Monthly Archives: July 2011

Charred, Burned and Oozing Sap: My Life Unemployed

We had an awesome thunderstorm last night. (This photo is how it actually looked for hours last night.)  With this storm we had much-needed rain with the thunder and lightning too.  It has been a while since we have had … Continue reading

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How about “99 Weeks of Unemployment [Alone] Causes Major Depression”

This is my 100th post!  Happy 100 to me! Dr. Keith Ablow wrote this article for Fox News today, “99 Weeks of Unemployment Compensation Causes Major Depression”. The Doctor says that taking 99 weeks of unemployment causes major depression and … Continue reading

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Movie Tickets and Tender Mercies

The last Harry Potter movie came out this morning at 12:01 a.m.   I can’t believe that this was the last time I was anxiously awaiting a release of anything Harry Potter.  I feel like I have waited for a new … Continue reading

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Netflix, You Dopes, Now You will Get LESS of My Money! I Hope You Are Happy!

I AM PEEVED!!  Perturbed!  Pissed off! I got this in my e-mail inbox today: REALLY!?  Netflix feels the need to almost DOUBLE the price we pay for the same service we receive right now.  This is maddening! And to think, … Continue reading

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