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Saturday, October 31, 2009


I love how the time was established as TWO A.M. - to set our clocks either forward or back and hour. I would assume that hour was chosen as an hour when most people are sleeping or something. If anyone has an answer, I would appreciate knowing, so I can add that to my trivia knowledge.

My only problem, with theson travelling all over the world - I have to assimilate the time difference. At this moment he is SIX hours ahead of my time. Tomorrow he will be SEVEN hours difference. Egypt does change their times, but not at the same time as the U.S.A.

I keep a little clock in front of me (and on the puter) showing the time wherever he is. That way, I won't be trying to SKYPE him while he is sleeping. **Except for when the Steelers were in the playoffs and super bowl last year. I did skype him and blasted the Steelers songs over the interwebs......I loved it! Not sure if he did though!

Be that as it may, we will set ALL the clocks in the house back an hour, around 9 pm, as I am always afraid I will be tired later. Luckily, my bedroom clock, just has a switch (EST-DST) and sets its own time. Woohoo, a no brainer for me.

The rain has let up and the temps are quite cool - 50*, so hopefully we will have a weather event-free Trick or Treat!

Everyone have a GREAT weekend! Tomorrow is "catch up on all the blogs" day - so I will be commenting then. Thanks so much for stopping by - and I'll catch ya later!

Don't forget to check out Past the Velvet Rope this week. It's a brief one, but still excellent!



Let me begin by saying.....I AM A MURDERER!! One mouse down and not sure how many may be left, but traps will be out for at least a couple more nights. Thanks to the blogger suggesting placing the peanut butter on the underside of trap lever. Ahhhh...success, I love it!! Now on to Caturday!

I shall return later, with Halloween pics (hopefully) of thegrandson in full costume. The weather at this moment is not cooperating - as it is raining cats and dogs. We are hoping this may all move out of the area by 6 pm.

Have a great day.......I shall return........later............


Friday, October 30, 2009


I had every good intention of accomplishing something/anything today - but sometimes plans such as this are not meant to be.

Firstly - THE MOUSE or multiples, evaded the traps set last night. they got their fill of peanut butter and never triggered the traps. A suggestion by a fellow blogger is being used tonight - placing the peanut butter on the underside of the plate - we shall see I guess. I plan on winning this match. If this does not work, another blogger has suggested using the night vision goggles and a gun!

Secondly - My car was broken into AGAIN - last night. As I mentioned in this post, the same method was used. The sad part is, the culprit IS KNOWN to the police and myself, but proving anything has been quite hard. The little punk was arrested on other juvenile charges last time, served like 60 days and was back in the neighborhood to pilfer from we, the ones who worked for what we have! I know where he lives and now I'm tempted to stake out his house (and the other punk) and catch them in the act. I even asked the cops, why not fingerprint the car - if his show up - they are definitely NOT supposed to be there? Same old, same old - not enough resources or money. DUH!?!!? Wonder why some turn into vigilantes.

Just for clarification...since the break-ins in April, I have diligently locked my car immediately upon exiting. Last night, thedaughter and I drove in town (she was driving), and SHE DID NOT lock the car! Hmmm...I seem to remember that she was at fault the last time. Her punishment has yet to be decided.

Apparently South Carolina is going to be covering their ass again, as it were. After Gov. Mark Sanford's sordid affair and attempted cover-up, Joe Wilson's scream of "You Lie", another former legislator can be added to the mix. Roland Corning, age 66, was caught leaving a cemetery (go figure) with an 18 year old stripper, a bag os sex toys and Viagra. I'm not sure if there is actually a criminal charge here, maybe trespassing, but I do find it comical. Corning was immediately removed from his position as assistant state attorney general though. I wonder, since so many have been caught in compromising positions - with Viagra - do they have a lawsuit against the pharmaceutical company. "The drugs made me do it!"

Lou Dobbs of CNN (the joke of a man), has apparently been caught in a lie. He claimed on his radio show, that his life has been threatened, and he has been shot at - now his wife was a target. When the state police of NJ were contacted, after the initial chuckle, they disclosed that the bullet Dobbs says was meant for his wife, hit the house in the "attic" area, not penetrating the siding, and falling to the ground. This tells me that this shot came from quite a distance, and being so high, she was NOT a target. Dobbs lives in the countryside, with distant neighbors and surrounded by woods. According to the state police, three weeks ago WAS hunting season and incidents like this are many during this time of year. Makes sense to me. I would guess that this goofball was trying to hike up a sympathy audience. Nahhhhh! don't think that will fly.

WTF is up with Joe Lieberman?? never mind, I know the answer. Now he wants to filibuster the Health Reform bill, while just a short time ago, he was anti-filibuster! If this man gets elected again - I may have another coronary. He changes party when it's convenient, and changes his votes on whims as well. Lieberman needs TO GO!!

Another WTF moment - what's with Congress that they feel people do not need an extension on their unemployment benefits. It is typical of these fuktards to WANT to see the breadlines, and more homeless I guess. They have practiced their talent of obstructionism rather well these past 10 months, wouldn't you say?

Check this list of "no" votes on this bill (all rethugs):
John Barrasso - WY
Christopher Bond - MO
Jim Bunning - KY
Thomas Coburn - OK
John Cornyn - TX
Jim Demint - SC
Michael Enzi - WY
Lindsey Graham - SC
Orrin Hatch - UT
James Inhofe - OK
Jeff Session - AL
David Vitter - LA
Roger Wicker - MS

So, if you are represented by these asswipes and have been waiting for an extension of unemployment benefits - blame these obstructionists!

Finally, another Congressman, Steve King (R-IA), thinks the NFL owes Rush Limbaugh an apology. He has targeted Roger Goodell on this one. Comparatively, he states that J Lo and Fergie should be chastised as well for their racist comments. I'm not really sure what planet this gentleman is from - but he needs to get back to reality. If I'm not mistaken, Fergie is part owner of a team at the present time. My advice to King - get a firm grip on your ears, and pull your head out of your ass!

Good health has returned to this household, the weather was great today - we even reached 73*...how wonderful is that? Of course, it is supposed to rain tomorrow evening during Trick or Treat, so it's back to reality I guess.

Have a great weekend......I'm going to work on my Caturday post now.....later........


Thursday, October 29, 2009

I AM ON A MISSION...........

I love when the weather starts to turn cold, because we always manage to get a small visitor......a mouse! Since I am not brain dead yet, one mouse usually constitutes a "family" of meeces!

My 12 year old cat Isis, is just about worthless as a mouser. The dog is the first one to scurry throughout the house, when she hears the little rodent! I hear nothing, but the animals and their keen senses do! The only location so far, is under my kitchen sink. After I pulled the toaster out, I noticed the shelf liner had a huge hole - and there was the quite noticeable MOUSE DROPPINGS!!! Egads!!

I have tried the humane traps in the past - and I ended up laying traps continually. The little fuckers once outside, realize they are still alive and traipse back into the house again. So for all my friends out there, I really don't want to piss you off - but I am using the "killing" traps. Please don't rush out to call PETA or the local humane shelter...I just feel better with the rodent population annihilated.

This morning, I came into the kitchen and the cupboard door was open (under sink), and my FAT cat, is walking on the counters. This is a definite no-no in my house. The cat can sit on any piece of furniture, but never on kitchen counters or table. And, for twelve years this has never been a problem. After yelling at the cat and hearing the loud "thud" when her fat ass hit the floor - I discovered that the cat (i assume), had pulled some of the shelf liner outside of the cabinet area.

I am not one of those women who jumps on chairs and screams "eek" when she sees a mouse. But I am territorial. This is MY house - not the MOUSE HOUSE!! I would certainly be freaked out, if one were to run across my sleeping body or come anywhere near my bedroom - so this is why the drastic measures are called for.

These little whiskered rodents can be sneaky but I should hope I can win this battle. There are now two traps under the sink, baited with peanut butter. I have tried cheese in the past, but I have rodents with exquisite taste - thus the PB.

I will update on my success or.....failure. thegrandson wants me to catch the critter so he can have it as a pet. This is so not happening.

Thedaughter and thegrandson have both been home all week with the "flu." Thegrandson will be returning to school tomorrow, and thedaughter does not go back to work till Saturday. the frustrating part of all this sickness, is the ER's are not treating individuals, just sending everyone home and given the basics, i.e., rest, liquids and wait it out. Thedaughter's friend went to the ER last night, she has had a temp of 102+ degrees for two days and they would do nothing.

My question now...since there was not enough vaccine initially given our area, and one has already been through this sickness - does one still need to be vaccinated? I was originally told I was in the high-risk category for the vaccine - but then later told, I wouldn't be allowed. (8 heart attacks, triple bypass, pneumonia prone and I don't qualify!) Go figure.

Thedaughter's employer called the house, to inquire of her symptoms, as they are trying to form some kind of data base for the employees who have called off. But locally, no one even knows what strain of the flu they have, as no testing is being done now. Swab testing runs around $300+ each and apparently is cost prohibitive at this point. Because of the extreme body aches, that one symptom is allowing for an H1N1 diagnosis.

Oh well then!! I'm off to clean up the dinner dishes and await the mouse run!! Hate me now and then get over it!

I will leave you with this video....I think I have run into this girl at a fast food place before...

I shall return............later.................


Wednesday, October 28, 2009


Geesh, where do I start in describing this....cult? I am averse to using the word religion, although it figures prominently in their title, Church of Scientology. Everyone I know is familiar with Tom Cruise's rant many years ago, jumping up and down on Oprah's sofa and his arrogance in discussing Brooke Shields post-partum depression with Matt Lauer. That moment was when I realized, Tom Cruise is a fucking idiot. No more did his movies appeal to me, or for that matter, anything that came out of his mouth.

He had the audacity to declare to Matt Lauer, that he (Lauer) did NOT understand the field of psychiatry, but Cruise himself DID! With all my research to date, I have still failed to find any connection of Cruise with any courses taken in psychiatry. Therefore, all his "intelligence" has apparently been gleaned from the COS. Now there's an accolade one needs in their resume'.

There are many groups of Scientologists, around the world - supposedly all independent of one another, but this I find hard to believe.

I am amazed that one science fiction writer, L. Ron Hubbard (top picture on left), managed to create a cult, based on extra-terrestrials. Talk about the weak minded! Cults, to me, attract those who are in flux with their life and possible beliefs - and therefore, become prime targets for the likes of Scientologists. Remember in the 60's and 70's, all those who left home for the Hare Krishna's? They were recruiting in airports, bus stations and public sidewalks.

I digress. L. Ron Hubbard founded Scientology in the early 50's, and the cult believes that Xenu, brought people to this earth 75 million years ago in jets, and set them up around the bases of volcanoes to thrive. Humans are considered to be "thetans" trapped on Earth. Thetans have had multiple past lives and preceding being earth bound, lived in other extra-terrestrial cultures. All righty then....

Hubbard started his first church in Camden, NJ in 1953. Hubbard's "Aims of Scientology" were to be:

"a civilization without insanity, without criminals, and without war, where the able can prosper and honest beings can have rights, and where man is free to rise to greater heights, are the aims of Scientology."

This so-called "church", to me, benefits those the most who GIVE the most financially. It is structured in such a way, that climbing the hierarchy (gaining more insight into one's spirit), you have to have BIG BUCKS. They have various "machines" which assist members in finding "answers" and self-discovery, that mimic "lie detector" machines. I would assume, there is no truth or honor in such machines and they have been created to mislead and "hook" these morons into their false beliefs.

The news this past week, reflected the guilty verdicts in France against the COS in that country, and they now have to fork over $1,000,000+, on the charges of "organized fraud", for duping many out of their hard earned dollars.

Also, there was a clip at Huffington Post, of Martin Basir and his interview with Tommy Davis, the head of the COS Celebrity Centre in Los Angeles, CA. Davis ended up ripping his microphone off and storming off the set. This was all because he refused to answer the question about the connection to XENU!

Now here's some trivia for you. Tommy Davis is pictured here (at bottom) - his mother is Anne Archer (center), you may remember from various TV shows and especially Fatal Attraction. Marjorie Lord (top picture w/ Danny Thomas), is the grandmother and played Danny Thomas' wife in Make Room for Daddy! (All you old folks will remember that show.) Anne Archer and her son have been avid members of this cult since the 70's. The interview with Basir for ABC's Nightline, was pretty much full of NOTHING. Davis has mastered the art of talking and saying little. He avoided direct questions well and showed his true colors when he walked out of the interview.

Also this week, it was revealed that Paul Haggis, director/screenwriter/Oscar winner ("Crash"), left the "church" in August, after 35 years of membership. This move centered around lies he was told regarding the Scientologists stance on Prop 8. Haggis stated:

"The church's refusal to denounce the actions of these bigots, hypocrites and homophobes is cowardly!"

It has been well known for years, yet unconfirmed, that when becoming a member of this cult, one must sever all ties with family members and/or friends, who may question this "church."

Now to the criminal aspects of this enterprise. Wikipedia can't even avoid the fray...this past May they "blocked editing on their site from all I.P. addresses owned or operated by the COS and its associates, broadly interpreted." Apparently changes were being made to put the COS in a favorable light and deleting the facts of past criminal acts.

In 1979, Operation Snow White was undertaken by the Guardian Office (now know as Office of Special Affairs), "where church members organized and committed the largest penetration of U.S. federal agencies by an organization NOT affiliated with a foreign government, i.e. KGB."

The prosecution gave the following description of their actions:

"The crimes committed by these defendants is of a breadth and scope previously unheard of. No building, office, desk or file was safe from their snooping and prying. No individual or organization was free from their despicable conspiratorial minds. The tools of their trade were miniature transmitters, lock picks, secret codes, forged credentials and any other device they found necessary to carry out their conspiratorial schemes."

The COS also "set up" former member Paulette Cooper, for the expose' she wrote in 1970. Using blank paper she had handled, they forged bomb threats and mailed these items. She was arrested because of the fingerprint connection and prosecution proceedings had begun - when it was discovered through Operation Snow White, of this scheme. Luckily, all charges were dismissed against Ms. Cooper.

I have to question whether this group is a CHURCH, CULT or COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISE. They rake in over a half billion dollars a year worldwide, with their marketing of the Dianetics and Scientology materials. Because they have tax exempt status as a religion in the United States (and other countries), the majority feel that is enough to qualify as a bona fide religion. Me....I think the IRS Tax Code needs revamped in regards to these tax exempt organizations.

Revisiting Tom Cruise and his psychiatric statements...when one joins this group, they sign a contract, which states in part:

"Believe all mental problems are spiritual in nature and there is no such thing as a mentally incompetent person - only those suffering from spiritual upset of one kind or another."

With all these events mentioned, hitting the news this week...could the end be in sight for this group? Probably not, because money talks and bullshit walks!

The upside to all this.....I will NEVER be a member of this group because 1) I have a brain and 2) I have NO money!!!

Thankfully, I have that off my chest. Scientologists, much like these other New Religious Movements, piss me off. If I choose to pray to a light bulb - these folks all get their knickers in a twist. Let the crazies attend their church in a tent with snakes, or roll in the aisles...but don't present yourself as a valid faith based organization. Me, St. Mattress for me....and my light bulb!!



Tuesday, October 27, 2009


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What can I say...just for shits and giggles on this cold morning!


Monday, October 26, 2009

AL FRANKEN IS GREAT..................

Thief that I am, I stole this from my friend Utah Savage. Those who choose to put Al Franken down or dismiss him as a comedian...think again. He does his research and does not back down from an adversary.

Franken essentially put this "brain trust" lady in her spot. Yes, all polls can be cherry picked and finessed. Hard facts are what are important - and he did not allow this woman the opportunity to perpetuate her cause for the insurance companies.

GO AL!! To my friends in Minnesota....thank God he's not Bachmann.



Sunday, October 25, 2009


Of course it is Sunday, and my big thing was looking forward to the Steelers kicking Brett Favre's butt!! Hooray - it was awesome.

We have found out that thegrandson's elementary school has an outbreak of the H1N1 - and what does he do today - spike a temp of 100.8*. He is lethargic and has a bad headache as well. He will not be attending school tomorrow and possibly for a few more days. We are playing this one by ear. I have the runniest nose - and a headache...but what's new????

Since thedaughter managed to break her arm last year - after carving pumpkins, we took no chances and carried out the process on the kitchen table this year. All went quite well. Thegrandson is not allowed to play with knives yet...so he was relegated to "cleaning" out the pumpkin as you can see from these two pics.

The expressions he was making were hilarious. The upside is - he can't wait till his pumpkin seeds have finished baking, for his consumption.

The "spider" carving, is the same as last year. We lost the template, but I blew up last years picture and made a new template. It looks great. I have combined the pics of the pumpkins with and without a flash. Thedaughter carved the Spider and the Grim Reaper....I carved the ghost on a tombstone. I think we actually did a wonderful job this year, if I do say so myself.

Hopefully, thegrandson will be well enough to Trick or Treat on Saturday evening. Right now, he is plain miserable. He is such a tiny little guy, when he gets a "bug" he can't fight it off well. Now we start the worrying - I have mastered that art over many years.

Now....for more "pretty awful" Halloween costumes:

Poor attempt at humor - or atrocity!!!

Originality counts for something!

"W" never looked better! And I mean that!

(Cough, cough!) This is just plain sick!!

Gonna run for now...hoping the Colts get their butt kicked tonight also! Medication time - ahhhhhh drugs!!!

Have a wonderful evening and I will get back here tomorrow.....sometime.........


Saturday, October 24, 2009


Yes, it's CATURDAY again! But first I just have to post this video for theson. Everything to him is "mathmatical" and thought he would appreciate this new ad for Intel!

Now, on to the CATS!!!

This video was stolen as you can see, but I thought it was great. there is a youtube clip of this cat - and the orchestra has managed to compose a piece to coodinate with the cat's accomplishments. Cool

(H/T to 43-Ideas-Per-Minute)

Have a great weekend............later.................


Friday, October 23, 2009

RAPE VS. $$$$$.......................

It is quite possible that Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-HI) is weighing the possibility of removing Title VII (Al Franken's amendment) from the Defense Appropriations Bill. From what I have discerned so far, this may or may not be true. It could be an issue presented to the media by the defense contractors lobbyists.

BUT, if it is true - we need to send messages to Inouye that removal of this amendment is NOT acceptable.

Removing Title VII will force any woman with a claim of rape, or sexual harassment into a forced and secret arbitration - rather than be dealt with in criminal court. Since any arbitration board for these companies would primarily consist of MALES - the odds of a woman prevailing with charges, would be NIL.

I find this hard to imagine that Inouye would give no credence to "rape" and a woman's rights, since he co-sponsored the Violence Against Women Act of 1994. He has constantly supported issues like, sensible gun control, women's right to choose, desegregation, consumer protection, public works and labor.

He lost an arm in WWII and has been in the Senate for close to 47 years I believe. He is no spring chicken, at the age of 83, but he is tuned in to most issues of importance. He needs to step up to the plate and defend women and their right to judicial equality.

Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), championed the Title VII amendment and won with 68-30 votes. those 30 were all GOP members and you can check them out here. I should hope that all his efforts were not futile.

As Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations, Inouye has received donations of $294,900 from the aerospace and defense industries. It is not rocket science to hazard a guess on loyalties here.

I feel that it is unacceptable to sacrifice our women on the altar of corporatism - for preserving campaign donations. Totally unacceptable!!

If anyone feels the need to express their disdain for this possible move, and pressure Inouye to do the right thing, you can call his office at 202-224-3934...or write to the local papers in his state (150 words or less) at the following:


We are not living in the dark ages and if a man is responsible for the act of rape - then the law needs to come into play - not an arbitration board and a slap on the wrist. STAND UP FOR WOMEN'S RIGHTS!!!

Now, I'm going to curl up in bed and watch the new Transformers movie. I don't plan on doing anything today. The house is clean, thegrandson is off to school (two hour delay today), thedaughter will be leaving for work at 12:30 pm - so it is all about ME now! Have a great day (raining and gloomy here!)

Later......................NEW POST UP AT PTVR!!



I guess it really didn't take much to entertain us in our youth. Soupy Sales was one of the best, in my opinion. It was slap-stick, and a large quantity of ad-lib, rolled into one presentation.

The pies in the face are the legacy of this man's career. No one was safe from the plate of meringue...Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., Lucille Ball and many more.

This video has Soupy singing "The Mouse" - which was corny at best, but we all sang along. (About the 3:30 mark).

Gone along with Soupy are White Fang, the meanest, biggest dog in the U.S.A., of which we only saw a shaggy white paw - in the doorway or stretching into view from the side of the camera. Black Tooth - the complete opposite of White Fang, being sweet and loving. Black Tooth's "paw" would drag Soupy off camera and we all heard the "kissing" sounds being given to Soupy. Pookie the Lion would appear occasionally in the window and offer up another corny joke or two. These characters are now relegated to shows of the past and memories we will carry.

I always considered Soupy Sales a fellow West Virginian, as he was raised in Huntington, WV and graduated from Marshall University (journalism). Of course he moved on to bigger venues, but he always came home to WV at various times, whether for charity or shows.

R.I.P. Soupy Sales.....thanks for the memories!



Thursday, October 22, 2009


I have to ask myself, why hasn't this idiot fallen over a cliff yet? He is still trying to pass on his drivel as dyed-in-the-wool tactics - that must be followed. I have stated before that I do not get MSNBC and have to rely on the clips available - and this one had me burning.

Lawrence O'Donnell goes head to head with Joe Scarborough over the Darth's words at some conference from last night. Needless to say, the garbage that Joe is trying to "get out there", just doesn't fly. What part of "the great LIES" does Joe not understand?

Sending our troops into Iraq was formulated and pressed by Cheney, on the illusion of WMD's. For Scarborough to keep saying that Bush/Cheney had the backing of the Dems at the time is true - but if you or I had the same spoon fed information - we would have agreed also. It is those all important details - LIKE FACTS - that would have prevented over 4,000 of our young men's deaths - in a war of convenience for Cheney.

I listen to McCain and his ilk, giving all this strategic thought on how to proceed in Afghanistan and I want to bean him in the head. (I have never trusted McCain - period.) their philosophy is too storm into this mountainous region and KILL!! I do believe these warmongers have deep seated psychological problems with their desire for bloodshed. We can't win a war OVER there. This is "their" territory, and they have the upper hand in such terrain. And why are we there? To kill the remaining 100 Al Queda that are left?

Listen to this discourse:

Dick and daughter Liz must be preparing a future political spot for "the daughter." I've listened to her on various shows, and it is like deja vous - she just echoes the thoughts of daddy - and they make no sense whatsoever. She has argued that torture is fine, it produced so much vital information (which has been proven otherwise) - so I suggest that Dick and Liz (throw in Hannity for good measure), submit to the tortures that he encouraged, and see how they fare then!

I say, bring our troops home - this is a senseless war and one we cannot win. Wars have been raging in these countries for many centuries - they appear to thrive on battle.

Where is it written that it is the charge of the USA to set forth what type of government is best for some of these countries? The strength of the Taliban has been estimated between 7 and 11,000 - and we have three times that many troops there now! Senseless and insane - bring our young men home and defend our country from our shores.

As for Dick and Liz - I suggest the proverbial long walk off a short pier!



Wednesday, October 21, 2009

IT'S ABOUT TIME..................

The latest announcement has Pres. Obama (Dept. of Treasury), taking a hard stance against these CEO's and their flagrant "bonus" pays. This is being applied to the BIG companies, and the hope is to limit their bonus pays to $200,000. That sure beats the multi-million dollars they were hoping to enjoy.

Citi, Bank of America, AIG, GM, and Chrysler are among these top payers. I say, it's definitely about time - since they had no qualms about accepting the TARP money - which is OUR taxpayer dollars. I honestly do not believe that the private jets, expensive retreats and other perks have been stopped either.

These banks essentially got bigger, and have not opened their doors to better arrangements with us - the public. They (banks) haven't tried to work out arrangements or pay schedules with those facing foreclosure. This has always boggled my mind....the banks have sold off so many mortgages - that trying to find the original "paper" on these transactions has become impossible.

Rather than have thousands of homes sit empty and falling into disrepair - the banks or note holders have refused to work with customers - instead becoming holders of soon to be, worthless real estate. DUH!!!

The repukes will scream "government intervention" - so what!! They must like being raped (monetarily) and having no say in the matter AND relishing that the middle class is no longer! This bold move is most assuredly called for. Many have been voicing their displeasure with these bigwigs since last February - so now is the time to hold them accountable to the taxpayers and those monitoring the TARP funds.
I have been busy CLEANING, and I must say, the older one gets the harder these mundane jobs become. The weather changed so quickly to cold and damp - I had no time to get some of the seasonal tasks completed.
I did close up the back deck - and my body paid dearly for that undertaking. Yesterday, I did absolutely NOTHING. the weather was gorgeous today - sunny and 70*, so I decided to wash all the curtains and windows (inside and out). I feel much better now, although the cat managed to get her nose prints all over one of the clean windows. I'm running around (OCD) re-cleaning those spots. I think I need a straight jacket.
The task of mopping the kitchen floor will have to wait till tomorrow or Friday, because I am positive I will be in considerable pain after being up and down the ladder today. I'm just too damn old for this crap anymore. The mind is willing and the body says...WTF??!?!?!
Since it is such a beautiful day - I laid out a couple of steaks for the grill tonight, and they are happily marinating in the fridge.
Got to run and complete the last load of wash, and thegrandson is home now and may need homework assistance. Have a great day............catch ya later.............................