Monday, December 20, 2004

You've Got Mail

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Went to the mailbox today and pulled out the usual junk. Except, there were two more surprises waitng for me. Since I do online reviews, materials are sent to me. Got a Deana Carter CD along with a book. Elephant Gnosis by David Kettle. The cover alone gave me pause-it has an elephant which is colored pink. There is also a red jewel on its forehead. It almost looks as if the creature was on LSD. Still.., since I agreed to review said item, had to at least take a look at what lay inside. What a bizarre book! It takes the self ramblings of a grandiose elephant and shows off the elephant' s superior intelligence. Kettle takes some portions and develops them into a semi-coherent story, but there is no discernable plot. Just in case you'd like to see for yourself, it can be found at Amazon under the code 0971997713.

Tuesday, December 14, 2004

The Council has Spoken

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The jury came back from their deliberations with a recommendation of death for Scott Peterson. In a way, this was inevitable. After all, they already found him guilty of double murder. However, did it really serve the purpose? I tend to think the death penalty does nothing for the good of the defendant. What it does do is make society feel better. That makes sense when it came to Timothy McVeigh and Oklahoma City. So many people died, and plenty of children brought the numbers to an almost level few are able to describe. Cmon news teams, let it go. It's been hashed out long enough. Until an appeal is filed, nothing to see, folks.

Here a Globe, there a globe

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Nominations came out recently for the Golden Globe Awards. Not too surprising in a few cases. Desperate Housewives garnered several acting nominations. Would someone explain to me why cast and production staff alike feel compelled to give away the plot before the show airs? This show started out really nicely, but it has gotten away from the main storyline of the reason behind Mary Alice's suicide.
Boston Legal, perhaps the best show of the fall season at least got a well deserved nomination for James Spader's portrayal of Alan Shore. (Oh Santa, if you could wrap Spader up in a great big bow and leave him under my tree, I'd be greatly appreciative ;) This show should get the award this year for The Best Show You're not Watching. No wonder. ABC goes out of its way to ignore this perceived ugly stepsister by running promos for BL only after the two shows preceeding it, and very few at that. Come on! BL has the acting and writing miles ahead of several other shows. The verbal loquaciousness is reason alone to watch. Plus, the guys on Boston Legal are best described in one word. HOT!

Saturday, December 11, 2004

TV Memories

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I recently saw a show about the top 100 television moments. Granted, I missed the first 20 when counting backwards. However, I thought of a few of my own. 1) the Mars rover landings. Those could have taken one wrong bounce and gone kaput. 2) Frasier-when Niles finally realizes that he and Maris are not meant for each other. 3) On that note, the Frasier when Niles proposes to Daphne, who he has been in love with from the time they met. 4) Now, the show covered Who shot J.R.? from Dallas. They should have thrown in discovering Kristen as shedunit as a separate episode. 5) the series finale of any popular show.
For more info, check out tvland.com

Tuesday, November 30, 2004

The Basketball Brawl

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Professional sports were recently in the news. Not because it was a playoff, either. No, some of the Detroit Pistons got into a melee after a fan decided it would be a good idea to throw a cup of liquid onto a player. Granted, the fan was in the wrong, and should probably be banned from attending any game for the rest of the season. Here's a thought: cut off the alcohol at some point. Brain cells might stay intact. As for the players, they were fined a good deal of money and the main instigators were also banned from playing in games. This is also as it should be, since they obviously forgot what the word "professional" means. Respect begins at home, folks, and coaches have an obligation to reinforce that. Don't leave it to a sports comissioner to handle discipline. Just like teachers punishing students for poor behavior and parents taking away privileges once the child returns home.

Extra, Extra! This Nation's Gone to Pot!

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For once, pot dominated the news rather then politics. An improvement? Anyway, there is a woman trying to have a case heard before the Supreme Court about taking medical marijuana. Why? She has an inoperable brain tumor. According to her on camera interview, she cannot stop taking pot because she would "die" without it. Wait a minute. She has cancer of the brain, so that would likely kill her anyway. Of course, some CA citizens support her in this. More states backed this proposal, but only CA has Montel.

Sunday, November 21, 2004

Death to Progress

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Computer has gone batty for the umpteenth time. However, it is basically focused on one site in particular at the moment. Not sure why, all I want to do is find an upcoming episode of my favorite television show. Is the show that secret? This is the perfect esample of art imitating life. On Capital Hill, Republicans changed the already set in place rules so that Tom DeLay could continue his work even if indicted in his home state of Texas. Why? He has yet to see any action on that standpoint. However, some of his former associates have been. Here's a hint ladies and gentlemen, no matter how indispensible you may think you are, your constiuents can always throw you out of office. The last election results gave the Reds so much power already that surely the coup of getting rid of a person at the top cannot defeat them...

Monday, November 15, 2004

Conspiracy Revisited

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There is a guy who made the news recently because he wants to reopen the investigation into what happened on 9/11. Personally, I think he should stay off anybody's camera so as to avoid being forever labeled as a kook. Unfortunately, this is the exact image he projects in an on camera interview. That being said, however, there may yet be some still unanswered questions. For example, we all saw footage from the World Trade Center Towers. Did they really blow up as a result of being hit by airplanes? I can hear every engineering and physics major calling for my head. Yes, I know. Those twin towers stayed upright, though, even with planes stuck in them. 2) No tapes or written documentation of any kind from the Pentagon. Out if curiosity, why not? Seems to me that if everything happened as we thought, no biggie to prove the point. 3) Building 7 of WTC (3-6 kicked to the curb) collapsed as well without benefit of a plane. Mary Alice Young, are you listening? We could use some words of wisdom here.

My take on Russell Gunn's Ethnomusicology

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One of the group of CD's I am reviewing right now is Ethnomusicology by Russell Gunn, a jazz mixture of piano, horns, keyboards, and other instruments. As CD's go, it's not that bad. However, most songs bear a resemblance to one another. This by itself is not the best testament of how much listeners will enjoy the selections. One song those who appreciate muscial theatre may find appealing is "Summertime", from Porgy and Bess. This typically Gershwin tune is given an upbeat rendering by Gunn, but recognizable nonetheless. If interested, justin-time.com is the production company.

Saturday, November 13, 2004

Peterson Pondering

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Scott Peterson has been found guilty of double murder, although on a lesser scale when it came to his unborn son. Now then, by definition of law, this means the prosecution should have proved its case beyond "reasonable doubt". What does this signify? That a reasonable person cannot have doubt when it comes to a person's guilt. Did the "burden of proof" work? No. The case was flimsy from the start. All that was proven was that Scott was a lying cheat whose wants and needs were the only ones which mattered. Pliers in the boat? The hair was too tiny for a clear indication of ownership. Yes, Scott did not help his case much when one followed his actions. However, grieving people do not act according to protocol. What made the difference, perhaps, is that the foreman ended up being let go before any verdict could be rendered. Why? Because this guy was both a lawyer and doctor taking copious notes. He not only understood law, but realized all angles required complete and full examination. If still found guilty, fine. Mark Geragos should be able to appeal now. Easily. That being said, however, the defense failed too, by not providing a reasonable alternative to who killed Laci and Conor.

Friday, November 12, 2004

It ain't over til the Fat Lady Sings

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Arafat was buried today and Scott Peterson was found guilty of murdering his wife and unborn son. At last. yes, they were news. Although, once again, the media talked about these two items ad nauseum for longer than needed. CBS had to apologize for interrupting a CSI NY episode with the news of Arafat's death (that was news?). Why did this make news? Because if CBS had chosen to wait five minutes, the local news would have come on and led with that story. ABC interrupted again with the Peterson verdict. The term "crawl" was invented because there can be a ticker tape sliding alongside the bottom of the television screen which lets viewers catch up with the world without a disruption. Time to move on, folks. There are other stories to cover.

Schrenko indicted on theft charges | ajc.com

Schrenko indicted on theft charges | ajc.com

Explain this, please. Evidently Schrenko is a smart lady. After all, she did make it to the top of the school board as a Superintendent, right? It seems to me that if she was going to embezzle funds (her personality seems to lend credence to that), she would have enough common sense to stay out of the money trail. Oh well. At least "innocence until proven guilty still holds true, even for her.

Thursday, November 11, 2004

Ding Dong the Witch is Dead

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Okay, that's a little cruel. However, Arafat finally died last night after four long days of news reporting. He sank into a coma, rallied for a bit, but ended up with the only outcome imaginable. What gets me is why in the world the news media kept up the vigil. Would not the real story have been when Arafat died rather then when he was barely part of the breathing world? Slow news day, I suppose.

Saturday, November 06, 2004

Had to stop and think

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While I was surfing today, I ran across a blog with JFK's (the asassianted one, not the one who recently lost the election) definition of a liberal. It made me start thinking about my own beliefs on hot button issues. You know, the ones so prominently featured when it came time to go out and vote.
Here's the thing: I used to vote a straight party Republican ticket until I realized that it automatically put people into office I did not want there. At the state level, it is possible to vote for Democrats and Republicans alike. Which I proceeded to do.
Anyway, do my beliefs make me a liberal? I'll spell them out, you decide. I believe in marriage between a man and a woman, although I do NOT believe that the Constitution should be amended in order to reflect that. (GA already has the law on its books, govt. needs to butt out) I want a husband, not a wife. I believe that sexual orientation, like gender or race, or political affiliation, should not be reasons for discrimination. Do gays make better parents than straights? Probably in some cases, but certainly not all. I believe partial birth abortion should be banned, for the procedure is horrific. I believe that people who do not want their children need to find those who would simply adore nothing less than to raise a child. That being said, not every one with the interest or funds to adopt should do so. I believe in stem cell research for its own sake. There are other ways to acheive it than embryonic nethods, though. Try this: save umbilical cord blood for use. Those who want to see this medical miracle in use can fund it themselves and not pester the govt. for help.
I believe television, while bringing issues to the forefront and values to the table, should be taken on the same level as media or books , CD's, etc. Always with a grain of salt. Especially news-although journalists with integrity will make an effort to present more than one side of the issue. For the record, I like Extreme Makeover, West Wing, 8 Simple Rules, Boston Legal, Desperate Housewives. These sharp shows reflect life honestly, even if they are skewed to ensure viewers watch each week.
Liberal? Not really. Thinking for myself? Priceless.

Friday, November 05, 2004

Arrrggh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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My computer is back to normal after throwing fits for a few days. You'd think with all the advances in technology, they'd make computers which never broke down. Of course, that would be entirely too simple.
For most, this would be a temporary inconvienence. And it would be for me, too, except for one thing. I'm a materials reviewer for an online websitehttp://blogcritics.org. With membership completely free, and no payment needed for materials or shipping, I can get books, CD's, tickets sent to me as often as I wish because I compose a blog. The trade off is that I write up a review for said item, mostly on a weekly basis. Usually it's one review a week, sometimes more. Best of all, I get to keep whatever ends up being sent to me. No monetary compensation, but I do not have to spend money I don't have on simple pleasures. You can find my Blogcritic reviews at the site under NancyGail.

Wednesday, November 03, 2004

Can we say lazy?

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In my local paper today, an article ran about our mayor getting angry phone calls, letters, etc. from angry constiuents. Why? Garbage pick up. But not for the reason you might think. You see, people were mad that their garbage was not being picked up. So? There just happens to be an ordinance that says you need to place your bags of trash into the plastic containers the city provided you in order for the trash to be picked up. This makes sense; those cans are able to be secured by handles which lock onto the lids when they are all the way down on the cans. Not to mention if the bags rip, at least the mess is contained all in one spot.
People are getting angry because they are just leaving their garbage bags on the street and nobody takes away the trash. Gee ,wonder why? Folks, it only takes about two seconds to throw your trash in an actual can. If you'd rather not be bothered with that particular chore, assign it to your kids. Otherwise, maintain the ordinance.

Monday, November 01, 2004

One day to go

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Are we going to have another repeat of 2000? Let's hope not. However, if delaying the outcome so that everyone who is legally registered to cast their aspirations or aspersions on Bush has an opportunity to, I'm all for it. Castro, Bin Laden, and Arafat have finally helped out in the political process-they took the focus off the campaign for a little bit. By the way ABC, for the"Special Report" during Oprah, a scrawl sliding its bottom at the extreme lower portion of our tv screens would have sufficed. The candidates agreed that Bin Laden has to go! Hallelujah. Now, if we could all agree on the same measure for Bush... I'm talking votes here, people. We have a responsiblity in this country to express our views on how well a politiican is doing. The person sucks, they are going to find them selves kicked to the pavement. Don't believe me? Ask Cynthia McKinney.

Thursday, October 28, 2004

Okay folks settle down

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Sheesh, politics are soooo divisive. I just wonder how many of those who complain about how the system works will bother to go out and vote Tuesday. IMHO, if you won't pick who you want in office, you have no cause to complain about how the system works. Just the other night, saw a news story in which a guy used a stun gun on his girlfriend-then threatened to stab her all because she planned to vote for Kerry!!!! Okay, I plan to vote for Kerry, too. Bush had one shining moment, one. In the days following 9/11. I don't happen to believe things have gotten better under his watch. Even if he comes back, turnout is going to be so high this time around that W might not want to count on another term. However, under term limits, a sitting Prez can only serve two terms.
In an unrelated (but could be) story, a man hijacked newspaper kiosks kit and kaboodle. That's right, just came in and snatched those right out of the ground. Took the cement casing, too. Excuse was that he needed the money. Can we say economic brain freeze?

Down to the wire

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Less than a week to go (Whew!) and we will either have a new President or another four years with the same old, same old. Already the lawyers are standing by just in case. Of course, all this could be avoided if people started using their brain cells a little more often. Think about it, folks: Fla 2000 had one large glaring error-confused voters who did not bother to ask for help from poll workers and just picked willy nilly.
This time around, same Fla county cannot seem to keep track of their absentee ballots. So there is a distinct possibility of people voting twice.
On the plus side, some other stories seem to overrided the political debacle. Boston Red Sox finally won a World Series http://usatoday.com/sports. Yea! The curse of the Bambino seems to be finally broken. Now, if they could just rub off on the Cubs...
Arafat may be deceased by this weekend.
And, for the odder than odd. Washingston State had a school cancel its Halloween celebrations because they did not want to offend witches. Just how far away was that blue moon?

Wednesday, October 20, 2004

Yahoo! News - Red Faces at Orange as Customer Gets Blue Photos

Yahoo! News - Red Faces at Orange as Customer Gets Blue Photos

This caught my attention simply because of the title. In the days remaining before the elections of both the President or local officials, all the media can focus on is how the states are going to cast their votes. Which does not make much sense since nobody will know for sure until the votes are cast. Even then, there are going to be some states which are not going to get counted until after midnight. What is even more bizarre is that both candidates are focusing so much on the outcome that they are ignoring the jobs which they are supposed to be doing to begin with. Not to mention their gazillion trips to "swing" states. Do they not realize that every state is going to be casting ballots on Nov. 2nd?

Friday, October 15, 2004

Mary, Mary

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After the last debate (thank heavens), pundits and campaigners alike started to talk. What did they discuss? Not the war in Iraq, or the homefront fiasco. But Mary Cheney. For this reason- VP Cheney has a daughter who is gay. Talk about one of the worst kept secrets in Washington. Not only has she never denied it, neither has anybody else. It has been mentioned, albeit briefly, in speeches, and by the media. And nobody has ever stepped forward and denied anything. So why are news segments being devoted to this? Because John Kerry said Mary Cheney would probably say she did not choose to be gay. John Edwards mentioned it in his own debate, saying her parents should be well respected for the way in which they raised her. Nothing cruel, or derogatory. Still, Lynne Cheney said "What a cheap and tawdry political trick". Excuse me? The Democratic candidates merely repeated what has been said all along. Besides, in case anybody has forgotten, Mary made the decision to join her father's campaign. Seems to me her sexual preference is going to come up at some point, like Kerry's divorce or Edward's son Wade, who died in a car accident.

Conspiracy Theory 101

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Bill O'Reilly is being sued for sexual harrassment. In and of itself, this is not odd. What I find curious is the timeline of his harasser's employment history. For four years, an associate producer worked at Fox News Channel with The O'Reilly factor. Supposedly, that is when the harassment started. She left to take a producer's job at CNN for a time. Then, perplexingly,went back to Fox working for the same program where she allegedly was the "victim" of tacky frat boy humor. So, let me get this straight. She is sexually harassed during time number one at Fox, yet never took any kind of action. (The proof of evidence tape has yet to be produced) She then goes on to the networks chief rival network with a bigger title and a higher salary, then turns around and goes back to the place she wasn't happy with to begin with. Wait a minute. If I got a new job with better working conditions, and more income, I think I would really hesitate to go back to a former employer. What also occurs to me is that this is an election year. And who is trying to keep his job? The Republican President who would find his political leanings mostly aligned with the content at Fox. Hmmm....

Saturday, October 09, 2004

Duel at the Arches

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2nd debate between the man who is President and the man who wants to be. This one was a lot more fiesty. However, President Bush lost in one big respect. When the moderator sets the rules, practically yelling in his face just so you can get one more word in qualifies as tacky. At least they stuck to their constant message. Bush still doesn't get it. We have messes going on all over the place. Continuing in the same patterns won't solve the problems, but rather, lets them continue. Kerry may be more comfortable behind the podium, but he did just fine. Bush had to be in recovery mode much too long for my taste. And, btw, "um" is not the word you want to keep repeating when one is making that all too public speech.

Thursday, October 07, 2004

Book Review of Islands by Anne Rivers Siddons

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i>Islands by Anne Rivers Siddons abounds with the rich culture of Charleston, South Carolina. From the first page, one feels drawn into the story of its narrator, Anny Butler. After meeting Lewis Aiken, Anny is quickly brought into the world of the Scrubs, a close knit group whose fondest memories are created at a beach house in Sullivan's Island. Readers get to see the progression of a tight bond get stronger over time. One also sees the effect of that time on the group of enduring characters. However, there is an undercurrent of uneasiness beneath this charming scene. From tragedy to more foreboding concerns, readers will want to read cover to cover just to see what happens next.
Siddons is to be commended for her strong portrayal of a lesser known southern town. Anyone who is fortunate enough to pick up this book will want to make plans to pack up the bags and fly down for a visit. This is a good example about writing based on one's own experience.
However, it is also a disturbing tale of just what can lie between the surface. One of the unlikeable characters actually tips off readers to the manipulation which lies ahead. Although Anny suspects trouble, she keeps it to herself. One can almost sense the final, heartstopping showdown between the past and the all too grim present. ASIN 0066211115


Monday, October 04, 2004

Fun in Fall

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last night, caught the ABC premieres of Boston Legal and Desperate Housewifes. The latter was fabulous! If you enjoyed Twin Peaks, this show is going to keep your attention. Throw in some Ally McBeal quirkiness (no surprise that BL, which follows, was written by David E. Kelley, who wrote came up with Calista Flockhart's tour de force). So much for suburbia being a quiet place without much happening. Can't wait to see what happens next.

Saturday, October 02, 2004

Politics as usual

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The first political debate between Pres. Bush and Sen. John Kerry has come and gone. Have seen some of the analysis, and think the commentators got it right. Say what you will about Kerry's senatorial record, but Pres. Bush looked far too often as though he was unsure how to proceed when it came time for him to answer. Fact is, America has not gotten better after four years. Yes, we may have prevented another 9/11. So far. There is no guarantee that another attack will not come along down the road. We bear part of the responsibility for what happened that day simply because security was assumed as a given issue. On my street, three of my neighbors have signs in their yards with the familiar Bush/Cheney logos. A few blocks away, one lady has a Kerry/Edwards sign. I have to admire her guts. In a part of the US where most citizens are die hard Republicans, she is willing to make a stand of her own, without feeling guilty about "What will the neighbors think?". Yes, Pres. Bush may be a good father and great husband to his family. However, come November, Kerry will have my vote. Perhaps the problems will still be around, but there will be a fresh face in office and a new plan for future action.

A fresh focus

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It seems as though politics are much in the news lately. Media cannot help itself, there is an election going on this year. Congress is also holding an election this year, yet that has gotten pushed aside in "one of the most critical elections" in history. Please. What happened to all the other elections to put people in office before now? Besides, term limits restrict how long a President can serve in office. No such limits exist for Congress. However, voters have their own form of limits. It's called put somebody else in office. This week, I actually saw another story take precedence over any politician. Mt. St. Helens erupted again. Now then, I am fully aware that it is one of the oldest volcanoes in history. And people were waiting for it to become alive once more. But ladies and gentlemen, it is a volcano. By the laws of nature, it erupts. That steam has to go somewhere. Othersie that would be one nasty mess.

Thursday, September 30, 2004

Your Ignorance is Showing

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Checked my Inbox today, and over fifty emails were waiting. And it had almost nothing to do with the Presidential debate tonight. Yikes! Luckily, I know how to spot "red flags" which tell me deletion is safe. However, managed to find a few which should have been PM'd. Nothing offensive, just some management issues. Sometimes, the entire group would benefit. But when you only need to tell one person something, use the individual email. Sheeesh. That should be Group Management 101. Although I could have done without certain continuing threads of a message board. People, if you have to show your ignorance, poor grammar abilities, or bad attitude, PM the person you got mad at directly.

Wednesday, September 29, 2004

Political Eve

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Well, tomorrow is the night of the first political debate of two candidates running for President. One current political incumbent, and another challenger. Okay, there are technically three candidates, but Ralph Nader hardly counts. Unless, of course, you would rather have a fresh option for Commander in Chief. The only thing which an Independent does is to divide up the final vote. Think about it. Whoever wins has to win more than fifty percent. Down here in GA, that number is 50% plus one vote. So, Americans might see a runoff down the line. Forget the December run of the Superdelegates. Do we really want to see Kerry and Bush repeat what happened four years ago? Even if Bush wins, he can only serve one more term in office. Unfortunately, that sets the stage for Cheney to step up to the plate and put Republicans in office for four terms. Yikes! Personally, I think the debate to watch is Cheney versus Edwards, but, of course, after tomorrow, water coolers will hum when viewers try and prove why, where, and how their favorite politician plans to win. One good point, it will be an improvement over hurricane disection.

Tuesday, September 28, 2004

Okay, so it's been a while

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Have yet to totally get the hang of this blogging thing. However, somedays there seems like there is not much to write about. Especially when someone journals each day as I do. Hurricane Jeanne apparently has swept through. Thank goodness. And even better, the season has not predicted much more beyond this. Floridians, I do not think, could handle much more than what they have goen through already.

Wednesday, September 22, 2004

Judge upholds Falmouth playground ban

Judge upholds Falmouth playground ban

Have mixed feelings when I read this. On one hand, I understand how someone with Asperger's Syndrome does not quite fit in with others. How, you ask? Simple, I have it myself. However, I'm siding with school officials on this one. This kid basically said, "I won't do it, and you can't make me.". Oh yes, they can. When you are in a position of authority, you have the right to expect that those under your authority need to respect it. I mean, if this had been an employee who refused to follow policy, that person would be fired without a second thought. This child's problems, though, are no excuse for him to act out. What are parents today teaching their children? Growing up, I had to do what my parents said, or face consequences. When I was at school, I had to follow the rules there also. More and more, I have found that parents are not teaching respect at home. Why then, are we so surprised that discipline problems are on the rise? All the school asked was that this child not come back to the playground until it could be determined how to best handle his behavior. Perhaps by working with a new counsellor, this child could be taught how to do better in a school environment.

Saturday, September 18, 2004

I don't get it

Explain something to me. Why is it, in a land of opportunity, where one can acquire the latest and greatest merely by waving some cash around, we still have not retained the common sense to stay off a cell phone while driving? I was downtown with my mom recently and we were trying to get across the intersection by foot. More than once, I saw drivers navigating the quick and dangerous turns with one hand while gabbing away on the phone with another. It's just as dangerous to be hands free-it's your concentration, stupid! If you are chatting away, more than likely your attention is not on the road in front of you. Even a split second of inattention can make a world of difference. Think about it-it only takes a second to lean down and change the channel on your radio or turn around and try to quiet your kids. That's when you will not realize the car ahead hit its brakes or someone loses control and starts spinning towards you.

Friday, September 17, 2004



Wow! This is from NOAA. It's a picture of Hurricane Jeanne (pronounced Jean), the next on the list of storms to fly in. Perhaps it can bring up that missing alligator swimming somewhere in the Alabama floodwater residue.

Thursday, September 16, 2004

Connecting the Dots--What is it like to live with Asperger's Syndrome?

Connecting the Dots--What is it like to live with Asperger's Syndrome?
Here is something I wrote about myself earlier this year. Enjoy!

CNN.com - 'Batman'�freed after palace stunt - Sep 14, 2004

CNN.com - 'Batman'�freed after palace stunt - Sep 14, 2004

Can you believe this? Evidently, Hurricane "Ivan the Terrible" blew the Caped Crusader all the way up to the walls of Buckingham Palace. Not only that, it sent a man sliding down the bars of a lion's cage so that he could read Scripture to his newly found audience. Talk about making headline news.

Wednesday, September 15, 2004

TCS: Tech Central Station - Blogs v. 60 Minutes

TCS: Tech Central Station - Blogs v. 60 Minutes

Here's my take on this: whether or not the documents reflect the truth about Pres. Bush's time in the National Guard, there have always been questions about exactly what happened. Did he fulfill his duties when he finally decided his country was worth the effort? Why did he skip a physical? Not because he was actually sick or had a family emergency, there would be a record of that. Besides, Dubya would have stated that up front. To top this, Kitty Kelley's book just came out. She points out that routine drug tests were going on during that time. And Dubya has freely admitted he used to be an addict. At least John Kerry can prove his service record with facts.

Tuesday, September 14, 2004

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