Of A Revolution (O.A.R.) — Crazy Game of Poker.
What’s on your mind?
nahant!!! how’s deadwood city tonight dood?
An eleven minute video? No wonder no one is commenting yet? I am fighting off the world’s clingy-est cat. Every night at this time Gus comes in for what he thinks is affection, whereby I am turned into a human pin cushion.
OMG my first one in Maine two summers ago — Eastport it was! With mayo…
hey gnome — i open it up in a diff tab and listen while commenting
where in new england are you headed on the trip?
hey ce — how’s ohio tonight?
hey ppd — how was your day?
Hey! Lovely night.
I got EPU’d downstairs. My little town is a bit to the northwest of Nahant, but still in the Boston area – Bedford. I’m going to take a few days by myself afterward at my parents’ condo in Falmouth on the Cape for a little R&R.
Cool and lovely! 57 degrees outside and we are loving it.
dang ce — that’s what it is outside here… that’s gotta feel great after your heat
hiya Suzzzz, CE
Anyone need a four-legged miscreant?
Wow Suz, great vid!
hey tuez — what kinda four legged miscreant and why are ya offering it up?
We will enjoy it tonight — weekend said to be brutal!
Late, late night on the lake. The full moon shines from a clear sky and spreads pixie dust all over the water….
hey newton – how was your day? i saw them do this at bimbo’s 365 club in sf — it was my second to the last concert. they really are good live
hey robert — how’s soPA tonight?
Chillin WTF happened to Summer??? How you doing Suz??
Ya gotta try “Naked” with drawn butter… OMFG!!!!
My feet itch….
its been more early spring that summer — but i will take that in a heartbeat if my choices are that or triple digit temps
Just when I thought the rough edges were off the puppy, at 15 months now, she went for round two of puppiness and started acting like she did a year ago. Into everything. NOTHING is safe again.
I wouldn’t give her away for the world though. The cat on the other hand…. has been up for adoption for going on 5 years.
Sounds great!! Wish we could go back this year BUT… seems money doesn’t go as far as it used to….
Watching — A Mighty Wind on dvd tonight. Another Second City goofball film.
Well on the way up to Campobello, we stopped in Worcester, MA and I had a huge lobster with corn and beer for $11.99. What could be better?
yikes… token just went from puppy to grumpy old man and has remained there
The Sweety says I should change my socks, but they don’t look dirty to me….
Gnome…! Aloha, M’dear…! *g*
Aloha, Suz and LLN pups too…! ;-)
Prez O is on my mind tonight. Could he be playing that elebenty-dimensional chess again? Has he finally had enough of Republican obstructionism and is he abandoning appeasement? Is he going to embrace his inner FDR?
As I have mentioned before, only two things harsh Obama’s cool. The first is when anyone questions Reaganism, and the second is when anyone calls him on his “tough on Republicans until he folds” act.
The latter is what happened today.
He has been setting this up for over a year. The catfood commission, the tax cuts, pushing the debt limit talks into the new Congress. He send his creature Biden in to handle the preliminary negotiations, running out the clock and resulting in a stalemate. Then Prez O of the Lawn-chair swoops in, negotiates a tough 75% spending cut to 25% tax increase deal (and they could re-open those tax loopholes in the next budget), and strong-arm the Democrats into cutting Social Security. He would have out-Reagan-ed Reagan. Even if it means he is a one-term President, he would have killed the New Deal.
And the Republicans have screwed it up. So Prez O is pissed.
Even David Brooks was saying a few days ago “This is the deal (for Republicans) of the century, how can you not go for it? What’s the matter with you?”.
In order to force the Democrats to kill the New Deal, Obama needs a fig-leaf of tax increases. Without it, the votes just aren’t there.
And yet, the Teabaggers aren’t in this to govern, they are in it to burn the place down. Without their votes, Boehner doesn’t have a majority. To get Democratic votes, he has to write a balanced bill, which neither he nor Prez O want.
The clock is running out, without the “take it or leave it, Democrats” deal in place. Prez O is pissed. Without the deal inked, he can’t fold. The main act of his Presidency is threatened. He wants to kill the New Deal more than he wants to be re-elected. And he wants that more than he wants to keep breathing.
So, expect the temperature to get turned up in the next few days.
aloha tut — how’s paradise tonight?
Oh I hear ya there… High 70′s low 80′s are great for me and my garden… Not that I can brag about it this year…Sigh really doing piss poor in the garden…
hey dave — how was your day?
Hey PPDCUS how goes it…
hiya RA, CT
Keeshonden never get grumpy but they do learn to “conserve” energy for special times like walks or ball throwing.
token looks too cute to be grumpy.
my peony still hasn’t bloomed. it always bloomed at the cabin by mother’s day. the summer was so wet and chilly that it didn’t bloom at all last year. still no buds on it this year :(
gardening not up to par this year in RWC?
being grumpy is part of his cuteness. he will sit and scowl and look pitiful and sad with big ole puppy dog eyes trying to work some lap time from his victim targeted human
My peony did not bloom this year either.
Basically a mixed plate today, rainy all morn, then hot and muggy all afternoon…! The Evening trades are finally cooling us down now…!
O can just get over it. When he has his “base” throwing hardballs from all directions, he’s sunk. I have every intention on making his reelection campaign as miserable as possible, in my own little protesting way.
fork… of course, my daff greens are just now starting to die back and flop – they were in bloom until about a month ago
Daffs until a month ago, really? Wow, ours die in May. You are very lucky.
everything is bloomin’ here this summer
had a very chilly and damp spring so they lasted a really long time. my chives are still blooming as is the thyme
There’s token’s problem. He asks for lap time. My dog just takes a flying leap when she feels the need. However, this has improved significantly, when we first got her she would do that when I was taking a pee.
No way Jose!! Everything is running very late including all the fruit trees my neighbor has… The Blenheim apricots got clobbered just as they had bloomed by a VERY Heavy downpour of hail.. Over 1 inch fell and stripped most of the flowers off the trees… And oh man are they great Apricots!!
I tell you what’s on my mind tonight: how will Obama’s attempt to attack our safety net play out? I interpret his “willing to lose my Presidency” statement as meaning that he’s willing to risk it on an assault on the New Deal and Medicare, not that’s he willing to risk it by standing up to Repukes. I think he wants their cave-in on taxes to provide cover to his plans to screw us.
Otherwise, hope all are well and enjoying great summers.
token has short legs so his leap ability isn’t great. he does get air when running — does a great hover-dog. sit on the sofa and he’s right there next to ya waggling an invite to the lap
hey beach — how was your day?
I’m wondering what Rupert Murdock has on him.
We are watching this film about the first Harry Potter films. Goodnight, I need to sleep.
My fruit trees got whacked from the same false spring down here — especially apricots, plums, pluots & persimmons. Apples, lemons & orange have alot of fruit this year.
We’ll see. Right now there’s a real crisis in Minnesota. The folks there are running out of beer and cigarettes.
We must provide….
night, CE — see you again soon.
Okay. Got some things done, but not enough. Hoping for a cool morning tomorrow to get some painting done on my new side gate. (Typical project, taking three times longer than I planned.)
i think that’s one of them rules like measure twice and cut once – projects always take longer than planned
I think the fact that I was coerced into doing it and not enthusiastic from the beginning has something to do with the completion schedule. Just sayin’.
Hi Suz, nahant, everyone:)
well there is that :) painting outdoors in the summer is not high on my summer fun list
hey margot — how ya doing tonight?
Well offf to see the Wizard.. Niters Pups!! ☺ ☺
Sorry to interrupt, and hope I don’t put you on the spot, but, are you planning on going to visit the local congressional office on July 19th?
My philosophy on DIY projects is they always take twice as long and/or cost twice as much as anticipated.
I don’t object much to the heat except that it adversely affects the painting process…paint drys too quickly, both in the bucket and in terms of getting a good finish. God I want this project over by Friday. No carryover into the weekend! Argh!
Say Margot..off to the zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz land good to see ya….
Good news, RA — Minnesota massage parlors & brothels are unregulated by the state, and business is ….. UP.
hey speakingupnow — how ya doing tonight? not an interruption at all — i hope to but kurt schraders‘ offices are both pretty forking far away – one in oregon city (2 hours) and one in salem (2 1/2 to 3 hours).
I’m having a crisis in conscience. Strange bendy trees with umbrella branches are now towering over my back lawn. One seems to be caressing my garage roof.
The materialist in me want to cut ‘em down. The tree huger in me appreciates the need of trees to scrub the poisons from the air.
Which side of me will win? The hugger or the destroyer?
Good, thanks, hope you are too. Is it still cool? I’d take cool…but since I quit smoking the heat doesn’t bother me near as much. Not sure why that is.
I don’t want to give out a lot of details online, but, you once called me after I became a member of FDL (although I didn’t answer because I was on vacation). Anyway, I live near you. Do you still have my phone number and info?
66 again today. still wearing fleece and warm slippers but the damp’s not as bad today. sorta cleared up before sunset and i got some pics i hope to have up later
are you looking for a ride?
RA — I don’t usually recommend a Third Way, but if the choice is the Nuclear Option on your trees …. trim away!
Well, that’s why I’m asking. Because I would be more than willing to drive but I prefer not going alone. I can get to Salem in about 1 1/2 hours each way. But, would rather discuss it with you on the phone.
If you have anything except a spanish tile or copper roof, you wanna get those branches cut asap. I saw how much damage tree branches did to the asphalt shingles on my mom’s house. They scrape back and forth in the wind just like a big grinder.
i just sent ya email
Thanks. Will respond to e-mail then. Enjoy the evening everyone. :-)
great seeing ya again speakingupnow
Have you recalled Kasich and exiled him to Indiana yet, margot?
It better for Mister O to be Piss off, than for us to to piss on. He did not think the Crazies were insane. I hope they stay of their medications for a while.
hey miles — how ya doing tonight?
Oh god I fucking wish, that man is a bullying fool. If ill wishes were horses he’d be dragged over the state line by a team of Percherons by now.
don’t hold back margot — tell us how ya really feel :)
Good evening, Suz, and Pups.
hey dearie — how’s the south central ca coast tonight?
Lovely day visiting with my 93 year old dad………….love ‘em while you’ve got ‘em.
Kasich will be starring in the Akron Community Playhouse dramatization of Hemingway’s The Scum Also Rises …
congrats on snagging the happy lucky 100 dearie!!!
Of course, we are getting more June Gloom down here, but the tomato plants on my dad’s patio are thriving anyway……..nothing like a real tomato!
Know what you mean, dearie
its up here too :(
Hi everyone. Not here long, need sleep. working certainly had cut back on LLN posting for me, which is a good thing.
hey wmd — how ya doing tonight?
OMG jon stewart is fucking brutal tonight on the mr bachmann pray away the gay
Recruited Seinfeld to help him go yard on the good doctor… Whoa.
they are fucking brutal together
Marcus And Michele Bachmann Explain Marriage
crazy funny…with Seinfeld doing ‘comedy repression therapy’……and, when will someone ask Mrs. Marcus Bachmann if she will be appropriately obedient to her husband if she is elected president? I’m waiting………
i’m waiting for her answer to that one too
Xtianists give me hives.
I’m doing well. Busy, worked at a partner’s site today. Helped on two interview teams last week, new guy started on this Monday, 2 more openings in my group, bunch of other openings too (one interview was for my group, other one wasn’t).
i heard cisco is laying off something like 10k workers… was wondering if that impacted you — good to hear you guys are still hiring
I read that myself. Makes me wonder if I could recruit my old boss :-)
do ya get anything if ya recruit someone and the company hires him/her?
yeah, get a nice check – gross $1K-$5K depending on position.
Realistically he’d be going to another company if they’d let him stay in Louisville.
Nite Suz, nite everyone
that would be a sweet bonus dood
Time for me to sleep. I’ll hit the jukebox again one of these nights.
link button isn’t working, good thing I can write html.
link button isn’t working, good thing I can write html. Good night.
Weird dup. You all are still fixing bugs, good luck with it.
Yeah, a recruitment bonus would be real nice. Could pay back some personal debt to family and friends. Wish I could get a bike, but got to set priorities.
i’m not seeing dups and my link button is working fine. maybe you got a partial page load — have ya cleared your cache?
Just watching the end of Colbert……….David McCulloch is a treasure.
Happy dreams, Suzanne. Thanks for your wonderful salon.
guess its about time for me to turn back into a pumpkin, peeps. thanks for letting me hang out with ya tonight.
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