The Beatles — Across The Universe. Leave our tiny planet and travel millions of light years while enjoying the Hubble Telescope’s magnificent images.
What’s on your mind?
Ahhh – the Universe…
Pools of sorrow waves of joy
are drifting thorough my open mind
Possessing and caressing me
Jai guru deva om
hey kelly — how’s denver tonight?
*heh* I still like Gemini’s pics over Hubble’s…! ;-)
Look what we’ll get to vote on in California in the next election. Because apparently, Christians are oppressed, and need special protection.
aloha tut — how’s paradise tonight?
Not Zed . . . nice vid Suz, how ya doin . . .
hey hannibal — how ya doing tonight? dayam, i’m so forking glad i left that state…
hey larue — doing ok thanks. temps are dropping but got high clouds so i don’t think i’ll get down to freezing tonight. rain on the way :)
Nice today, but, we’ve got some serious rain inbound…!
Funneh how we got our selves 4 gas giants, and 3 of them have rings, but Jupiter don’t.
Course, there’s that astroid belt . . . . left over rings gone bad?
same here — the weather doods are referring to it as ‘the return of the rainy season’.
You wouldn’t, be, PARTIAL for any reason, would ya?
Uh, has that passed initiative muster, yet?
Nothin’s gonna change my world
Nothin’s gonna change my world
LOL, that could be a theme song for the right wing couldn’t it??
hey ofguy — how ya doing? i heard back about your ? about the books — they were just delivered and should be going out this week. there was a shipping delay to fdl :(
Nowhere Boy, pretty good flic about the young John Lennon
hey pun — how ya doing tonight?
soothing and beautiful…thanks!
No frikking way – that was first? Holy cow.
Well, bizzy. Belch had his knee surgery yesterday, so that was one thing. He’s pretty much all right. A few difficulties. If he’s still nauseous tomorrow morning, after changing the pain meds today, I’m gonna get all medieval on the providers to make sure Belch is ok.
I’m doing good, and I doubt seriously that’ll have any chance in hell of passing, it’s not even remotely constitutional. But it will be amusing to watch the proponents of it.
Wind’s down . . . but dayham with 10 days or so of not fog and day temps up to 60F+, the daymned trees are flowering, n muh nose is running still, after the winds dropped.
I’m thinking of hitting the garden store for ‘maters and such . . . time to put basil seeds into starter cups . . .
N I hear you and we gonna get rain by Monday or so?
hey margot — glad ya liked it. how’s ohio tonight?
The Kuiper Belt and the Oort Cloud…?
Has the go ahead to gather signatures. Which is a really low hurdle.
yup and (((belch))) keeping it elevated and iced is gonna be key… i’ve had 8 knee surgeries — 6 arthoscopic and 2 open
same folks as behind prop 8?
hi Suz. have had better weeks.
other than suffering the worst financial setback of my professional life, everything is peachy.
maybe.. our storm door is open again… they were going way north of us but now are dipping back down south
My bad about Brubeck last night, all the whiles i shoulda been sayin, Goodman.
Benny Goodman, a double album that the dance co op used to stage a major series of performances long ago, the ODC that i spent a week with interviewing and taping for a local PBS segment . . .
that pretty much sums it up.
need to move on.
If ya don’t mind the Q, what kind of knee surg?
i hear that… when one door closes, another opens. just gotta find that open door… mine lead to oregon
Oh, ok. (embarrassed)
SOOOO sorry for asking publicly. I tell ya I didn’t want to, but I’m so uninformed I didn’t know who/how else to ask.
I’m really looking forward to reading Griftopia. I may be the only firedog that hasn’t read it… *g*
That sux, Pun…! 8-(
“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the the universe.”__Albert Einstein
Hey Suz, very cosmic of you. Warmer here today with sunlight which is always a welcome change.
‘K, thanks . . yeah, if that shit flies and makes it on the ballot I’ll be a monkey’s retard . . . ;-)
dood… this is the thread where those kinda questions are expected to be asked. lard love a duck, i’d be pissed if i found out ya didn’t ask :) ok?
i’ve got it and have been trying to find the time to read it… so you are not the only one who hasn’t read it yet
Heh – replacing the ice was the time diff between me zed and me response.
I just lurve that tall beautiful Belch bastard. He wanted tater-tots today, so I went and got them. Fool.
I told him “Treats? Make it good!” Tater-tots. I’m totally cool with that.
hey robert — how’s southern PA tonight?
We’re fine, how about you?
That sounds brutal . . . ?
hey mzchief — how was your day today?
Same here, typical La Nina pushes it north of us . . . not so typical to push it north of YOU though . . . odd weather, definitely.
Oh! OK, so that’s why I couldn’t find what you were talking about…
i bet you make a wonderful nurse nancy (the term for the person doing the caretaking around my house)… and that belch loves it :)
life is too short to be squandered working for psychotic assholes – an attorney in this case – who won’t acknowledge the words in a contract he signed.
hanging in :) had more logs delivered today. my downstairs neighbor volunteered to be the go into town to pick them up and bring them upstairs person :) :) :) he had a couple teen boys helping today so it went real quick
Today’s the last of the little Ice Age. Fall weather reclaims the land of the little Alabamians. Green Tea and lemon cake will return and boot hot chocolate and carrot cake out.
You’re just saying that because YOU want TATER TOTS!
ADMIT IT! lol
fucker *spitting* one of them ‘i am above the law’ bastoids
well, that and to see ya in those cute white stockings…
Heysoos Marimbas, lemme guess . . . with catsup packets too?
Ahhhhh hayall, it IS his knee, n it’s yer sweetie . . . yer a good hooman, Kelly.
(I wuz thinkin some smoked salmon pate stuffed inside home made gnocci with pesto infused into the dumpling mix)
Don’t forget the HAT dahling.
But those fucking tater-tots. Everybody loves them, but hardly ANYBODY admits that.
Drives me batty that folks don’t admit their trailer-trashiness. Tater-tots so beat the french fry all to hell.
Yeah, I was just a BIT off . . . now to go find that Goodman album, lord it was sweet . . . n I’ll swear they did Blue Rhondo ala Turk, too . . . lol
my mom had a way of making tater tots good — i’ve not been able to replicate her success and she won’t tell her secret
I love tater tots. J doesn’t but I snarf ‘em up.
tater tots? I’d hit it.
in my life
Kewl. LMAO when EvilDrPuma went and topped it off with a “Der Shrubbenfuhrer” (new name for Shrubya).
I worked for someone kind of like that for 6 years.
She made the oven hotter than hell. That’s how you get those little monsters crispy – 450!
Since this is an “Across the Universe” thread I should talk about the time of mushroominess in Scottsdale, 25 years ago. The Statutes have passed, so why not?
i think she sprinkled them with something too….
that was a great thread!
Aside from a bit of salt, some paprika maybe?
And SEE! People Lurves them some tater tots. If you’ve got punaise, you know you’ve won the topic.
could be — she uses paprika in other stuff… its just a hint of a sprinkle i think ’cause it was real subtle
I found a vid of John Coltrane playing My Favorite Things
Seems that the no-human-and-civil-rights-for-women folks in the US are aiming for a similar society as the following but here: “Afghan Proposal Would Clamp Down on Women’s Shelters.”
as an employee? my condolences.
Julie– A quality human being!
she’s a guilty pleasure of mine — like tater tots
Just plain sucks.
From all of us, to all the ‘Aise’s', well, you know.
hey newton — how’s the west bay tonight?
I didn’t realize her voice had been damaged (May 10, 2010). I’m glad she has had some recovery. How old is she now?
per her wiki, she was born October 1, 1935
le jazz hot
Love the headdress. Very flapper era (art deco).
tis my favorite movie to watch when i’m feeling ill. i like to watch it, ferris bueller, the original blues brothers …. sorta like comfort food
My dog’s nickname is Tater Tot cause she is round and camel brown.
Hi Suz. Nice here, I have been getting a lot of work, so all the events of the world come at me all at once, in the evening. Pretty interesting times.
And you, GrandMa?
hey mary mac — how was your day today?
i’m doing well. jen’s 31 weeks today and i’m breathing a lot easier.
Sorry to hear about you misfortune. You are a good person. You don’t deserve this.
Hey Suz. I was busy today. Finished a website and have another on the way. Plus, I went on a great walk with Ron, Wally and Tater Tot.
that’s kind of you to say. it’s not the end of the world – just a rough patch. so many others have suffered much worse!
If that don’t wet yer eyes ya ain’t human . . . *sniff*
larue said it has been real nice down there…. and work is always a good thing :)
Broadway rocked and still does.
Gonna call it an evening. Thank you and have a wonderful night, Suz.
The weather has been real sweet.
g’nite Suzanne :-)
i’ve had a couple glorious days up here — yesterday it got up to 62! there’s a hint of spring in the air
I have lost five pounds in the last week or so just from working hard in garden. Can’t stay inside.
yay! i stepped on the scale when i was down in the bay area (i don’t have one) and … *sigh* its a forking liar
I hear we’re going to hit the 40s this weekend…I won’t know how to act.
‘Trane doing anything gets my ears . . . especially the melodic stuff like this.
gonna be running around in a tshirt and talking about how warm it is :)
happy lucky 100 margot!!!
So you know that I’ve been doing research on guns at the CPAC conference (not allowed by anyone except uniformed security). But as I suspected the people at the conference will talking about the need for more guns and to get rid of “gun free zones” actually are really touchy about people even mentioning guns. Stay tuned for more of the story tomorrow when a friend asks a CPAC attending about weapons at the conference.
hey spocko — sounds like you had a productive day – can’t wait to hear more
Gotta go Pups, thanks to all for the chat and music . . .
Stay warm n dry Suz, winter ain’t over yet for yas I dont’ think.
We do it all over again tomorrow, n we’re happy about that.
Hug ‘em close.
It’s really hard to write this story up, because as much as I want to raise the issue, my friend Mike knows the reality, that even mentioning guns around them freaks them out. They of course can bring weapons to Obama rallies, and say they are just “showing their second Amendment rights” we are supposed to just pretend it’s not about intimidation.
It’s like when we couldn’t wear negative T-shirts around Bush.
or drive a car with an anti-bush bumper sticker…
BREAKING NEWS: Egypt news agency says military’s Supreme Council held ‘important’ meeting, will issue a statement.
ap but the tweet doesn’t have a link yet
Well, screw Bush. We need to put more bumper stickers up so people can remember what he did to this country.
We should come up with slogans that can be put on bumper stickers and t-shirts at Cafe Press.
“It’s George W. Bush’s fault. Damn It!”
Yeah, just seeing that. Hmmm
I have one bumper sticker on my car. “I Still Be Anita Hill.”
Hey, you’re at mccurnindesign dot com right? I think I need you…
Yes, I am. My number is at the bottom of the page on the site.
Ahh – got it.
Isn’t this the second annoucement in two days from the Egyptian army?
i think so — the first was just a rehash of what they had said before iirc
The Egyptian people sure so have staying power. I have a lot of respect for them.
Time for me to hit the hay. Nite guys. See you tomorrow.
indeed…. tis amazing to watch
Today I read the speech of Wayne LaPierre. Head of the NRA at CPAC.
Of course they had to be the poor victims of the shooting.
It’s one of those “flip the narrative” speeches where they proceed
to attack the sane people who want to reduce gun violence.
It is one of the most vile things I’ve read on the topic.
i was wondering why his name rang a bell… from his wiki:
In 1995, former President George H. W. Bush resigned his lifelong membership in the NRA after LaPierre called federal firearms agents, who were involved in the Ruby Ridge, Idaho and Waco, Texas assaults, “jackbooted thugs.”
nite Mary and Tater Tot
’bout time for me to turn back into a pumpkin folks. thanks for letting me hang out with ya tonight.
Wow, so he’s been a jerk for a long time.
I think I told you that the other research I did on this issue lead me to
Find out Michele Bachman’s family business is a “Christian counseling mental health facility”
So that means they are required to report to the state mentally I’ll people who shouldn’t have a gun.
They did not. NoBody in MN reported this info in the last two years. This means the
Next Jared Loughner can buy a gun legally even if he is nuts. And if he buys it in MN. They probably won’t know not to sell, since they never had the data entered
My take on across the universe
Time to adjust the track lighting again?
oooo that’s sweet dr dave.. thanks
very welcome :)
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