point, as anyone can walk into an ER, get treated and then sit back and wait for excruciatingly painful HIGH medical bills to come in the mail. Enough debt to either force bankruptcy or just eternal debt. Someone has missed the point of "affordable" health care.
I have been reading people's comments here and there, and so many (rethugs) are saying that a health care reform package can't be accepted yet, because the bill is over 1,000 pages long. Considering, that no bill has yet been prepared - just outlines of which directions are acceptable - the BS is flying!
The "birthers" out there have gotten on my last nerve also. Liz Cheney refuses to echo the absurdity of this claim, thus perpetuating the lie. Lou Dobbs needs to follow the path of Glen Beck and head over to the hair-pulling staion (Faux)! G. Gordon Liddy was reduced to a pile of mush on Chris Matthew's show the other night. The only statement he reiterated over and over, was that there is a certified affidavit from Obama's "step grandmother", that she was present at his birth in Mombasa, Kenya. Since Liddy inferred that he was born in a hospital there, Matthews asked him why wasn't a birth certificate presented from whatever hospital it was - no reply.
I have to also add here...my certified birth certificate, from the state of West Virginia, lists my parents name and date of birth - nothing more, nothing less. I was not born in a hospital, there is no attending physician's name - none of the things that all these birthers want to have on a piece of paper. This would have to be one of the largest con games in the world - that all this collusion began in 1961 - and Obama's mother wanted to ensure that her son would be President of the United States of America. That would be one helluva lady!
A storm is rolling in, so have to make sure things are not going to fly away outside. I shall return.....later............


This was posted on Facebook by a friend...and I have no idea if they are related to these folks or it was just a discovered clip on YouTube. But this is the type of wedding I could get into. A break from tradition and what a memorable ceremony for the new couple!

We have to leave shortly for the weekly swim lesson for thegrandson and he wants to see "G-Force" - so to the mall cinemas afterwards. I have fallen in love with all the previews for this Disney/Bruckheimer movie - and laughed my ass off. So UTAH...I'm going to have a "matinee Friday." (I haven't been to the movies in such a long time

Thursday, July 23, 2009


California's finances are in the toilet - and probably already flushed - and state workers cannot even be paid. Now, there has been a massive raid and $1 billion of marijuana has been confiscated. Just a little advice to Gov. Arnold - package it, sell it on the streets, charge sales tax - PAYROLL MET!!

I'm just saying - sooner or later marijuana legalities will be on the ballot, but California is in such dire straits - I'm sure there is a market for this product. Silly me, even if the largest Mexican drug cartels are involved - rather than have a trial, send those back to Mexico and I'm sure their bosses will figure out how to deal with them - saves court time.

I'm sure there are plenty of arguments on this front...so let it be known this is tongue-in-cheek. (**Sort of.)

The NAKED COWBOY from NYC, is a write-in candidate for the Mayor of New York position. His resume' isn't too shabby. He has a degree in political sciences and is the son of a councilman (not sure of locale). I give him credit for even thinking he has a chance against Michael Bloomberg's BILLIONS. I guess "dress code" is one of the platforms he is promoting - go figure! I would imagine he wants more "casual" attire for everything.

The glorious fence as erected this very day!!!!!!!!!!!!

Looking to the back of the fence, going UNDER my huge pine tree.

I received a call from another neighbor this afternoon, asking me "do you own a tape measure?" I'm like, "well, yes." He wanted me to go measure the height of the fence. I told him I thought it was a 6 foot fence, but when the guys were nailing it together - it towered over both of them. Well, guess what?? it is EIGHT feet tall. The zoning ordinance is NO higher than 6 foot.

These people have screwed up from the beginning, by NOT getting a building permit, which is the way to start a project like this. When getting the permit, a plan has to be submitted to the Zoning Board (which I was President of for six years), they would see that all criteria is met, i.e., dimensions. the next stop is to post a Legal Notice in the paper with a deadline for all those in the neighborhood to express agreement or disagreement. Then a Zoning Board hearing would be held to arrive at a final decision. Usually, if there are none disagreeing, the permit is issued immediately.

I do not want these people to lose the huge sum of money they have tied up in this fence....but I don't want the fence more. Hopefully, there will be an amicable solution to this situation soon.

Time to post this, I have been hacking at it for a good deal of the day. My how my mind wanders. Catch ya..............Later............

Wednesday, July 22, 2009


The new fence being erected by the "new" neighbors will look something like this when completed - I would assume. When I moved here almost 24 years ago - I went out of my way to OPEN up my property, removing an old stockade fence, which was warped, full of termites, and UGLY. I also removed many ugly bushes and dying trees - thus ending up with a very nice extra lot.

All that is coming to an end - and their fence, whether you call it a "stockade" "privacy" or plain old "wooden" fence is destined to be an eyesore at some time in the future. So, as mad as I am about the situation - I am convincing myself - it is something I will have to get used to. Now my warped mind is running wild with all the endless possibilities of how to deal with "my" side of the fence.

Thedaughter and I were on the deck until very late last night, tossing around ideas.

Starting some ivy growth came to mind first. Thedaughter asked me how do we do that..and I replied "hell, I just come up with finished ideas" and we will have to research ivy growth now. I could start the process so it will look good on my side, but by golly - it may just start climbing over the other side into their view - ahhhhh!!! Too bad!

I could maybe, find some old windows and flower boxes and decorate it so it has an outdoor/whimsical flair. But considering I kill flowers and green things on a regular basis - I will have to go all "hoopie" on them and fill them with PLASTIC flowers.

One commenter said I should plant trees that will ensure the droppage of massive amounts of leaves - in the future. Hmmmm....a possibility, but I honestly don't wish to deal with leaves that may miss the mark and head my way!!!

An idea, one that thegrandson would love - would be to give him all kinds of paint - and just let him "have at it!" A little graffiti, a stick figure here and there - it wouldn't be a work of art for the ages, as his artistic talent is not developed yet. But this could be a very challenging an interesting project for the little tyke.

This is my favorite...inviting all my gay friends and they their friends - and paint it rainbow colors. I wouldn't mind having a rainbow colored fence to look at - but with the thought of revenge in mind - they would truly not be affected.

My ultimate - most favorite idea...to mount very bright lights to the corners of my house facing this side lot - and then utilizing the yard as a new entertainment area. I mean absolutely, knock your eyeballs out of your head BRIGHT lights - that my be forgotten to be turned off at night, lights.

In reality, I will take this one day at a time. But this does not mean that I cannot have all these "interesting" ideas rolling around in my head. Many neighbors I have spoken with, are totally shocked that these new neighbors are literally "dumbing down" their very expensive purchase. Trust me on this...I have not accused them of being smart. For a family that thought they had a large parcel of property, by placing this fence - and a separate chain-linked area in their back yard (for the dogs) - they have depreciated the piece of property, that should in all reason, appreciate with improvements.

I spoke with a former neighbor of these people, and was informed that they NEVER cut their grass and the property was cluttered with "stuff." I should hope that any future changes they make will not start to depreciate all my neighboring properties either.

We have been threatened with rain for a couple of days...but nothing here yet. Maybe today, because there is all sorts of "green" stuff on my weather map.

I have a couple of major projects to start, but I honestly can't get motivated. I was going to start one this morning, but I slept wrong, and if you remember, I have stated before....after my triple bypass surgery, my breastbones never "knit" together. I was allergic to the wire or something, but the bones overlapped during the night, and I can't get them back in place. Sounds stupid, I know....but I have to throw my shoulders around till they separate. My life sucks sometimes...!

Have to catch up on the news now...so catch ya.......later...................

**p.s. If anyone has any other great ideas regarding this "fence" - don't hesitate to let me know.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009


The new neighbors have done nothing to "endear" themselves with the rest of us. As you can see from this picture, a shit load of wood was delivered this morning and they are working diligently to get this fortress fence erected. Access for thegrandson will now be cut off, for him to visit his friend "across the creek" behind us.

When I moved into my house many moons ago, there was a fortress fence all around the property and one of the first things we did was tear the ugly thing down. I don't want to feel like I am caged in, in my own home. I would have had much less of a problem, had they chosen a chain link fence - but no, I think this is to piss me off.

The building inspector has already been to their house (just a short while ago) to check that it complies with zoning ordinances, and they were called on the fact that they did NOT have a building permit. At first I was told the fence had to be five feet off the property line - but now they have changed that to one foot. I was head of the zoning board for awhile, I will have to go to the basement and see if I can find the rulings. By the time that is done...they will have the fukking thing up!

Now, I'm trying to figure how much it would take to have a small bridge built across the creek, so thegrandson and his friends can play. It never ends.

My blood pressure has to be through the roof by this time, so I am cutting this short (ha).



Vanity Fair has re-edited Sarah Palin's "resignation" speech, to make it sound like someone with intelligence actually wrote the damn thing. I know it looks long, but if you're bored - have at it. You can click each page to make it readable for those "older" eyes. I can tell that the editing staff had a field day with this one.

I'm working on another post, as to the "new" neighbors. Pissed is one adjective to describe me at this moment. Later........