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We’re In The Home Stretch

Posted in Nonsense with tags , , , , , , on December 8, 2011 by Bob

We are almost through the postaday2011. I think I have done pretty well. I have enjoyed meeting a lot of new bloggers through their comments, likes and what not. I have also loved reading all their blogs. Nothing more to that, just really needed a starting point. It is getting harder to come up with topics for some reason lately. Usually I have one mental block every couple weeks. They are coming more recent lately. I think it might be because I am pretty tired lately. I am not sleeping well again because it is winter. When it is winter, Piper gets in bed with us and kicks me out of bed. Or just kicks me. She also snores really loud. For anyone who has not had a bulldog of any kind, imagine the loudest comedy snoring on television and multiply it by 10. That is Piper snoring.

Tori’s grandma watches her 3 days a week. She feeds her something called “meat sticks”. I really think we need to find a better name for them. Mini hot dogs or something. We don’t call anything that we feed Piper anything as bad as “meat sticks”.

The commercial with the deer playing Big Game Hunter amuses me even though I haven’t seen the new muppet movie yet.

Ashton Kutcher … quit advertising cameras. No matter what you do, you will always be the idiot on That 70s show  and Dude Where’s My Car. You have about as much of a chance of having a real career again as Lindsay Lohan does of doing anything tasteful no matter what Dina says.

We still haven’t put up our Christmas decorations yet. This weekend it has to be done. We also don’t know what we are going to do for Christmas cards this year. Tori with Santa would be nice.

That’s it for now. Until next time … remember … “You can’t speak Italian just because you have a mustache.”


Today In The Headlines. THIS Is News?

Posted in Nonsense, Wacky News with tags , , , , , , , , , , on October 20, 2011 by Bob

I like to know what is going on in the world. I listen to news/talk radio and I read a number of newspapers online and various other news sources. Some days, I can actually find actual newsworthy stories. Most days however, that is very hard to do. To prove my point, here are a few of the headlines, or featured stories (front page worthy) I have found today in various places. I am not going to say WHERE I found these as I do not want to sully the reputation of any news agency. They can do that fine on their own.

Field Museum restrooms judged best in the country. – While I like to know where there are clean restrooms, I don’t really think this is news worthy when there are plenty of other more important things happening.

Lindsay Lohan kicked out of morgue. – WHO CARES ANYMORE?!

Adam Levine demands Fox News stop playing Maroon 5 – Adam Levine, quit being such a bitchy little girl. I am sure you don’t complain when the royalty checks come and return the money because it was from someone who you didn’t want to use your song. If the song is in the free domain, then you have no right to ask anyone to stop playing it. I understand it is Fox but still … grow up.

Ali Fedotowsky calls off the wedding planning.  – Who?

Any story about Taylor Swift – She just annoys me.

The above stories are examples of things that have absolutely no bearing on my life, will not make me a more self aware individual and I will not have a void in my life or my knowledge of the world if I had never even read them.

I don’t want to shed a bad light on all news though. There were some stories today that had merit. Jon Bon Jovi opening a soup kitchen. The coverage of the animals in Ohio. Qaddafi being killed. I don’t need to know that Carla Bruni-Sarkozy named her daughter Giulia. Is this going to help the French be less jerky toward Americans? I don’t think so. Tell me the price of oil is rising, tell me the economy is getting better, tell me that there is a gunman running around my neighborhood and I should stay inside. DON’T tell me “notes from a dragon mom” are bigger than that.

Ok, now that I have sounded like Andy Rooney for the last couple of minutes, I am realizing that this does not really constitute news either. Maybe this is why I never make the “Freshly Pressed” featured page. Oh well. Live and learn…unless the stories are all fluff.

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