Thursday, August 30, 2007

Line of the day

From PoliPundit;

    I own more guns than I need, but not as many as I want.

Thats me!

Sunday, August 26, 2007

Back to School

Today was the day we took Thing1 back to his college to start his senior year - unlike freshman year. No tears, no hysterics, nothing. Just another day. After we had gotten home and fed Buffy we couldn't find her anywhere. I decided to check Thing1's room.

And there she was:

I guess she misses her boy...

Thursday, August 23, 2007

Raindrops keep falling on my head

We've been getting a lot of rain. Somewhere between 10 and 15 inches this month where normal is somewhere around 6 or 7. Most of it comes in one hour deluges. Today we got two of these deluges. The first one included some nasty straight line winds and numerous funnel clouds a couple of counties away. And damage...

This is part of my next door neighbors tree

And one in the parkway. It used to be as tall as the one next to it

There was a bit of flooding in the streets

Some people don't know to slow down

The backyard took a hit as well

The second wasn't as bad. Lots of rain but no damage.

It did kinda flood the intersection. Again.

Once the neighbors started clearing the drains the water went away quickly.

After the water receded it was easy to see how far away from the street it had gotten. The debris line is about 10 feet from the curb.

It had to happen sooner or later

I spent my first night in the hospital as a patient. To the best of my knowledge I had not been there since I was born almost 46 years ago. I got to spend two nights in the local hospital getting all kinds of tests (and no diagnosis...). On the plus side I did get to eat filet mignon for dinner one night and lobster tail the next :-)

Details soon